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Marion

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141k Marian (English)

How popular is the baby name Marion in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 304 115 189 #80 boy name
1881 272 110 162 #82 boy name
1882 298 141 157 #92 boy name
1883 347 184 163 #87 boy name
1884 365 181 184 #86 boy name
1885 339 198 141
1886 455 273 182 #88 boy name
1887 385 254 131
1888 484 322 162
1889 484 331 153
1890 523 386 137
1891 534 413 121 #99 girl name
1892 663 497 166 #95 girl name
1893 671 532 139 #92 girl name
1894 741 587 154 #89 girl name
1895 1,004 856 148 #69 girl name
1896 1,159 987 172 #67 girl name
1897 1,147 994 153 #60 girl name
1898 1,252 1,086 166 #61 girl name
1899 1,125 973 152 #63 girl name
1900 1,386 1,197 189 #66 girl name
1901 1,122 963 159 #63 girl name
1902 1,209 1,033 176 #66 girl name
1903 1,230 1,042 188 #62 girl name
1904 1,307 1,109 198 #65 girl name
1905 1,311 1,141 170 #65 girl name
1906 1,364 1,183 181 #63 girl name
1907 1,477 1,251 226 #63 girl name
1908 1,582 1,349 233 #63 girl name
1909 1,692 1,445 247 #58 girl name
1910 1,989 1,703 286 #59 girl name
1911 2,090 1,744 346 #58 girl name
1912 3,202 2,522 680 #55 girl name
1913 3,625 2,854 771 #51 girl name
1914 4,532 3,550 982 #50 girl name
1915 5,751 4,456 1,295 #50 girl name
1916 6,390 5,033 1,357 #47 girl name
1917 6,787 5,371 1,416 #45 girl name
1918 7,118 5,583 1,535 #45 girl name
1919 6,646 5,158 1,488 #44 girl name
1920 7,348 5,745 1,603 #43 girl name
1921 7,529 5,813 1,716 #43 girl name
1922 7,300 5,669 1,631 #42 girl name
1923 7,380 5,711 1,669 #44 girl name
1924 7,663 6,046 1,617 #46 girl name
1925 7,192 5,577 1,615 #47 girl name
1926 6,980 5,353 1,627 #47 girl name
1927 6,803 5,210 1,593 #51 girl name
1928 6,935 5,420 1,515 #47 girl name
1929 6,080 4,632 1,448 #53 girl name
1930 5,693 4,304 1,389 #60 girl name
1931 5,079 3,766 1,313 #66 girl name
1932 4,803 3,491 1,312 #73 girl name
1933 4,394 3,199 1,195 #73 girl name
1934 4,011 2,882 1,129 #86 girl name
1935 3,995 2,813 1,182 #88 girl name
1936 3,631 2,582 1,049 #93 girl name
1937 3,424 2,309 1,115
1938 3,290 2,150 1,140
1939 3,101 2,068 1,033
1940 3,160 2,111 1,049
1941 3,011 1,986 1,025
1942 3,204 2,152 1,052
1943 3,190 2,124 1,066
1944 2,757 1,802 955
1945 2,442 1,602 840
1946 2,697 1,751 946
1947 2,806 1,847 959
1948 2,529 1,593 936
1949 2,358 1,520 838
1950 2,208 1,387 821
1951 2,197 1,341 856
1952 2,047 1,264 783
1953 2,054 1,279 775
1954 2,164 1,336 828
1955 1,860 1,147 713
1956 1,848 1,103 745
1957 1,661 1,053 608
1958 1,638 1,054 584
1959 1,463 920 543
1960 1,352 811 541
1961 1,311 749 562
1962 1,263 773 490
1963 1,194 737 457
1964 1,181 725 456
1965 999 568 431
1966 884 535 349
1967 807 463 344
1968 803 436 367
1969 754 413 341
1970 687 383 304
1971 703 359 344
1972 592 293 299
1973 565 267 298
1974 499 233 266
1975 478 233 245
1976 432 191 241
1977 458 229 229
1978 390 184 206
1979 417 185 232
1980 393 189 204
1981 398 211 187
1982 394 211 183
1983 310 174 136
1984 334 165 169
1985 322 168 154
1986 326 162 164
1987 287 150 137
1988 343 175 168
1989 301 152 149
1990 302 166 136
1991 302 158 144
1992 304 174 130
1993 216 116 100
1994 209 123 86
1995 198 108 90
1996 232 115 117
1997 259 128 131
1998 256 124 132
1999 209 102 107
2000 243 141 102
2001 226 120 106
2002 250 130 120
2003 277 119 158
2004 249 112 137
2005 269 103 166
2006 252 97 155
2007 259 113 146
2008 236 96 140
2009 229 110 119
2010 222 98 124
2011 213 111 102
2012 218 109 109
2013 236 140 96
2014 223 141 82
2015 223 146 77

Want to know about the popularity of the Marion baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 259,776 babies born with the name Marion in the United States. That's more than enough Marions to occupy the territory of New Caledonia (France) with an estimated population of 259,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 304 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marion" was in 1924 with a total of 6,046 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marions)

According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marion" ranks #66 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, 388 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1940. Across the entire United States a total of 3,160 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Marion popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Marion" mean? The list below shows the origins of Marion as well as things modernly associated with the name Marion such as celebrities named Marion.

Origin and Meaning of Marion

The name "Marion" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Bitter, or From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Marion Cotillard

Marion Cotillard is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Marion was born in 1975 in Paris, France.

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Marion Jones

Marion Jones is a sportsperson. Marion was born in 1975 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Marion Davies

Marion Davies is an actress, film producer, screenwriter, and philanthropist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1917 to 1937. Marion was born in 1897 as Marion Cecilia Douras in Brooklyn, New York, U.S.

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John Wayne

John Wayne is an actor, director, and producer with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1926 to 1976. John was born in 1907 as Marion Robert Morrison in Winterset, Iowa, U.S.

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Marion Bartoli

Marion Bartoli is a tennis biography. Marion was born in 1984 in Le Puy-en-Velay, Haute-Loire, France.

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Marusha

Marusha is a musical artist. Marusha was born in 1966 as Marion Aphrodite Gleis.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Marion

Marion Barber
Marion Barry
Marion Ross
Marion Berry
Marion Va

Alternative Meanings

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

O is for openness, it's refreshing!

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Noiram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rnmioa". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Past life for Marion born Jul 22, 1973

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Scotland approximately on 850. Your profession was seaman, cook, and carpenter.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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