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104k
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since 1880

Marsha

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Warlike
  • #613 All Time
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How popular is the name "Marsha" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1908 6 6 0
1910 5 5 0
1911 8 8 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 9 9 0
1915 11 11 0
1916 20 20 0
1917 19 19 0
1918 23 23 0
1919 21 21 0
1920 18 18 0
1921 25 25 0
1922 27 27 0
1923 29 29 0
1924 23 23 0
1925 38 38 0
1926 37 37 0
1927 33 33 0
1928 36 36 0
1929 38 38 0
1930 46 46 0
1931 59 59 0
1932 47 47 0
1933 73 73 0
1934 82 82 0
1935 143 143 0
1936 328 328 0
1937 561 561 0
1938 619 619 0
1939 557 557 0
1940 741 741 0
1941 895 895 0
1942 1,576 1,569 7
1943 2,106 2,099 7
1944 2,405 2,399 6
1945 2,432 2,424 8
1946 3,621 3,612 9 #98 girl name
1947 4,344 4,335 9 #88 girl name
1948 4,731 4,723 8 #76 girl name
1949 4,618 4,611 7 #79 girl name
1950 5,412 5,402 10 #68 girl name
1951 5,194 5,189 5 #76 girl name
1952 5,588 5,581 7 #75 girl name
1953 5,138 5,129 9 #83 girl name
1954 4,972 4,965 7 #86 girl name
1955 4,074 4,060 14
1956 3,338 3,330 8
1957 2,929 2,923 6
1958 2,512 2,502 10
1959 2,478 2,470 8
1960 2,242 2,237 5
1961 2,173 2,162 11
1962 2,082 2,073 9
1963 1,959 1,952 7
1964 1,789 1,783 6
1965 1,538 1,538 0
1966 1,312 1,306 6
1967 1,317 1,317 0
1968 1,138 1,128 10
1969 1,145 1,145 0
1970 1,391 1,384 7
1971 1,315 1,306 9
1972 1,218 1,213 5
1973 1,135 1,135 0
1974 1,113 1,106 7
1975 1,011 1,005 6
1976 912 905 7
1977 856 856 0
1978 809 809 0
1979 703 703 0
1980 578 573 5
1981 561 561 0
1982 496 496 0
1983 389 389 0
1984 346 346 0
1985 273 273 0
1986 239 239 0
1987 250 250 0
1988 210 204 6
1989 191 191 0
1990 196 196 0
1991 176 176 0
1992 134 134 0
1993 107 107 0
1994 90 90 0
1995 69 69 0
1996 82 82 0
1997 61 61 0
1998 65 65 0
1999 62 62 0
2000 41 41 0
2001 41 41 0
2002 42 42 0
2003 33 33 0
2004 29 29 0
2005 40 40 0
2006 36 36 0
2007 31 31 0
2008 25 25 0
2009 24 24 0
2010 21 21 0
2011 27 27 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 26 26 0
2014 22 22 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Marsha? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 104,242 babies born with the name Marsha in the United States. That's more than enough Marshas to occupy the country of Tonga with an estimated population of 103,036 (as of November 30, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1908 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marsha" was in 1952 with a total of 5,581 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marshas)

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marsha" ranks #51 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Iowa. Imagine that, 115 babies in Iowa have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of 4,618 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 Marsha popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

American

Origin and Meaning of Marsha

The name "Marsha" is of American origin, and it means "Warlike". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Marsha Thomason

Marsha Thomason is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1993 to present. Marsha was born in 1976 as Marsha Lisa Thomason in Moston, Manchester, England, United Kingdom.

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Marsha Wattanapanich

Marsha was born in 1970 as Marion Ursula Marsha Vadhanapanich in Iserlohn, Germany.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for able, for you surely are.

R is for realist, the way you are.

S is for sensitive, another side shows.

H is for heavenly, your spirit is strong.

A is for affirm, the certainty of knowledge.

Your name in reverse order is "Ahsram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hsarma". 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 Marsha born Sep 28, 2010

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 Northern Japan approximately on 1775. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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