in the U.S.
- Gender: Girl
- Origin: Chinese
- Meaning: Plum
- #9459 All Time
Pronunciation of Mei
How popular is the name "Mei" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Mei? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,099 babies born with the name Mei in the United States. That's more than enough Meis to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1947 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mei" was in 2014 with a total of 49 babies.
According to the 1982 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mei" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 5 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1982. Across the entire United States a total of only 15 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Mei popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mei in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south west? Search for the name to check your answer!
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Mei" mean? The list below shows the origins of Mei as well as things modernly associated with the name Mei such as celebrities named Mei.
Origin and Meaning of Mei
The name "Mei" is of Chinese origin, and it means "Plum". It's a name commonly given to girls.
M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.
E is for enchant, for enchant you will.
I is for interest, you show in others.
Your name in reverse order is "Iem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mie". 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 Mei born Mar 10, 1923
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 Borneo approximately on 1175. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.
You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.
Name poster for Mei
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