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Popularity
35k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Melba

  • Gender: Girl
  • #1205 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Melba" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1893770
189415150
189519190
189633330
189736360
189860600
189946460
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19328728720
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19347737730
19357577570
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19397817810
19407317310
19417227157
19426486480
19435975970
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19455035030
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19484534530
19494274270
19503943940
19514224220
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19534604600
19544384380
19554054050
19563573570
19573883880
19582942940
19592652650
19602552550
19612372370
19621881880
19631841840
19641411410
19651441440
19661251250
19671041040
196882820
196977770
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19721131130
197385850
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197664640
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197947470
198046460
198140400
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198336360
198428280
198518180
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198735350
198823230
198922220
199023230
199118180
199217170
199310100
199416160
199510100
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Want to know about the populiarty of Melba? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 34,873 babies born with the name Melba in the United States. That's more than enough Melbas to occupy the country of San Marino with an estimated population of 32,312 (as of March 31, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1893 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Melba" was in 1924 with a total of 998 babies.

According to the 1924 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melba" ranks #86 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Texas. Imagine that, 155 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 1924. Across the entire United States a total of 1,003 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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The map shows the relative popularity of the name Melba in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

What does the name "Melba" mean?

M is for musical, your hidden talent!

E is for elegant, born within you.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

B is for beacon, you extend your friendly hand.

A is for able, for you surely are.

Your name in reverse order is "Ablem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Albem". 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 Melba born May 30, 2011

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Southern Japan approximately on 1700. Your profession was shepherd, horseman, and forester.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. You are bound to learn to understand other people and to meet all life difficulties with joyful heart. You should help others, bringing them spirit of joy.

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