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Popularity
35k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Melba

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • #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
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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 first appeared 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 1930 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melba" ranks #81 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Utah. Imagine that, 16 babies in Utah have the same name as you in 1930. Across the entire United States a total of 862 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Melba" mean?

Melba (English): Adapted from the name of the city of Melbourne in Australia

The name "Melba" is of English origin and it means "Adapted from the name of the city of Melbourne in Australia". It's a name commonly given to girls.

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for elate, you make others happy.

L is for little, the little things you do.

B is for busy, your never idle life.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

Your name in reverse order is "Ablem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Labme". 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.

Where is the name Melba popular?



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!

Past life for Melba born Feb 22, 1957

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 Thailand approximately on 900. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. 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.

Name poster for Melba

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