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88k
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since 1880

Melody

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Song Tune
  • #681 All Time
Girls
Boys

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



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1914770
1920550
1921550
1922550
1924770
1925660
1926990
192910100
193017170
193110100
193211110
193313130
193416160
193515150
193618180
193718180
193829290
193922220
194026260
194151510
19422022020
19431951950
19442002000
19453073070
19465385380
19477597590
19487397390
19497417410
19507907900
19518888880
19521,1301,1300
19531,2951,2950
19541,5471,5470
19551,8011,8010
19562,3882,3880
19571,9961,9915
19581,7511,74110
19591,9521,9520
19602,7622,7575
19612,2802,2728
19622,0332,0267
19632,0912,0910
19641,9021,8975
19651,6731,6649
19661,7121,7075
19671,5291,5290
19681,2801,2800
19691,2571,2489
19701,1831,1776
19711,2031,2030
19721,1281,1235
19731,1301,1237
19741,2041,1977
19751,1981,1980
19761,2231,2158
19771,3711,3710
19781,3351,3305
19791,3691,3645
19801,3221,3175
19811,1851,1769
19821,1191,1145
19831,1151,1078
19841,0951,0878
19859679670
19869439358
19879119056
19888838830
19898918829
19908648640
19918508500
19929069060
19937317310
19947307300
19957087080
19966646640
19977367360
19987087080
19996276270
20007207200
20011,0791,0790
20021,0451,0450
20031,0221,0220
20041,0181,0180
20051,0371,0370
20061,1041,1040
20071,1431,1430
20081,2161,2160
20091,4471,4470
20101,5691,5690
20111,5561,5560
20121,7791,7790
20131,8491,8490
20142,0482,0480

Want to know about the populiarty of Melody? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 87,969 babies born with the name Melody in the United States. That's more than enough Melodies to occupy the country of Antigua and Barbuda with an estimated population of 86,295 (as of May 27, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1914 when it was given to 7 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Melody" was in 1960 with a total of 2,757 babies. (That's a lot of baby Melodies)

According to the 1961 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Melody" ranks #94 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Idaho. Imagine that, 20 babies in Idaho have the same name as you in 1961. Across the entire United States a total of 2,280 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Melody

The name "Melody" is of English origin, and it means "Song Tune". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Melody Thornton

Melody Thornton is a singer-songwriter and dancer specializing in hip hop, R&B, and soul music. Melody was born in 1984.

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Melody Klaver

Melody was born in 1990 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

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Melody Johnson

Melody was born in 1982.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.

E is for excite, your spirit is catching!

L is for loyalty, that you show.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

Y is for young, the years never show!

Your name in reverse order is "Ydolem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Omdley". 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 Melody born Apr 10, 1929

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 Portugal approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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. The world is full of ill and lonely people. You should help those, who are less fortunate than you are.

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