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Pronunciation of Memphis
How popular is the baby name Memphis in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the popularity of the Memphis baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5,156 babies born with the name Memphis in the United States. That's more than enough Memphis to occupy the territory of Montserrat (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,922 (as of May 12, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1915 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Memphis" was in 2009 with a total of 428 babies.
According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Memphis" is not a popular baby boy's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, only 10 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 426 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Memphis popular?
Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations
Have you been wondering what does the name "Memphis" mean? The list below shows the origins of Memphis as well as things modernly associated with the name Memphis such as celebrities named Memphis.
Origin and Meaning of Memphis
The name "Memphis" is of Greek origin, and it means "Established and beautiful". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.
Other Inspirations for the Name Memphis
Memphis May Fire
M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.
E is for endear, all those you touch.
M is for mighty, your inner strength.
P is for pride, strong and alive!
H is for hardy, can't keep you down!
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
S is for strength, there when needed.
Your name in reverse order is "Sihpmem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hmmspei". 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 Memphis born Dec 2, 1981
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 Italy approximately on 1625. Your profession was farmer, weaver, and tailor.
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.