in the U.S.
- Gender: Neutral
- Origin: Greek
- #3772 All Time
Pronunciation of Memphis
How popular is the name "Memphis" in the U.S.?
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Want to know about the populiarty of Memphis? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,656 babies born with the name Memphis in the United States. That's more than enough Memphis to occupy the territory of Saint Helena, Ascension and Tristan da Cunha (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 4,000 (as of July 1, 2012). 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 2009 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Memphis" is not a popular baby girl's name in Florida. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Florida have the same name as you in 2009. Across the entire United States a total of only 514 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Memphis popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Memphis 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!
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.
M is for mild, your mild and gentle way.
E is for elegant, born within you.
M is for melody, the song of life.
P is for patience, the best of you!
H is for hand, that you always give.
I is for impressive, your list of qualities.
S is for self respect, a solid score here.
Your name in reverse order is "Sihpmem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hpimsem". 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 Sep 27, 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 Yugoslavia approximately on 700. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.
You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.
Name poster for Memphis
Here's something for you to ponder on...
Do the Name Game - Acrostic Challenge - This game is very simple to play. All you have to do is think of another name to spell out each letter of your name.