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 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Memphis" is not a popular baby boy's name in Tennessee. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Tennessee have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 323 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 midwest? 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 mighty, your inner strength.
E is for enrich, a quality you share.
M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.
P is for pioneer, your adventuresome spirit.
H is for hand, that you always give.
I is for instill, the lesson of life.
S is for smile, it gives you face value.
Your name in reverse order is "Sihpmem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Hespimm". 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 Feb 24, 1972
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 Northern Canada approximately on 1400. Your profession was seaman, dealer, businessman, and broker.
Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.
Name poster for Memphis
Here's something for you to ponder on...
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