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Merida

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How popular is the baby name Merida in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1916 6 6 0
1921 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1929 7 7 0
1932 6 6 0
1933 7 7 0
1935 5 5 0
1936 7 7 0
1937 10 10 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 6 6 0
1940 6 6 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 11 11 0
1945 6 6 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 13 13 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 12 12 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 8 8 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 11 11 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 10 10 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 10 10 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 10 10 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 5 5 0
1988 6 6 0
1990 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1996 8 8 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 109 109 0
2014 103 103 0
2015 99 99 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Merida baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 717 babies born with the name Merida in the United States. That's more than enough Meridas to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Merida" was in 2013 with a total of 109 babies.

According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Merida" is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2015. Across the entire United States a total of only 99 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Merida popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Other Inspirations for the Name Merida

Merida Brave
Merida Initiative
Merida Mexico
Merida Once Upon A Time
Merida Venezuela
Merida Bikes
Merida Costume
Merida Disney
Merida Spain
Merida Mexico Weather

Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

E is for enchant, for enchant you will.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Adirem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Eiadrm". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Merida born Oct 10, 1955

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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 Southern Africa approximately on 725. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to study, to practice and to use wisdom, enclosed in psychological sciences, and in ancient manuscripts. With strong faith and hard work you will reach your real destiny in present life.

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