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Merrick

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fame rule
  • #4302 All Time
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How popular is the name "Merrick" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 0 5
1913 8 0 8
1915 6 0 6
1916 10 0 10
1917 7 0 7
1918 6 0 6
1919 9 0 9
1920 9 0 9
1921 9 0 9
1922 16 0 16
1923 6 0 6
1925 7 0 7
1926 9 0 9
1927 7 0 7
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1933 7 0 7
1935 6 0 6
1936 6 0 6
1937 9 0 9
1938 9 0 9
1939 10 0 10
1940 10 0 10
1941 11 0 11
1942 9 0 9
1943 7 0 7
1944 9 0 9
1945 13 0 13
1946 18 0 18
1947 16 0 16
1948 14 0 14
1949 13 0 13
1950 10 0 10
1951 13 0 13
1952 17 0 17
1953 16 0 16
1954 20 0 20
1955 17 0 17
1956 18 0 18
1957 17 0 17
1958 18 0 18
1959 17 0 17
1960 13 0 13
1961 16 0 16
1962 20 5 15
1963 22 0 22
1964 14 0 14
1965 23 0 23
1966 16 0 16
1967 14 0 14
1968 18 0 18
1969 21 0 21
1970 27 0 27
1971 26 0 26
1972 23 0 23
1973 18 0 18
1974 28 0 28
1975 19 0 19
1976 29 0 29
1977 28 0 28
1978 29 0 29
1979 14 0 14
1980 18 0 18
1981 25 6 19
1982 27 12 15
1983 23 9 14
1984 22 5 17
1985 41 10 31
1986 27 7 20
1987 32 6 26
1988 23 0 23
1989 28 6 22
1990 22 0 22
1991 27 0 27
1992 34 0 34
1993 49 0 49
1994 40 0 40
1995 67 6 61
1996 68 9 59
1997 57 15 42
1998 63 5 58
1999 77 6 71
2000 76 7 69
2001 104 24 80
2002 77 13 64
2003 95 16 79
2004 141 14 127
2005 154 18 136
2006 182 23 159
2007 188 18 170
2008 161 16 145
2009 155 10 145
2010 138 13 125
2011 127 11 116
2012 156 13 143
2013 165 13 152
2014 204 11 193

Want to know about the populiarty of Merrick? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,766 babies born with the name Merrick in the United States. That's more than enough Merricks to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Merrick" was in 2014 with a total of 193 babies.

According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Merrick" is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 18 babies in California have the same name as you in 2005. Across the entire United States a total of only 154 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Merrick popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Merrick 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 "Merrick" mean? The list below shows the origins of Merrick as well as things modernly associated with the name Merrick such as celebrities named Merrick.

English

Origin and Meaning of Merrick

The name "Merrick" is of English origin, and it means "Fame rule". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Alternative Meanings

M is for mirth, your laughter.

E is for exotic, no lack of spirit here!

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

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for casual, no pretension here.

K is for keepsake, you treasure your memories.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcirrem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rkciemr". 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 Merrick born Jun 30, 2005

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 Western Russia approximately on 975. Your profession was designer, engineering, and craftsman.

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. You fulfill your lesson by helping old folks and children. You came to that life to learn to care about weak and helpless.

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