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Merrick

  • Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Fame rule
  • #4221 All Time
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How popular is the baby 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 17 0 17
1954 19 0 19
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 166 13 153
2014 206 11 195
2015 210 20 190

Want to know about the popularity of the Merrick baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,979 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 195 babies.

According to the 2008 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Merrick" is not a popular baby boy's name in Colorado. Imagine that, only 8 babies in Colorado have the same name as you in 2008. Across the entire United States a total of only 161 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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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.

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.

Other Inspirations for the Name Merrick

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Alternative Meanings

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

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for relax, you know how!

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for inspire, others seek your guidance.

C is for comic, laughter is your tonic.

K is for kid, the child within.

Your name in reverse order is "Kcirrem". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rrkmice". 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 Apr 6, 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 New Guinea approximately on 1275. Your profession was builder of houses, temples, and cathedrals.

You had a mind of a scientist, always seeking new explanations. Environment often misunderstood you. Had a respectable knowledge. 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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