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Merton

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 27 0 27
1881 17 0 17
1882 20 0 20
1883 23 0 23
1884 16 0 16
1885 12 0 12
1886 10 0 10
1887 15 0 15
1888 11 0 11
1889 7 0 7
1890 8 0 8
1891 12 0 12
1892 19 0 19
1893 14 0 14
1894 15 0 15
1895 12 0 12
1896 17 0 17
1897 14 0 14
1898 11 0 11
1899 6 0 6
1900 6 0 6
1901 13 0 13
1902 17 0 17
1903 8 0 8
1904 10 0 10
1905 16 0 16
1906 8 0 8
1907 21 0 21
1908 26 0 26
1909 20 0 20
1910 16 0 16
1911 33 0 33
1912 60 0 60
1913 56 0 56
1914 77 0 77
1915 105 0 105
1916 117 0 117
1917 116 0 116
1918 137 0 137
1919 104 0 104
1920 150 0 150
1921 139 0 139
1922 129 0 129
1923 141 0 141
1924 132 0 132
1925 141 0 141
1926 115 0 115
1927 134 0 134
1928 124 0 124
1929 106 0 106
1930 113 0 113
1931 75 0 75
1932 90 0 90
1933 83 0 83
1934 79 0 79
1935 79 0 79
1936 62 0 62
1937 75 0 75
1938 61 0 61
1939 43 0 43
1940 45 0 45
1941 61 0 61
1942 53 0 53
1943 55 0 55
1944 41 0 41
1945 30 0 30
1946 35 0 35
1947 44 0 44
1948 32 0 32
1949 32 0 32
1950 31 0 31
1951 32 0 32
1952 28 0 28
1953 22 0 22
1954 23 0 23
1955 21 0 21
1956 26 0 26
1957 21 0 21
1958 11 0 11
1959 24 0 24
1960 16 0 16
1961 17 0 17
1962 12 0 12
1963 14 0 14
1964 18 0 18
1965 9 0 9
1966 12 0 12
1967 15 0 15
1968 14 0 14
1969 8 0 8
1970 13 0 13
1971 9 0 9
1972 8 0 8
1973 10 0 10
1974 11 0 11
1976 7 0 7
1977 10 0 10
1978 8 0 8
1979 8 0 8
1980 9 0 9
1983 5 0 5
1985 5 0 5
1988 8 0 8
1993 5 0 5
1995 5 0 5

Want to know about the popularity of the Merton baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 4,246 babies born with the name Merton in the United States. That's more than enough Mertons 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 1880 when it was given to 27 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Merton" was in 1920 with a total of 150 babies.

According to the 1915 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Merton" ranks #96 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Vermont. Imagine that, 5 babies in Vermont have the same name as you in 1915. Across the entire United States a total of 105 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 "Merton" mean? The list below shows the origins of Merton as well as things modernly associated with the name Merton such as celebrities named Merton.

Origin and Meaning of Merton

The name "Merton" is of English origin, and it means "From the lake town". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Merton

Merton College
Merton Hanks
Merton Miller
Merton Model
Merton Prayer
Merton Strain Theory
Merton Theory

Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

E is for extra, those little things you do!

R is for rapport, friends seek you.

T is for teacher, you truly are.

O is for orderly, a lifelong passion.

N is for nice, need I say more?

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

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Past life for Merton born Mar 14, 2003

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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 Western Australia approximately on 875. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. There is the invisible connection between material and spiritual world. Your lesson - to search, to find and to use this bridge.

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