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159k
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since 1880

Minnie

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: English
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #438 All Time
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Boys

How popular is the name "Minnie" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 1,755 1,746 9 #5 girl name
1881 1,661 1,653 8 #6 girl name
1882 2,014 2,004 10 #5 girl name
1883 2,049 2,035 14 #5 girl name
1884 2,243 2,243 0 #5 girl name
1885 2,184 2,178 6 #6 girl name
1886 2,380 2,372 8 #5 girl name
1887 2,226 2,215 11 #6 girl name
1888 2,668 2,654 14 #6 girl name
1889 2,637 2,624 13 #6 girl name
1890 2,666 2,650 16 #8 girl name
1891 2,440 2,428 12 #8 girl name
1892 2,617 2,609 8 #12 girl name
1893 2,528 2,510 18 #12 girl name
1894 2,598 2,592 6 #12 girl name
1895 2,576 2,567 9 #13 girl name
1896 2,544 2,530 14 #16 girl name
1897 2,300 2,284 16 #21 girl name
1898 2,417 2,409 8 #21 girl name
1899 2,046 2,036 10 #25 girl name
1900 2,685 2,673 12 #22 girl name
1901 2,036 2,026 10 #26 girl name
1902 2,066 2,055 11 #29 girl name
1903 1,859 1,846 13 #35 girl name
1904 1,890 1,885 5 #35 girl name
1905 1,956 1,950 6 #35 girl name
1906 1,785 1,777 8 #39 girl name
1907 1,917 1,907 10 #40 girl name
1908 1,825 1,817 8 #47 girl name
1909 1,787 1,779 8 #50 girl name
1910 1,989 1,983 6 #50 girl name
1911 1,906 1,899 7 #52 girl name
1912 2,306 2,295 11 #60 girl name
1913 2,340 2,332 8 #63 girl name
1914 2,727 2,717 10 #67 girl name
1915 3,284 3,270 14 #68 girl name
1916 3,286 3,274 12 #71 girl name
1917 3,269 3,262 7 #75 girl name
1918 3,192 3,181 11 #88 girl name
1919 3,288 3,272 16 #80 girl name
1920 3,257 3,244 13 #87 girl name
1921 3,008 2,998 10 #96 girl name
1922 3,131 3,117 14 #91 girl name
1923 2,800 2,783 17 #99 girl name
1924 2,901 2,885 16 #100 girl name
1925 2,758 2,737 21
1926 2,461 2,451 10
1927 2,482 2,467 15
1928 2,241 2,229 12
1929 2,011 1,994 17
1930 2,016 2,005 11
1931 1,788 1,770 18
1932 1,825 1,808 17
1933 1,617 1,604 13
1934 1,682 1,663 19
1935 1,591 1,582 9
1936 1,444 1,429 15
1937 1,393 1,378 15
1938 1,375 1,361 14
1939 1,280 1,268 12
1940 1,234 1,227 7
1941 1,363 1,354 9
1942 1,456 1,447 9
1943 1,357 1,347 10
1944 1,228 1,220 8
1945 1,094 1,087 7
1946 1,079 1,074 5
1947 1,059 1,050 9
1948 1,001 995 6
1949 940 935 5
1950 881 875 6
1951 793 793 0
1952 696 696 0
1953 660 655 5
1954 610 610 0
1955 549 549 0
1956 496 496 0
1957 423 418 5
1958 415 415 0
1959 430 425 5
1960 349 349 0
1961 319 319 0
1962 272 272 0
1963 245 245 0
1964 223 223 0
1965 208 208 0
1966 181 181 0
1967 175 175 0
1968 155 155 0
1969 138 138 0
1970 126 126 0
1971 134 134 0
1972 114 114 0
1973 108 108 0
1974 104 104 0
1975 95 95 0
1976 83 83 0
1977 69 69 0
1978 59 59 0
1979 73 73 0
1980 71 71 0
1981 56 56 0
1982 45 45 0
1983 53 53 0
1984 44 44 0
1985 63 63 0
1986 34 34 0
1987 45 45 0
1988 44 44 0
1989 33 33 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 37 37 0
1992 55 55 0
1993 24 24 0
1994 37 37 0
1995 28 28 0
1996 36 36 0
1997 30 30 0
1998 35 35 0
1999 24 24 0
2000 31 31 0
2001 25 25 0
2002 33 33 0
2003 25 25 0
2004 27 27 0
2005 31 31 0
2006 37 37 0
2007 17 17 0
2008 43 43 0
2009 28 28 0
2010 37 37 0
2011 39 39 0
2012 44 44 0
2013 58 58 0
2014 48 48 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Minnie? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 159,352 babies born with the name Minnie in the United States. That's more than enough Minnies to occupy the country of Cura with an estimated population of 149,679 (as of March 26, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 1,755 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Minnie" was in 1916 with a total of 3,274 babies. (That's a lot of baby Minnies)

According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Minnie" ranks #37 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Carolina. Imagine that, 224 babies in North Carolina have the same name as you in 1921. Across the entire United States a total of 3,008 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Where is the name Minnie popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Minnie

The name "Minnie" is of English origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Minnie Driver

Minnie Driver is an actress singer-songwriter with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1990 to present. Minnie was born in 1971 as Amelia Fiona J. Driver in Finsbury Park, London, England, United Kingdom.

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Minnie Pearl

Minnie Pearl is a country comedian with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1939 to 1991. Minnie was born in 1912 as Sarah Ophelia Colley in Centerville, Hickman CountyTennessee, USA.

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Minnie Minoso

Minnie Minoso is a MLB player. Minnie was born in 1922 in Perico, Cuba.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

N is for neatness, your orderly way.

I is for ignite, the fire in you!

E is for extra, those little things you do!

Your name in reverse order is "Einnim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nnmeii". 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 Minnie born Nov 25, 1930

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1025. Your profession was monk, bee-keeper, and lone gunman.

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. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

Name poster for Minnie

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