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Miranda

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Admirable
  • #599 All Time
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How popular is the name "Miranda" in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 9 9 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 10 10 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 6 6 0
1896 6 6 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 10 10 0
1900 14 14 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 7 7 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 6 6 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 6 6 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 16 16 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 11 11 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 10 10 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 13 13 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 12 12 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 6 6 0
1934 9 9 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1939 6 6 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 20 20 0
1942 16 16 0
1943 17 17 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 20 20 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 24 24 0
1949 19 19 0
1950 29 29 0
1951 35 35 0
1952 33 33 0
1953 51 51 0
1954 77 77 0
1955 72 72 0
1956 80 80 0
1957 163 163 0
1958 113 113 0
1959 142 142 0
1960 107 107 0
1961 136 136 0
1962 115 115 0
1963 154 154 0
1964 109 109 0
1965 139 139 0
1966 159 159 0
1967 167 167 0
1968 228 228 0
1969 214 214 0
1970 217 217 0
1971 280 280 0
1972 310 310 0
1973 326 326 0
1974 942 934 8
1975 882 882 0
1976 1,052 1,044 8
1977 1,123 1,123 0
1978 1,415 1,415 0
1979 1,601 1,594 7
1980 2,423 2,415 8
1981 2,249 2,240 9
1982 2,525 2,519 6
1983 2,487 2,479 8
1984 2,486 2,480 6
1985 2,276 2,268 8
1986 2,043 2,036 7
1987 1,987 1,979 8
1988 1,983 1,976 7
1989 2,333 2,324 9
1990 2,963 2,957 6
1991 3,829 3,822 7 #90 girl name
1992 3,695 3,695 0 #89 girl name
1993 3,585 3,579 6 #89 girl name
1994 5,461 5,453 8 #61 girl name
1995 5,986 5,980 6 #57 girl name
1996 4,568 4,568 0 #76 girl name
1997 4,599 4,590 9 #70 girl name
1998 4,150 4,142 8 #80 girl name
1999 3,433 3,433 0 #94 girl name
2000 3,041 3,041 0
2001 2,688 2,681 7
2002 2,271 2,271 0
2003 2,117 2,117 0
2004 2,616 2,609 7
2005 2,367 2,357 10
2006 2,496 2,496 0
2007 2,274 2,269 5
2008 2,060 2,060 0
2009 1,812 1,812 0
2010 1,775 1,770 5
2011 1,567 1,567 0
2012 1,469 1,469 0
2013 1,296 1,296 0
2014 1,348 1,348 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Miranda? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 107,269 babies born with the name Miranda in the United States. That's more than enough Mirandas to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given to 9 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Miranda" was in 1995 with a total of 5,980 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mirandas)

According to the 1988 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miranda" ranks #67 in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 33 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1988. Across the entire United States a total of 1,983 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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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

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Origin and Meaning of Miranda

The name "Miranda" is of Latin origin, and it means "Admirable". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Miranda Kerr

Miranda Kerr is a model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1997 to present. Miranda was born in 1983 as Miranda May Kerr in Sydney, Australia.

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Miranda Cosgrove

Miranda Cosgrove is an actress and singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Miranda was born in 1993 as Miranda Taylor Cosgrove in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Miranda Lambert

Miranda Lambert is a singer-songwriter specializing in country music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 2 to present. Miranda was born in 1983 as Miranda Leigh Lambert in Longview, Texas.

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Miranda Richardson

Miranda Richardson is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Miranda was born in 1958 as Miranda Jane Richardson in Southport, Lancashire, England.

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Miranda Otto

Miranda Otto is an actress with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1986 to present. Miranda was born in 1967 in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia.

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Miranda July

Miranda July is an actress, director, screenwriter, and singer. Miranda was born in 1974 in Barre, Vermont, U.S.

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Alternative Meanings

M is for melody, the song of life.

I is for interest, you show in others.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

A is for acquaintance, the many friends you know.

N is for nice, need I say more?

D is for delight, a surprise from within.

A is for accepting, your forgiving nature.

Your name in reverse order is "Adnarim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Aarmidn". 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 Miranda born May 4, 2001

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 France approximately on 950. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. Your problem - to learn to love and to trust the Universe. You are bound to think, study, reflect and develop inner wisdom.

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