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< 1k
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since 1880

Miri

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #15729 All Time
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How popular is the baby name Miri in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1980 11 11 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 6 6 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 9 9 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 11 11 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 30 30 0
2011 31 31 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 35 35 0
2014 29 29 0
2015 30 30 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Miri baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 503 babies born with the name Miri in the United States. That's more than enough Miris to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Miri" was in 2009 with a total of 37 babies.

According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miri" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 7 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2007. Across the entire United States a total of only 16 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Miri popular?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Miri

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

Miri Hanai

Miri Hanai is an adult biography. Miri was born in 1984 as Miri Hanai in Tokyo, Japan.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Miri

Miri Ben Ari
Miri Jedeikin
Miri Malaysia
Miri Marshall Husband
Miri Marshall Married
Miri Marshall Meteorologist
Miri Nyc
Miri Regev
Miri Star Trek
Miri Kim

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

R is for relax, you know how!

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

Your name in reverse order is "Irim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Miri". 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 Miri born Apr 25, 1985

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 Thailand approximately on 1575. Your profession was sailor and shoemaker.

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.

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