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< 1k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Miri

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: Hebrew
  • Meaning: Of the Sea or Bitter
  • #16174 All Time
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How popular is the 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
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 15 15 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 27 27 0

Want to know about the populiarty of Miri? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 465 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 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miri" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 19 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2012. Across the entire United States a total of only 37 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Where is the name Miri popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Miri in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the gulf coast area? Search for the name to check your answer!

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.

Hebrew

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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Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

R is for rational, the way you think.

I is for ideals, no higher!

Your name in reverse order is "Irim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rmii". 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 Oct 28, 1995

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 Northern Japan approximately on 1575. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. 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 Miri

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