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Popularity
< 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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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1962550
1967550
1968550
1972770
1973660
1974550
1975770
1976660
1977770
1978660
198011110
1982990
1983660
1984660
1985770
1986880
1987660
1990660
1991660
1992880
199310100
1994990
1998770
1999770
200010100
200111110
2002880
2003550
2004880
200511110
2006770
200715150
200828280
200937370
201030300
201131310
201237370
201335350
201427270

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 first appeared 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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Miri" is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 15 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 31 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

What does the name "Miri" mean?

Miri (Hebrew): Of the Sea or Bitter

The name "Miri" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 7 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

I is for ideas, that you bring to life.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

Your name in reverse order is "Irim". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Irmi". 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.

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 region near the Rockies? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Miri

Miri Hanai

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

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Past life for Miri born Jan 10, 2004

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 Eastern Australia approximately on 1175. Your profession was leader, major, and captain.

Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. It always seemed to you, that your perceptions of the world are somewhat different. Your lesson - to trust your intuition as your best guide in present life.

Name poster for Miri

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Here's something for you to ponder on...

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