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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 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.

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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 new england region? 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 mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

I is for impressive, your list of qualities.

R is for relish, you seek a challenge.

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 "Miir". 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 Sep 9, 1947

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 Northern New Zealand approximately on 1325. Your profession was banker, usurer, moneylender, and judge.

Your psychological profile shows you had a natural talent of psychologist and knew how to use the opportunities. Cold-blooded and calm in any situation. 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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