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since 1880

Myrtle

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How popular is the baby name Myrtle in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 620 615 5 #40 girl name
1881 643 643 0 #37 girl name
1882 803 803 0 #38 girl name
1883 851 851 0 #37 girl name
1884 985 979 6 #34 girl name
1885 1,031 1,026 5 #34 girl name
1886 1,102 1,094 8 #35 girl name
1887 1,094 1,087 7 #36 girl name
1888 1,310 1,310 0 #35 girl name
1889 1,371 1,361 10 #33 girl name
1890 1,411 1,406 5 #34 girl name
1891 1,464 1,458 6 #31 girl name
1892 1,671 1,666 5 #32 girl name
1893 1,767 1,759 8 #29 girl name
1894 1,824 1,818 6 #27 girl name
1895 1,950 1,938 12 #28 girl name
1896 1,941 1,928 13 #30 girl name
1897 1,833 1,833 0 #29 girl name
1898 2,097 2,090 7 #29 girl name
1899 1,828 1,821 7 #30 girl name
1900 2,252 2,252 0 #32 girl name
1901 1,901 1,892 9 #28 girl name
1902 1,893 1,884 9 #32 girl name
1903 1,994 1,980 14 #29 girl name
1904 1,911 1,905 6 #34 girl name
1905 2,026 2,026 0 #33 girl name
1906 1,928 1,921 7 #37 girl name
1907 1,936 1,929 7 #39 girl name
1908 1,959 1,952 7 #43 girl name
1909 1,955 1,950 5 #43 girl name
1910 2,152 2,145 7 #43 girl name
1911 2,041 2,033 8 #50 girl name
1912 2,604 2,599 5 #50 girl name
1913 2,851 2,843 8 #53 girl name
1914 3,057 3,049 8 #60 girl name
1915 3,887 3,865 22 #58 girl name
1916 3,974 3,960 14 #58 girl name
1917 4,063 4,046 17 #58 girl name
1918 4,094 4,076 18 #62 girl name
1919 3,826 3,816 10 #67 girl name
1920 3,963 3,955 8 #68 girl name
1921 3,805 3,791 14 #73 girl name
1922 3,655 3,649 6 #75 girl name
1923 3,323 3,314 9 #84 girl name
1924 3,215 3,206 9 #89 girl name
1925 2,986 2,977 9 #95 girl name
1926 2,773 2,758 15
1927 2,560 2,550 10
1928 2,259 2,243 16
1929 2,130 2,124 6
1930 2,010 1,995 15
1931 1,729 1,712 17
1932 1,680 1,669 11
1933 1,403 1,398 5
1934 1,443 1,435 8
1935 1,320 1,313 7
1936 1,249 1,239 10
1937 1,202 1,192 10
1938 1,122 1,115 7
1939 1,063 1,063 0
1940 1,025 1,020 5
1941 970 965 5
1942 909 909 0
1943 847 842 5
1944 686 686 0
1945 621 621 0
1946 571 571 0
1947 597 597 0
1948 536 536 0
1949 524 524 0
1950 460 460 0
1951 397 397 0
1952 367 367 0
1953 375 375 0
1954 329 329 0
1955 314 314 0
1956 258 258 0
1957 227 227 0
1958 196 196 0
1959 183 183 0
1960 175 175 0
1961 186 186 0
1962 145 145 0
1963 110 110 0
1964 115 115 0
1965 117 117 0
1966 88 88 0
1967 85 85 0
1968 74 74 0
1969 72 72 0
1970 49 49 0
1971 57 57 0
1972 37 37 0
1973 36 36 0
1974 34 34 0
1975 41 41 0
1976 27 27 0
1977 30 30 0
1978 22 22 0
1979 22 22 0
1980 27 27 0
1981 18 18 0
1982 24 24 0
1983 14 14 0
1984 16 16 0
1985 10 10 0
1986 15 15 0
1987 13 13 0
1988 7 7 0
1989 9 9 0
1990 8 8 0
1991 9 9 0
1992 6 6 0
1993 7 7 0
1994 9 9 0
1995 9 9 0
1996 8 8 0
1997 6 6 0
2005 6 6 0
2014 9 9 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Myrtle baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 136,934 babies born with the name Myrtle in the United States. That's more than enough Myrtles to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 620 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Myrtle" was in 1918 with a total of 4,076 babies. (That's a lot of baby Myrtles)

According to the 1920 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Myrtle" ranks #91 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, 164 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1920. Across the entire United States a total of 3,963 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 "Myrtle" mean? The list below shows the origins of Myrtle as well as things modernly associated with the name Myrtle such as celebrities named Myrtle.

Origin and Meaning of Myrtle

The name "Myrtle" is of English origin, and it means "Myrtle Bush". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Myrtle

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Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

T is for tasteful, the way you communicate.

L is for lofty, your ambitions are high!

E is for electric, a sparkling trait!

Your name in reverse order is "Eltrym". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Rmlyet". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Myrtle born Apr 3, 1962

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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 Southern England approximately on 1400. Your profession was handicraftsman and mechanic.

You were a seeker of truth and wisdom. You could have seen your future lives. Others perceived you as an idealist illuminating path to the future. Your lesson - to develop kind attitude to people, to acquire gift of understanding and compassion.

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