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Maire

First Name
862
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
627
in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Maire

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

Wiktionary
  1. A female given name, anglicisation of Irish Máire (“Mary”).
  2. A surname​.

Maire was also found in the following language(s): Estonian and Finnish

Notable Persons Named Maire

Moya Brennan is a folk music of ireland, celtic music, new-age music, and contemporary christian music singing, songwriter, record producer, and harp. She holds the title Against the Wind" and Perfect Time". She was most prominent from 1970 to present. Moya was given the name Máire Philomena Ní Bhraonáin on August 4th, 1952 in Dublin, County Dublin, Ireland. Moya is also known as Máire Brennan, Máire Jarvis, The Voice of Clannad", and First Lady of Celtic Music".

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Maire O'Neill was an actress. Her career lasted from 1905 to 1952. Maire was given the name Mary Allgood on January 12th, 1885 in Dublin. She left this life on November 2nd, 1952.

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She holds the title Vice President of Sinn Féin and Vice President ofSinn Féin. Máire was given the name Máire McAleer on November 22nd, 1919 in Newry. She passed away on October 28th, 1976.

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Máire Geoghegan-Quinn is a Member European Court of Auditors, European Commissioner for Research, Innovation, Science, MemberEuropean Court of Auditors, Minister for Equality, Law Reform, Minister for Justice, Minister for Tourism, Transport, Communications, Minister for the Gaelta. Máire was born on September 5th, 1950 in Carna, County Galway, Ireland.

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Máire Whelan is an Attorney General of Ireland. Máire was born in Kinvara.

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Máire Ní Chinnéide was a Camogie Association of Ireland. Máire was born on January 17th, 1879 in Rathmines. She left this life on May 25th, 1967.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maire

Bruno Le Maire is a Member of the French National Assembly for Eure, Member of theFrench National AssemblyforEure, French Minister of Agriculture, and Ministry of Agriculture (France). Bruno was born on April 15th, 1969 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

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Isaac was born in 1558. He died in 1624.

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Andre was born in 1898. He died in 1984.

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Nicolas was born in 1800. He died in 1878.

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Benoît Maire is a in the fields of film, sculpture, painting, and photography. Benoît was born on October 22nd, 1978 in Pessac.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1901 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 7 7 0
1917 7 7 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 9 9 0
1920 8 8 0
1921 6 6 0
1922 10 10 0
1923 7 7 0
1924 10 10 0
1925 8 8 0
1926 13 13 0
1927 9 9 0
1928 9 9 0
1930 8 8 0
1933 9 9 0
1935 5 5 0
1936 7 7 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 5 5 0
1945 10 10 0
1947 5 5 0
1948 6 6 0
1950 5 5 0
1953 5 5 0
1955 11 11 0
1956 19 19 0
1957 8 8 0
1958 6 6 0
1959 6 6 0
1960 7 7 0
1961 6 6 0
1962 11 11 0
1963 12 12 0
1964 15 15 0
1965 8 8 0
1966 7 7 0
1967 7 7 0
1968 9 9 0
1970 15 15 0
1971 5 5 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 7 7 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 7 7 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 5 5 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 10 10 0
1984 11 11 0
1985 12 12 0
1986 6 6 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 11 11 0
1989 22 22 0
1990 17 17 0
1991 15 15 0
1992 9 9 0
1993 17 17 0
1994 16 16 0
1995 10 10 0
1996 19 19 0
1997 26 26 0
1998 19 19 0
1999 17 17 0
2000 14 14 0
2001 16 16 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 17 17 0
2004 12 12 0
2005 14 14 0
2006 8 8 0
2007 11 11 0
2008 10 10 0
2009 12 12 0
2010 10 10 0
2011 8 8 0
2012 12 12 0
2013 13 13 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 10 10 0
2016 8 8 0

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maire U.S.
  White 90.91% 64.26%
  African American 3.83% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.44% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.44% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maire

People with the last name Maire are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Maire

  • How Popular is the name Maire? Maire is the 11,418th most popular name of all time. As a last name Maire was the 35,812th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maire have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 862 babies born with the first name Maire in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maire to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maire? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1901 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Maire first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maire is Wednesday, March 8th, 1876.
  • What year had the most people named Maire born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maire was in 1997 with a total of 26 babies.
  • Random Maire Factoid: According to the 2002 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maire is not a popular baby girl's name in Massachusetts. Imagine that, only 5 babies in Massachusetts have the same name as you in 2002.
  • Weird things about the name Maire: Your name in reverse order is Eriam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raeim. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maire? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 627 people with the last name Maire.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maire? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Maire as their last name since less than 1 person in 476k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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