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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mairead

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  1. A female given name, corresponding to English Margaret.

Notable Persons Named Mairead

Máiréad Nesbitt is a celtic music and classical music musician. She plays Fiddle, Violin, and Piano. She was most prominent from 1996 to present. Máiréad was born in Loughmore.

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Máiréad Carlin is a celtic music singing. She plays Accordion and Vocals. Máiréad was born on December 5th, 1988 in Derry.

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Mairead was given the name Mairead Corrigan on January 27th, 1944 in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Mairead is also known as Mairead Corrigan Maguire.

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Mairéad was born on March 3rd, 1957 in Belfast. Mairéad is also known as Máiréad Ní Fhearghail / Ní Fhearail. She left this life on March 6th, 1988.

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Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh is a folk music of ireland, folk music, and world music singer and fiddle. She plays Fiddle. She was most active from 1981 to present. Mairéad was born Mairéad Ní Mhaonaigh on July 26th, 1959 in Gweedore, County Donegal, Ireland.

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Mairead McGuinness is a Member of the European Parliament. Mairead was born on June 13th, 1959 in Drogheda, County Louth, Ireland.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1967 6 6 0
1971 7 7 0
1973 7 7 0
1977 6 6 0
1978 8 8 0
1979 9 9 0
1980 5 5 0
1981 7 7 0
1982 11 11 0
1983 7 7 0
1984 9 9 0
1985 9 9 0
1986 9 9 0
1987 14 14 0
1988 13 13 0
1989 18 18 0
1990 30 30 0
1991 30 30 0
1992 19 19 0
1993 22 22 0
1994 27 27 0
1995 43 43 0
1996 39 39 0
1997 53 53 0
1998 40 40 0
1999 43 43 0
2000 46 46 0
2001 43 43 0
2002 59 59 0
2003 51 51 0
2004 44 44 0
2005 34 34 0
2006 40 40 0
2007 49 49 0
2008 44 44 0
2009 50 50 0
2010 36 36 0
2011 28 28 0
2012 31 31 0
2013 31 31 0
2014 25 25 0
2015 24 24 0
2016 25 25 0
2017 35 35 0

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Popularity of Mairead as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Mairead

  • How Popular is the name Mairead? Mairead is the 9,438th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mairead have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 1,186 babies born with the first name Mairead in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mairead to occupy the territory of Niue (New Zealand) with an estimated population of 1,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mairead? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1967 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mairead first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mairead is Tuesday, July 1st, 1902.
  • What year had the most people named Mairead born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mairead was in 2002 with a total of 59 babies.
  • Random Mairead Factoid: According to the 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mairead is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2010.
  • Weird things about the name Mairead: Your name in reverse order is Daeriam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amiedra. How do you pronounce that?

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