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First Name
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010


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Fun Facts about the name Mairi

  • How many people with the first name Mairi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 235 babies born with the first name Mairi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mairi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mairi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mairi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mairi is Sunday, August 12th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Mairi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mairi was in 2011 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mairi: Your name in reverse order is Iriam. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Raimi. How do you pronounce that?
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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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Origin and Meaning of Mairi

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

  1. Mairi (municipality in the state of Bahia, Brazil)

Other Inspirations for the Name Mairi

Mairi Ella Challen
Mairi Ella Challen Age
Mairi Hedderwick
Mairi Macinnes
Mairi Pat Maguire
Mairi Campbell
Mairi Chisholm
Mairi Duncan

What does the name Mairi mean?

Mis for marvelous, which is how others see you

Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

Iis for interest, you show in others.

Ris for rational, the way you think.

Iis for immaculate, keeping it tidy

Past life for Mairi born Dec 18, 1924

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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 Australia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a person with huge energy, good in planning and supervising. If you were just a garbage-man, you were chief garbage-man. Your lesson - to learn humility and faith in spiritual principles. You should believe in High Reason.

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