Maris

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Wiktionary

From , Trumpington, Cambridge (the founding site of Cambridge University's Plant Breeding Institute)

  1. A surname​.
  2. Name component for agricultural plant varieties:
    wheat: Widgeon, Huntsman, etc
    barley: Otter, etc
    potato: Peer, Bard, etc
    field bean: Beagle, Beaver, etc

Maris was also found in the following language(s): Estonian

Notable Persons Named Maris

Māris Kučinskis is a Prime Minister of Latvia, Minister of Regional Development, Local Government, List of Ministers of Regional Development, and Local Governments of Latvia. Māris was born on November 28th, 1961 in Valmiera.

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Māris Verpakovskis is a soccer player for the FK Liepājas Metalurgs, Skonto FC, FC Dynamo Kyiv, Getafe CF, HNK Hajduk Split, Celta de Vigo, Ergotelis F.C., FC Baku, FK Liepāja, and Latvia national football team. Māris was born on October 15th, 1979 in Liepāja.

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Māris was born on March 10th, 1987 in Valmiera.

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Māris Liepa was a dancer. Māris was given the name Māris Rūdolfs Liepa on July 27th, 1936 in 22. They passed away on March 26th, 1989.

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Maris was born on August 17th, 1839. He died on August 22nd, 1917.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Maris

Roger Maris was a baseball player. Roger was born on September 10th, 1934 in Hibbing, Minnesota. He breathed his last breath on December 14th, 1985.

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Bernard Maris was an economist, writer, and journalist. Bernard was born on September 23rd, 1946 in Toulouse, France. He breathed his last breath on January 7th, 2015.

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Mona Maris was an actress. Her career lasted from 1925 to 1984. Mona was given the name Mona Maria Emita Capdeville on November 7th, 1903 in Buenos Aires. She passed away on March 21st, 1991.

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Saint Maris is a saint.

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George Maris is a soccer player for the Barnsley F.C., Nuneaton Town F.C., and Guiseley A.F.C. George was born on March 6th, 1996 in Sheffield, England.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1912 6 6 0
1915 5 0 5
1916 8 8 0
1918 8 8 0
1919 8 8 0
1920 15 10 5
1922 6 6 0
1923 10 5 5
1924 11 5 6
1925 5 0 5
1926 5 0 5
1927 10 0 10
1929 6 6 0
1930 7 7 0
1931 11 6 5
1932 18 11 7
1933 8 8 0
1934 5 5 0
1935 13 13 0
1936 11 11 0
1937 19 19 0
1938 31 31 0
1939 39 39 0
1940 30 30 0
1941 21 21 0
1942 37 37 0
1943 32 32 0
1944 23 23 0
1945 14 14 0
1946 28 28 0
1947 23 23 0
1948 28 28 0
1949 23 23 0
1950 18 13 5
1951 21 13 8
1952 19 19 0
1953 16 11 5
1954 31 25 6
1955 12 12 0
1956 24 16 8
1957 15 15 0
1958 21 21 0
1959 20 15 5
1960 33 19 14
1961 38 16 22
1962 18 6 12
1963 22 11 11
1964 22 12 10
1965 12 12 0
1966 23 13 10
1967 7 7 0
1968 12 5 7
1969 15 10 5
1970 9 9 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 12 6 6
1973 12 12 0
1974 14 14 0
1975 13 13 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 12 12 0
1978 16 11 5
1979 7 7 0
1980 17 17 0
1981 24 17 7
1982 22 22 0
1983 13 13 0
1984 19 19 0
1985 14 14 0
1986 32 32 0
1987 16 16 0
1988 17 17 0
1989 17 17 0
1990 23 18 5
1991 20 20 0
1992 23 18 5
1993 25 19 6
1994 51 51 0
1995 42 42 0
1996 41 41 0
1997 51 51 0
1998 50 50 0
1999 47 47 0
2000 43 43 0
2001 32 32 0
2002 38 38 0
2003 49 49 0
2004 48 48 0
2005 59 59 0
2006 48 48 0
2007 60 60 0
2008 53 53 0
2009 42 42 0
2010 47 47 0
2011 55 55 0
2012 46 46 0
2013 49 49 0
2014 48 48 0
2015 41 41 0
2016 60 60 0
2017 62 62 0

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Popularity of Maris as a first name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Maris U.S.
  White 84.39% 64.26%
  African American 4.18% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.47% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.45% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.66% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 6.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Maris

People with the last name Maris are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Maris

  • How Popular is the name Maris? Maris is the 5,901st most popular name of all time. As a last name Maris was the 14,902nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Maris have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 2,477 babies born with the first name Maris in the United States. That's more than enough people named Maris to occupy the territory of Norfolk Island (Australia) with an estimated population of 2,302 (as of August 9, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Maris? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1912 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Maris first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Maris is Monday, October 26th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Maris born? The highest recorded use of the first name Maris was in 2017 with a total of 62 babies.
  • Random Maris Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Maris is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Maris: Your name in reverse order is Siram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imars. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Maris? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,986 people with the last name Maris.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Maris? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Maris as their last name since less than 1 person in 149k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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