Mariska

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899
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mariska

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     Hungarian
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     Dutch
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     English
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     Hebrew
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  • A submission from India says the name Mariska means "A very attractive female".
  • According to a user from Jamaica, the name Mariska is of Hungarian origin and means "Mermaid of the sea and of the sky".
  • A user from Canada says the name Mariska is of Hungarian origin and means "Peoples Rebellion".
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Notable Persons Named Mariska

Mariska Hargitay is an actress, producer, and director. She was most active from 1983 to 1983. Mariska was given the name Mariska Magdolna Hargitay by her parents Mickey Hargitay and 20 on January 23rd, 1964 in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Mariska Veres was a psychedelic rock, pop music, and jazz musician. She plays Organ (music) and Vocals. She was most prominent from 1963 to 2006. Mariska was given the name Maria Elisabeth Ender on October 1st, 1947 in The Hague. Mariska is also known as Mariska Veres. She passed away on December 2nd, 2006.

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Mariska is a hip hop music singing and songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Mariska was given the name Anna Maria Rahikainen on February 19th, 1979 in Helsinki.

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Mariska Aldrich was an actress/singer. She was most active from 1908 to 1908. Mariska was given the name Mariska Horvath on March 27th, 1881 in Boston. Mariska is also known as Mariska Horvath (birth name). She left this life on September 28th, 1965.

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Mariska Karasz was an author, artist, fashion design, and fashion designer. Mariska was born in 1898 in Budapest. She died in 1960.

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Mariska was born on April 26th, 1974.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mariska

Mariska is a hip hop music singing and songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 2002. Mariska was given the name Anna Maria Rahikainen on February 19th, 1979 in Helsinki.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1971 5 5 0
1972 5 5 0
1982 5 5 0
1986 9 9 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 12 12 0
1990 5 5 0
1992 12 12 0
1993 7 7 0
1995 9 9 0
1998 7 7 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 8 8 0
2002 6 6 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 36 36 0
2005 54 54 0
2006 95 95 0
2007 107 107 0
2008 84 84 0
2009 65 65 0
2010 70 70 0
2011 65 65 0
2012 50 50 0
2013 37 37 0
2014 32 32 0
2015 30 30 0
2016 32 32 0
2017 25 25 0
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Popularity of Mariska as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Mariska

  • How Popular is the name Mariska? Mariska is the 11,290th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mariska have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 899 babies born with the first name Mariska in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mariska 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 Mariska? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1971 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mariska first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mariska is Wednesday, October 27th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Mariska born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mariska was in 2007 with a total of 107 babies.
  • Random Mariska Factoid: According to the 2007 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mariska is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 13 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2007.
  • Weird things about the name Mariska: Your name in reverse order is Aksiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Sarmkia. How do you pronounce that?

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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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