Melrose

First Name
919
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Melrose

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mel"rose
Honey of roses.
Wiktionary
  1. honey of roses, a mixture formerly used in gargles and lotions

Notable Persons Named Melrose

Melrose was given the name Melissa Rose Bickerstaff on February 6th, 1983 in West Bloomfield Township, Michigan. Melrose is also known as Mel Rose and Melrose.

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Her ongoing career started in 2010. Melrose was born on September 5th, 1989.

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Melrose Plant is a fictional character.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Melrose

Barry Melrose is an ice hockey player. He was most prominent from 1974 to 1987. Barry was born on July 15th, 1956 in Rural Municipality of Kelvington No. 366.

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Richard was born in 1949. Richard is also known as Melrose, Richard Burt; Melrose, and R. B..

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Jim Melrose is a soccer player for the Bolton Wanderers F.C., Partick Thistle F.C., Leicester City F.C., Coventry City F.C., Celtic F.C., Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C., Manchester City F.C., Charlton Athletic F.C., Leeds United F.C., Shrewsbury Town F.C., Macclesfield Town F.C., and Scotland na. Jim was born on October 7th, 1958 in Glasgow, Scotland.

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Kitty Melrose was a stage actress. Kitty was given the name Agnes Butterfield in 1883. Kitty is also known as Butterfield and Agnes. She passed away on June 3rd, 1912.

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Tony was born on September 7th, 1959 in Sydney.

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Graham was born on April 20th, 1949.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1902 5 5 0
1908 5 5 0
1912 13 13 0
1913 9 9 0
1914 10 10 0
1915 20 14 6
1916 32 26 6
1917 19 19 0
1918 24 24 0
1919 27 27 0
1920 21 21 0
1921 34 25 9
1922 36 31 5
1923 22 17 5
1924 18 18 0
1925 20 20 0
1926 34 34 0
1927 34 27 7
1928 26 26 0
1929 26 18 8
1930 16 16 0
1931 17 17 0
1932 13 13 0
1933 14 14 0
1934 13 13 0
1935 17 17 0
1936 18 18 0
1937 8 8 0
1938 17 17 0
1939 15 15 0
1940 13 13 0
1941 10 10 0
1943 8 8 0
1944 9 9 0
1946 8 8 0
1947 16 11 5
1949 5 5 0
1950 5 5 0
1951 5 5 0
1952 9 9 0
1953 11 11 0
1955 6 6 0
1961 5 5 0
1962 6 6 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 12 12 0
2008 14 14 0
2009 10 10 0
2010 16 16 0
2011 12 12 0
2012 27 27 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 30 30 0
2015 16 16 0
2016 28 28 0
2017 25 25 0

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Popularity of Melrose as a first name

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Popularity of Melrose as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Melrose U.S.
  White 88.15% 64.26%
  African American 5.32% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.98% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.81% 16.26%

Of Last Name Melrose

People with the last name Melrose are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Melrose

  • How Popular is the name Melrose? Melrose is the 11,142nd most popular name of all time. As a last name Melrose was the 20,232nd most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Melrose have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 919 babies born with the first name Melrose in the United States. That's more than enough people named Melrose 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 Melrose? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1902 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Melrose first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Melrose is Friday, May 24th, 1878.
  • What year had the most people named Melrose born? The highest recorded use of the first name Melrose was in 1926 with a total of 34 babies.
  • Random Melrose Factoid: According to the 1925 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Melrose is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 1925.
  • Weird things about the name Melrose: Your name in reverse order is Esorlem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eorlsme. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Melrose? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,316 people with the last name Melrose.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Melrose? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Melrose as their last name since less than 1 person in 222k 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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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