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717
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
4k
in the U.S.
in 2010

Merida

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 5 0 5
1916 6 6 0
1921 5 5 0
1924 5 5 0
1929 7 7 0
1932 6 6 0
1933 7 7 0
1935 5 5 0
1936 7 7 0
1937 10 10 0
1938 5 5 0
1939 6 6 0
1940 6 6 0
1941 7 7 0
1942 8 8 0
1943 11 11 0
1945 6 6 0
1947 7 7 0
1948 7 7 0
1949 13 13 0
1951 9 9 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 8 8 0
1956 7 7 0
1957 12 12 0
1959 8 8 0
1960 9 9 0
1961 8 8 0
1963 9 9 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 6 6 0
1968 11 11 0
1972 11 11 0
1973 10 10 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 5 5 0
1978 7 7 0
1979 10 10 0
1980 11 11 0
1981 10 10 0
1983 5 5 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 5 5 0
1988 6 6 0
1990 5 5 0
1992 7 7 0
1996 8 8 0
2001 5 5 0
2002 5 5 0
2012 19 19 0
2013 109 109 0
2014 103 103 0
2015 99 99 0

Fun Facts about the name Merida

  • How many people with the first name Merida have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 717 babies born with the first name Merida in the United States. That's more than enough people named Merida to occupy the territory of Cocos (Keeling) Islands (Australia) with an estimated population of 605 (as of June 30, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Merida? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Merida first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Merida is Sunday, October 25th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Merida born? The highest recorded use of the first name Merida was in 2013 with a total of 109 babies.
  • Random Merida Factoid: According to the 2015 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Merida is not a popular baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 2015.
  • Weird things about the name Merida: Your name in reverse order is Adirem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Damier. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Merida? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 4,411 people with the last name Merida.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Merida? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Merida as their last name.
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Popularity of Merida as a first name

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Popularity of Merida as a last name

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Common last names for Merida

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Common first names for Merida

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Merida U.S.
  White 15.10% 64.26%
  African American 3.92% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.95% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.23% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 79.23% 16.26%

Of Last Name Merida

People with the last name Merida are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Merida" mean? The list below shows the origins of Merida as well as things modernly associated with the name Merida such as celebrities named Merida.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. The capital of the Mexican state of Yucatan

Uncertain. Possibly a coinage based on Mary, or transferred from the Spanish place name Mérida.

  1. A female given name.

Other Inspirations for the Name Merida

Merida Brave
Merida Initiative
Merida Mexico
Merida Once Upon A Time
Merida Venezuela
Merida Bikes
Merida Costume
Merida Disney
Merida Spain
Merida Mexico Weather

What does the name Merida mean?

Mis for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Eis for extra, those little things you do!

Ris for rich, in the love from others

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

Dis for dream, your beacon ahead.

Ais for animated, let your energetic spirit shine

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