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Merrick

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119 Merric (English)

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1905 5 0 5
1913 8 0 8
1915 6 0 6
1916 10 0 10
1917 7 0 7
1918 6 0 6
1919 9 0 9
1920 9 0 9
1921 9 0 9
1922 16 0 16
1923 6 0 6
1925 7 0 7
1926 9 0 9
1927 7 0 7
1929 6 0 6
1930 5 0 5
1933 7 0 7
1935 6 0 6
1936 6 0 6
1937 9 0 9
1938 9 0 9
1939 10 0 10
1940 10 0 10
1941 11 0 11
1942 9 0 9
1943 7 0 7
1944 9 0 9
1945 13 0 13
1946 18 0 18
1947 16 0 16
1948 14 0 14
1949 13 0 13
1950 10 0 10
1951 13 0 13
1952 17 0 17
1953 17 0 17
1954 19 0 19
1955 17 0 17
1956 18 0 18
1957 17 0 17
1958 18 0 18
1959 17 0 17
1960 13 0 13
1961 16 0 16
1962 20 5 15
1963 22 0 22
1964 14 0 14
1965 23 0 23
1966 16 0 16
1967 14 0 14
1968 18 0 18
1969 21 0 21
1970 27 0 27
1971 26 0 26
1972 23 0 23
1973 18 0 18
1974 28 0 28
1975 19 0 19
1976 29 0 29
1977 28 0 28
1978 29 0 29
1979 14 0 14
1980 18 0 18
1981 25 6 19
1982 27 12 15
1983 23 9 14
1984 22 5 17
1985 41 10 31
1986 27 7 20
1987 32 6 26
1988 23 0 23
1989 28 6 22
1990 22 0 22
1991 27 0 27
1992 34 0 34
1993 49 0 49
1994 40 0 40
1995 67 6 61
1996 68 9 59
1997 57 15 42
1998 63 5 58
1999 77 6 71
2000 76 7 69
2001 104 24 80
2002 77 13 64
2003 95 16 79
2004 141 14 127
2005 154 18 136
2006 182 23 159
2007 188 18 170
2008 161 16 145
2009 155 10 145
2010 138 13 125
2011 127 11 116
2012 156 13 143
2013 166 13 153
2014 206 11 195
2015 210 20 190

Fun Facts about the name Merrick

  • How many people with the first name Merrick have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 3,979 babies born with the first name Merrick in the United States. That's more than enough people named Merrick to occupy the territory of Falkland Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 3,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Merrick? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1905 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Merrick first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Merrick is Tuesday, March 29th, 1870.
  • What year had the most people named Merrick born? The highest recorded use of the first name Merrick was in 2014 with a total of 195 babies.
  • Random Merrick Factoid: According to the 2012 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Merrick is not a popular baby boy's name in California. Imagine that, only 21 babies in California have the same name as you in 2012.
  • Weird things about the name Merrick: Your name in reverse order is Kcirrem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Ekrircm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Merrick? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 8,629 people with the last name Merrick.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Merrick? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 3 of them will have Merrick as their last name.
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Common last names for Merrick

  • Smith

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Merrick U.S.
  White 81.97% 64.26%
  African American 11.06% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.92% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.33% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.90% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.83% 16.26%

Of Last Name Merrick

People with the last name Merrick are most frequently White or African American

Entire United States

Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

English

Origin and Meaning of Merrick

The name "Merrick" is of English origin, and it means "Fame rule". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

  1. A surname​.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Merrick

David Merrick

David was born in 1911.

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What does the name Merrick mean?

Mis for melody, the song of life.

Eis for early, promptness is a virtue

Ris for realist, the way you are.

Ris for relax, you know how!

Iis for intense, your zest of living.

Cis for casual, no pretension here.

Kis for keen, your sense of honesty.

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