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in the U.S.
since 1880
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Origin and Meaning of Meru

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From Sanskrit मेरु (Mēru)

  1. (mythology, religion, usually with "Mount") The abode of the gods at the center of the universe in Hindu, Jain, and Buddhist traditions.

From Meru Ameru

  1. The Ameru people of Kenya.
  2. The Ameru language.
  3. A region and county of Kenya where the Ameru people live.

    Notable Persons Named Meru

    Meru Tashima is a j-pop idol, singer, and japanese idol. She has been prominent since 2012. Meru was born on January 7th, 2000 in Fukuoka Prefecture. Meru is also known as Meru and Meru (nickname).


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    Fun Facts about the name Meru

    • How Popular is the name Meru? Meru is the 83,939th most popular name of all time.
    • How many people with the first name Meru have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 5 babies born with the first name Meru in the United States.
    • What year were 5 or more babies first named Meru? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2016 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
    • When was Meru first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Meru is Monday, May 5th, 1884.
    • What year had the most people named Meru born? The highest recorded use of the first name Meru was in 2016 with a total of 5 babies.
    • Weird things about the name Meru: Your name in reverse order is Urem. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mreu. How do you pronounce that?

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    Past life for Meru born Apr 24, 1981

    I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Northern Australia approximately on 850. Your profession was map maker, astrologer, and astronomer.

    Psychologically, you were timid, constrained, and quiet. You had creative talents, waited until that life to be liberated. Sometimes environment considered you strange. Your main lesson in present - to develop magnanimity and feeling of brotherhood. Try to become less adhered to material property and learn to have only as many, as you may give back.

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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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