Miracle

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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Miracle mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Miracle

"Miracle" is a name of American origin, and it means "Divine Act". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
noun Mir"a*cle
Senses
  1. A wonder or wonderful thing."That miracle and queen of genus." [Shak.]
  2. Specifically:An event or effect contrary to the established constitution and course of things, or a deviation from the known laws of nature; a supernatural event, or one transcending the ordinary laws by which the universe is governed."They considered not the miracle of the loaves." [Mark vi. 52.]
  3. A miracle play.
  4. A story or legend abounding in miracles.(Obs)"When said was all this miracle." [Chaucer.]

Etymology: F., fr. L. miraculum, fr. mirari to wonder. See Marvel, and cf. Mirror

verb Mir"a*cle
To make wonderful.
Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A marvellous event manifesting a supernatural act of a divine agent
  2. Any amazing or wonderful occurrence
Wiktionary
  1. A female given name

Notable Persons Named Miracle

Miracle of Sound is a video game music, rock music, pop music, electronic rock, hard rock, heavy metal music, alternative rock, dubstep, jazz, and doo-wop musician. His most notable accomplishments were from 2010 to present. Miracle was given the name Gavin Dunne .

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Miracle Laurie is an actress. Her ongoing career started in 2004. Miracle was born on August 1st, 1981 in Huntington Beach, California, U.S.

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Miracle Man is a comics character.

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Miracle is a hip hop music, pop music, and contemporary r&b rapping and singing. He has had major accomplishments since 2010. Miracle was given the name Samson Andah on May 17th, 1992 in Accra. Miracle is also known as Miracle.

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Miracle Hikaru is a comedian, impressionist, and impressionist (entertainment). Miracle was born on April 9th, 1980 in Toyooka, Hyōgo.

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Miracle Gabeya is an athlete for the Big Bullets F.C.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Miracle

Irene Miracle is an actress, director, and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1975. Irene was given the name Klara Irene Miracle on August 20th, 1954 in Stillwater, Oklahoma.

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Miracle is a hip hop music, pop music, and contemporary r&b rapping and singing. He has had major accomplishments since 2010. Miracle was given the name Samson Andah on May 17th, 1992 in Accra. Miracle is also known as Miracle.

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Okoro Chidinma Miracle is an athlete for the Sunshine Queens.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1960 5 5 0
1961 10 10 0
1962 6 6 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1965 9 9 0
1966 9 9 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 10 10 0
1970 13 13 0
1971 8 8 0
1972 10 10 0
1973 11 11 0
1974 9 9 0
1975 17 17 0
1976 19 19 0
1977 28 28 0
1978 30 30 0
1979 42 42 0
1980 46 46 0
1981 48 48 0
1982 40 40 0
1983 63 63 0
1984 64 64 0
1985 56 56 0
1986 61 61 0
1987 62 62 0
1988 79 79 0
1989 85 85 0
1990 96 96 0
1991 128 128 0
1992 141 141 0
1993 161 151 10
1994 186 175 11
1995 232 225 7
1996 300 287 13
1997 425 420 5
1998 376 366 10
1999 437 429 8
2000 520 504 16
2001 537 524 13
2002 539 527 12
2003 614 599 15
2004 624 610 14
2005 674 662 12
2006 665 658 7
2007 723 715 8
2008 685 676 9
2009 675 675 0
2010 582 571 11
2011 621 605 16
2012 778 760 18
2013 721 712 9
2014 793 777 16
2015 785 771 14
2016 890 864 26
2017 849 831 18

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Popularity of Miracle as a first name

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Popularity of Miracle as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miracle U.S.
  White 93.07% 64.26%
  African American 2.99% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.57% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.26% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 1.65% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miracle

People with the last name Miracle are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Miracle

  • What name lists does Miracle rank for?
  • How Popular is the name Miracle? Miracle is the 1,937th most popular name of all time. As a last name Miracle was the 5,525th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Miracle have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 15,620 babies born with the first name Miracle in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miracle to occupy the territory of Anguilla (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 15,236 (as of July 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miracle? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Miracle first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miracle is Wednesday, August 17th, 1910.
  • What year had the most people named Miracle born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miracle was in 2016 with a total of 864 babies.
  • Random Miracle Factoid: According to the 2005 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miracle ranks 93rd in popularity as a baby girl's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 30 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 2005.
  • Weird things about the name Miracle: Your name in reverse order is Elcarim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Eacriml. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miracle? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 6,291 people with the last name Miracle.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miracle? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 2 of them will have Miracle as their last name.

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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)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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