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Miranda

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1881 9 9 0
1882 5 5 0
1883 7 7 0
1884 8 8 0
1885 6 6 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 7 7 0
1889 11 11 0
1890 6 6 0
1891 6 6 0
1892 10 10 0
1894 5 5 0
1895 6 6 0
1896 6 6 0
1897 8 8 0
1898 7 7 0
1899 10 10 0
1900 14 14 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 7 7 0
1909 9 9 0
1910 6 6 0
1912 7 7 0
1913 5 5 0
1914 8 8 0
1915 6 6 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 16 16 0
1918 11 11 0
1919 11 11 0
1920 14 14 0
1921 10 10 0
1922 7 7 0
1923 10 10 0
1924 7 7 0
1925 13 13 0
1926 7 7 0
1927 12 12 0
1929 7 7 0
1930 6 6 0
1934 9 9 0
1936 9 9 0
1937 6 6 0
1938 6 6 0
1939 6 6 0
1940 7 7 0
1941 20 20 0
1942 16 16 0
1943 17 17 0
1944 12 12 0
1945 6 6 0
1946 20 20 0
1947 16 16 0
1948 24 24 0
1949 19 19 0
1950 29 29 0
1951 35 35 0
1952 33 33 0
1953 51 51 0
1954 77 77 0
1955 72 72 0
1956 80 80 0
1957 163 163 0
1958 113 113 0
1959 142 142 0
1960 107 107 0
1961 136 136 0
1962 115 115 0
1963 154 154 0
1964 109 109 0
1965 139 139 0
1966 159 159 0
1967 167 167 0
1968 228 228 0
1969 214 214 0
1970 217 217 0
1971 280 280 0
1972 310 310 0
1973 326 326 0
1974 942 934 8
1975 882 882 0
1976 1,052 1,044 8
1977 1,123 1,123 0
1978 1,415 1,415 0
1979 1,601 1,594 7
1980 2,424 2,416 8
1981 2,249 2,240 9
1982 2,525 2,519 6
1983 2,487 2,479 8
1984 2,486 2,480 6
1985 2,276 2,268 8
1986 2,043 2,036 7
1987 1,987 1,979 8
1988 1,983 1,976 7
1989 2,334 2,325 9
1990 2,964 2,958 6
1991 3,828 3,821 7 #90 girl name
1992 3,695 3,695 0 #89 girl name
1993 3,585 3,579 6 #89 girl name
1994 5,463 5,455 8 #61 girl name
1995 5,985 5,979 6 #57 girl name
1996 4,568 4,568 0 #76 girl name
1997 4,599 4,590 9 #70 girl name
1998 4,150 4,142 8 #80 girl name
1999 3,433 3,433 0 #94 girl name
2000 3,041 3,041 0
2001 2,689 2,682 7
2002 2,271 2,271 0
2003 2,117 2,117 0
2004 2,617 2,610 7
2005 2,367 2,357 10
2006 2,496 2,496 0
2007 2,274 2,269 5
2008 2,060 2,060 0
2009 1,812 1,812 0
2010 1,776 1,771 5
2011 1,567 1,567 0
2012 1,470 1,470 0
2013 1,296 1,296 0
2014 1,350 1,350 0
2015 1,131 1,131 0

Fun Facts about the name Miranda

  • How many people with the first name Miranda have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 108,409 babies born with the first name Miranda in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miranda to occupy the territory of United States Virgin Islands (USA) with an estimated population of 106,405 (as of April 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miranda? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1881 when it was given as a first name to 9 new born babies.
  • When was Miranda first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miranda is Sunday, June 14th, 1868.
  • What year had the most people named Miranda born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miranda was in 1995 with a total of 5,979 babies. That's a lot of babies named Miranda!
  • Random Miranda Factoid: According to the 1995 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miranda ranks 57th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Pennsylvania. Imagine that, 258 babies in Pennsylvania have the same name as you in 1995.
  • Weird things about the name Miranda: Your name in reverse order is Adnarim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Admrina. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miranda? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 93,628 people with the last name Miranda.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miranda? Miranda was ranked as the 330th most popular last name but is still less than 0.1% of the population!

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Popularity of Miranda as a first name

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Popularity of Miranda as a last name

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Common last names for Miranda

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miranda U.S.
  White 12.32% 64.26%
  African American 1.34% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 4.21% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.42% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.75% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 80.97% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miranda

People with the last name Miranda 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 "Miranda" mean? The list below shows the origins of Miranda as well as things modernly associated with the name Miranda such as celebrities named Miranda.

Latin

Origin and Meaning of Miranda

The name "Miranda" is of Latin origin, and it means "Admirable". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Wiktionary

Invented by Shakespeare for a character in The Tempest, feminine of Latin mirandus "admirable".

  1. A female given name.
  2. One of the moons of Uranus.

MIRANDA v. ARIZONA, 384 U.S. 436 (1966), from a Spanish, Portuguese and Italian habitational surname.

  1. A Miranda warning

    Miranda was also found in the following language(s): Dutch and Portuguese

    Notable Persons With the Name Miranda

    Miranda Kerr

    Miranda Kerr is a model. Miranda was given the name Miranda May Kerr on April 20th, 1983 in Sydney, Australia.

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    Miranda Cosgrove

    Miranda Cosgrove is an actress, singer, and songwriter. Her ongoing career started in 2001. Miranda was given the name Miranda Taylor Cosgrove on May 14th, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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    Miranda Lambert

    Miranda Lambert is a country music musician. She was most prominent from 2003 to present. Miranda was given the name Miranda Leigh Lambert on November 10th, 1983 in Longview, Texas.

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    Miranda Hart

    Miranda Hart is a comedian, writer, and actor. Miranda was given the name Miranda Katherine Hart Dyke by her parent David Hart Dyke on December 14th, 1972 in Torquay, Devon, England.

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    Miranda Otto

    Miranda Otto is an actress and actor. Her ongoing career started in 1986. Miranda was born on December 16th, 1967 in Brisbane, Australia.

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    Miranda Richardson

    Miranda Richardson is an actress. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1979 to present. Miranda was given the name Miranda Jane Richardson on March 3rd, 1958 in Southport, England.

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    Notable Persons With the Last Name Miranda

    Lin-Manuel Miranda

    Lin-Manuel Miranda is an actor, composer, rapping, writer, and rapper. Lin-Manuel was born on January 16th, 1980 in New York City.

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    Carmen Miranda

    Carmen Miranda was a singer, dancer, and actress. She holds the title Chegou a hora da fogueira and Alô... Alô?. She was most prominent from 1928 to 1955. Carmen was given the name Maria do Carmo Miranda da Cunha on February 9th, 1909 in Marco de Canaveses. Carmen is also known as The Brazilian Bombshell, The Chiquita Banana Girl, and A Pequena Notável (in Brazil). She left this life on August 5th, 1955.

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    Miranda

    Miranda is a soccer player for the Inter Milan, Coritiba Foot Ball Club, FC Sochaux-Montbéliard, São Paulo FC, Atlético Madrid, and Brazil national football team. Miranda was born on September 7th, 1984 in Paranavaí, Brazil. Miranda is also known as João Miranda de Souza Filho.

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    Ernesto Miranda

    Ernesto Miranda is a criminal.

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    Francisco de Miranda

    Francisco de Miranda was an office holder. His military service ended in 1812. Francisco was born on March 28th, 1750 in Caracas. He breathed his last breath on July 14th, 1816.

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    José Luis de Jesús

    José Luis de Jesús was a pastor. José was given the name José Luis de Jesús Miranda on April 22nd, 1946 in Ponce, Puerto Rico. José is also known as The Antichrist, Jesochristo Hombre, Melchizedek, and Father/Dad/Daddy. He left this life on August 8th, 2013.

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    • Chito Miranda
      (musician)
    • Mario Miranda
      (cartoonist)
    • Rafael Cancel Miranda
      (famed human)
    • Pia Miranda
      (actor)
    • Aurora Miranda
      (leading human)
    • Paulo Miranda
      (soccer player)
    • Edison Miranda
      (boxer)
    • Holly Miranda
      (musician)
    • Isa Miranda
      (actress)
    • Aeriél Miranda
      (actress)
    • Juan Carreño de Miranda
      (artist)
    • The Honourable Ricardo Miranda
      (MLA for Calgary-Cross Minister of Culture)
    • Francisco Cavalcanti Pontes de Miranda
      (lawyer)
    • Francesca Miranda
      (fashion designer)

    What does the name Miranda mean?

    Mis for mirth, your laughter.

    Iis for intriguing, arousing the curiosity of others

    Ris for responsible, honoring your obligations

    Ais for admirers, and all that you have!

    Nis for novel, don't get too complicated!

    Dis for dazzle, the sparkle of you.

    Ais for approachable, constantly meeting new people

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    Sources: 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). Wiktionary: Titles and License. Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.

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