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First Name
503
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
198
in the U.S.
in 2010

Miri

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1962 5 5 0
1967 5 5 0
1968 5 5 0
1970 5 5 0
1972 7 7 0
1973 6 6 0
1974 5 5 0
1975 7 7 0
1976 6 6 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 6 6 0
1980 11 11 0
1982 9 9 0
1983 6 6 0
1984 6 6 0
1985 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 6 6 0
1990 6 6 0
1991 6 6 0
1992 8 8 0
1993 10 10 0
1994 9 9 0
1998 7 7 0
1999 7 7 0
2000 10 10 0
2001 11 11 0
2002 8 8 0
2003 5 5 0
2004 8 8 0
2005 11 11 0
2006 7 7 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 28 28 0
2009 37 37 0
2010 30 30 0
2011 31 31 0
2012 37 37 0
2013 35 35 0
2014 29 29 0
2015 30 30 0

Fun Facts about the name Miri

  • How many people with the first name Miri have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 503 babies born with the first name Miri in the United States. That's more than enough people named Miri to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Miri? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1962 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Miri first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Miri is Wednesday, October 5th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Miri born? The highest recorded use of the first name Miri was in 2009 with a total of 37 babies.
  • Random Miri Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miri is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 6 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Miri: Your name in reverse order is Irim. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mrii. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Miri? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 198 people with the last name Miri.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Miri? Miri is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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Popularity of Miri as a first name

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Popularity of Miri as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Miri U.S.
  White 82.83% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 3.54% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 9.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.54% 16.26%

Of Last Name Miri

People with the last name Miri are most frequently White

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Hebrew

Origin and Meaning of Miri

The name "Miri" is of Hebrew origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. Little known Kamarupan languages
  1. A city in Sarawak, Malaysia

Miri Hanai

Miri Hanai is an adult biography. Miri was born in 1984 as Miri Hanai in Tokyo, Japan.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Miri

Miri Ben Ari
Miri Jedeikin
Miri Malaysia
Miri Marshall Husband
Miri Marshall Married
Miri Marshall Meteorologist
Miri Nyc
Miri Regev
Miri Star Trek
Miri Kim

What does the name Miri mean?

Mis for mighty, your inner strength.

Iis for intense, your zest of living.

Ris for romantic, hopelessly so

Iis for incorruptible, always standing up for what is right

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