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Miri

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

Origin and Meaning of Miri

"Miri" is a name 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
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  1. A city in Sarawak, Malaysia

Notable Persons With the Name Miri

Miri Ben-Ari is a hip hop music and contemporary r&b musician. She was most active from 1999 to present. Miri was born Miri Ben-Ari on December 4th, 1978 in Ramat Gan, Israel. Miri is also known as United Nations Goodwill Ambassador of Music to The United Nations Associations of Brazil and The Hip Hop Violinist.

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Miri Bohadana is a model. Miri was born on October 12th, 1977 in Beersheba.

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Miri Aloni is a folk music, pop music, and music of israel singing. She plays Guitar. She was most prominent from 1968 to present. Miri was born on December 25th, 1949 in Givatayim.

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Miri Eisin is a famous individual.

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Miri Yusif is a hip hop music, acoustic music, and soul music musician. He plays Vocals. He was most active from 1996 to present. Miri was born on October 27th, 1977 in Baku.

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Miri Maftun is a leading somebody. Miri was born in 1930. Miri is also known as Mehri Maftun.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Miri

Dr Mrinal Miri is an educator. Dr was born on August 1st, 1940 in Assam.

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Behrang Miri is a leading somebody. Behrang was born on January 17th, 1984 in Iran.

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Indira Miri was an important person. Indira was born in 1910 in Shillong, Assam, India. Indira is also known as Mereng. She died on September 5th, 2004.

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Peyman Miri is a soccer player for the Siah Jamegan Khorasan F.C., Rah Ahan Yazdan F.C., Paykan F.C., Parseh Tehran F.C., and Iran national under-23 football team. Peyman was born on November 29th, 1992 in Tehran.

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Imad Al Miri is an athlete for the Shabab Al-Sahel.

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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

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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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Fun Facts about the name Miri

  • How Popular is the name Miri? Miri is the 15,729th most popular name of all time. As a last name Miri was the 92,719th most popular name in 2010.
  • 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 2010 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Miri is not a popular baby girl's name in New York. Imagine that, only 13 babies in New York have the same name as you in 2010.
  • 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 Rimi. 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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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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  • 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).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
  • Notable persons via Wikipedia: Titles and License. Click each image for the attribution information.