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Myra

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 83 83 0
1881 72 72 0
1882 89 89 0
1883 81 81 0
1884 98 98 0
1885 84 84 0
1886 96 96 0
1887 95 95 0
1888 134 134 0
1889 121 121 0
1890 133 133 0
1891 113 113 0
1892 113 113 0
1893 117 117 0
1894 148 148 0
1895 127 127 0
1896 158 158 0
1897 138 138 0
1898 143 143 0
1899 115 115 0
1900 164 164 0
1901 115 115 0
1902 136 136 0
1903 128 128 0
1904 119 119 0
1905 126 126 0
1906 139 139 0
1907 142 142 0
1908 148 148 0
1909 144 144 0
1910 155 155 0
1911 186 186 0
1912 224 224 0
1913 305 305 0
1914 322 322 0
1915 390 390 0
1916 427 422 5
1917 465 465 0
1918 468 468 0
1919 461 461 0
1920 516 516 0
1921 523 523 0
1922 468 468 0
1923 472 472 0
1924 493 493 0
1925 502 502 0
1926 466 466 0
1927 534 534 0
1928 522 522 0
1929 489 489 0
1930 489 489 0
1931 511 511 0
1932 560 560 0
1933 512 512 0
1934 593 593 0
1935 595 595 0
1936 574 574 0
1937 642 642 0
1938 724 724 0
1939 658 658 0
1940 749 749 0
1941 788 788 0
1942 929 929 0
1943 891 886 5
1944 720 720 0
1945 742 737 5
1946 824 818 6
1947 1,141 1,141 0
1948 1,088 1,088 0
1949 1,013 1,013 0
1950 1,033 1,033 0
1951 1,027 1,027 0
1952 939 939 0
1953 967 967 0
1954 960 960 0
1955 917 917 0
1956 897 897 0
1957 1,104 1,104 0
1958 1,294 1,286 8
1959 1,252 1,247 5
1960 1,173 1,173 0
1961 1,035 1,035 0
1962 906 901 5
1963 862 862 0
1964 749 749 0
1965 639 639 0
1966 528 528 0
1967 507 507 0
1968 509 509 0
1969 453 453 0
1970 455 455 0
1971 451 451 0
1972 362 362 0
1973 404 404 0
1974 385 385 0
1975 367 367 0
1976 340 340 0
1977 345 345 0
1978 356 356 0
1979 318 318 0
1980 367 367 0
1981 351 351 0
1982 336 331 5
1983 323 323 0
1984 310 310 0
1985 308 308 0
1986 328 321 7
1987 292 292 0
1988 302 302 0
1989 270 270 0
1990 301 301 0
1991 287 287 0
1992 273 273 0
1993 245 245 0
1994 242 242 0
1995 226 226 0
1996 236 236 0
1997 201 201 0
1998 228 228 0
1999 234 234 0
2000 230 230 0
2001 233 233 0
2002 244 244 0
2003 249 249 0
2004 226 226 0
2005 240 240 0
2006 254 254 0
2007 231 231 0
2008 242 242 0
2009 302 302 0
2010 264 264 0
2011 342 342 0
2012 306 306 0
2013 352 352 0
2014 448 448 0
2015 493 493 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Myra baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 58,600 babies born with the name Myra in the United States. That's more than enough Myras to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given to 83 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Myra" was in 1958 with a total of 1,286 babies. (That's a lot of baby Myras)

According to the 1949 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Myra" ranks #92 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Alabama. Imagine that, 87 babies in Alabama have the same name as you in 1949. Across the entire United States a total of 1,013 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Myra

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

Tori Amos

Tori Amos is a musician, singer-songwriter, record producer, and composer specializing in alternative rock, baroque pop, art rock, and electronica music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1979 to present. Tori was born in 1963 as Myra Ellen Amos in Newton, North Carolina, U.S.

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Myra

Myra is an ancient site. Myra was born in 1986.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Myra

Myra Gale Brown
Myra Hindley
Myra Breckinridge
Myra Grand Chapter
Myra Swim
Myra Lewis
Myra Thompson
Myra Smith
Myra Stratton

Alternative Meanings

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

Y is for young, the years never show!

R is for refreshing, the sparkling you.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

Your name in reverse order is "Arym". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Yarm". How do you pronounce that?

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Past life for Myra born Jul 23, 1988

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I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Bulgaria approximately on 1600. Your profession was jeweler and watch-maker.

As an inquisitive and inventive person, you liked to get to the very bottom of things and to rummage in books. Talent for drama, natural born actor. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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