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Myron

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45k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Myron

"Myron" is a name of Greek origin, and it means "Myrrh". It's a name commonly given to boys.

Notable Persons Named Myron

Mike Wallace was a journalist, game show host, actor, and journalism. He was most prominent from 1939 to 2011. Mike was given the name Myron Leon Wallace on May 9th, 1918 in Brookline, Massachusetts, U.S. He passed away on April 7th, 2012.

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Myron Scholes is an economist in the field of financial economics. Myron was born on July 1st, 1941 in Timmins.

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Myron Rolle is a football player. Myron was born on October 30th, 1986 in Houston.

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Avant is a contemporary r&b singing and songwriter. He was most prominent from 1999 to present. Avant was given the name Myron Avant on April 26th, 1978 in Cleveland.

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His military service ended in 1945.

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Mike Kellin was an actor. He was most active from 1950 to 1983. Mike was given the name Myron Kellin on April 26th, 1922 in Hartford, Connecticut, U.S. He passed away on August 26th, 1983.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Myron

Vicki Myron is a biography author. Vicki was born in 1947 in Spencer, Iowa.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 42 0 42
1881 29 0 29
1882 26 0 26
1883 22 0 22
1884 22 0 22
1885 21 0 21
1886 28 0 28
1887 28 0 28
1888 32 0 32
1889 34 0 34
1890 26 0 26
1891 36 0 36
1892 33 0 33
1893 35 0 35
1894 23 0 23
1895 34 0 34
1896 31 0 31
1897 42 0 42
1898 40 0 40
1899 35 0 35
1900 63 0 63
1901 44 0 44
1902 36 0 36
1903 43 0 43
1904 56 0 56
1905 42 0 42
1906 52 0 52
1907 46 0 46
1908 55 0 55
1909 59 0 59
1910 65 0 65
1911 104 0 104
1912 231 0 231
1913 281 5 276
1914 366 0 366
1915 489 5 484
1916 520 6 514
1917 495 5 490
1918 615 6 609
1919 546 0 546
1920 559 11 548
1921 618 6 612
1922 571 10 561
1923 609 5 604
1924 608 0 608
1925 603 12 591
1926 620 11 609
1927 662 9 653
1928 676 9 667
1929 673 15 658
1930 726 14 712
1931 686 6 680
1932 627 6 621
1933 568 8 560
1934 582 6 576
1935 590 6 584
1936 507 6 501
1937 514 0 514
1938 586 6 580
1939 565 6 559
1940 578 12 566
1941 623 0 623
1942 615 15 600
1943 587 12 575
1944 542 0 542
1945 491 0 491
1946 559 8 551
1947 553 10 543
1948 526 8 518
1949 525 8 517
1950 543 12 531
1951 662 0 662
1952 678 16 662
1953 651 11 640
1954 635 0 635
1955 621 12 609
1956 720 9 711
1957 670 8 662
1958 585 5 580
1959 619 7 612
1960 625 11 614
1961 661 0 661
1962 650 7 643
1963 652 7 645
1964 584 11 573
1965 510 11 499
1966 418 5 413
1967 416 7 409
1968 452 6 446
1969 423 5 418
1970 404 5 399
1971 432 6 426
1972 382 5 377
1973 363 6 357
1974 406 0 406
1975 370 7 363
1976 343 0 343
1977 345 8 337
1978 309 6 303
1979 336 0 336
1980 315 5 310
1981 307 0 307
1982 276 7 269
1983 287 0 287
1984 292 0 292
1985 270 6 264
1986 256 0 256
1987 235 0 235
1988 254 0 254
1989 255 0 255
1990 222 0 222
1991 229 0 229
1992 232 0 232
1993 197 0 197
1994 192 0 192
1995 153 0 153
1996 164 0 164
1997 180 0 180
1998 188 0 188
1999 165 0 165
2000 167 0 167
2001 150 0 150
2002 139 0 139
2003 124 0 124
2004 141 0 141
2005 116 0 116
2006 153 0 153
2007 142 0 142
2008 133 0 133
2009 123 0 123
2010 131 0 131
2011 117 0 117
2012 113 0 113
2013 121 0 121
2014 111 0 111
2015 102 0 102
2016 104 0 104

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Popularity of Myron as a first name

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Popularity of Myron as a last name

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Common last names for Myron

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Miller
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Anderson
  • Davis
  • Nelson
  • Thompson
  • Peterson
  • Taylor
  • Moore
  • Thomas
  • Lewis
  • Wilson
  • Allen
  • Hall
  • White

Common first names for Myron

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Myron U.S.
  White 85.33% 64.26%
  African American 3.84% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.67% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 5.47% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.63% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 3.07% 16.26%

Of Last Name Myron

People with the last name Myron are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Myron

  • How Popular is the name Myron? Myron is the 1,058th most popular name of all time. As a last name Myron was the 24,124th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Myron have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 44,897 babies born with the first name Myron in the United States. That's more than enough people named Myron to occupy the territory of Turks and Caicos Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 44,493 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Myron? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 42 new born babies.
  • When was Myron first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Myron is Monday, September 30th, 1867.
  • What year had the most people named Myron born? The highest recorded use of the first name Myron was in 1930 with a total of 712 babies.
  • Random Myron Factoid: According to the 1942 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Myron ranks 55th in popularity as a baby boy's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 24 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1942.
  • Weird things about the name Myron: Your name in reverse order is Norym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nymor. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Myron? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,043 people with the last name Myron.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Myron? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Myron as their last name since less than 1 person in 286k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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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).
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