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  1. dative plural of myrtus
  2. ablative plural of myrtus

Notable Persons Named Myrtis

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Myrtis was born in 1935.

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Myrtis Lucille Gregory Methvin was a Mayor of Castor, Bienville Parish, Louisiana, USA, and MayorofCastor. Myrtis was born on May 2nd, 1895 in Mississippi, USA. Myrtis is also known as Myrtis Lucille Gregory Methvin. She passed away on August 5th, 1977.

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1882 8 8 0
1884 6 6 0
1886 7 7 0
1887 10 10 0
1888 13 13 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 10 10 0
1891 15 15 0
1892 25 25 0
1893 13 13 0
1894 20 20 0
1895 19 19 0
1896 21 21 0
1897 31 31 0
1898 26 26 0
1899 22 22 0
1900 39 39 0
1901 29 29 0
1902 40 40 0
1903 39 39 0
1904 41 41 0
1905 49 49 0
1906 46 46 0
1907 53 53 0
1908 38 38 0
1909 54 54 0
1910 71 71 0
1911 59 59 0
1912 105 105 0
1913 101 101 0
1914 108 108 0
1915 138 138 0
1916 151 151 0
1917 158 158 0
1918 152 152 0
1919 160 160 0
1920 166 166 0
1921 216 216 0
1922 145 145 0
1923 150 150 0
1924 177 177 0
1925 181 181 0
1926 169 164 5
1927 135 135 0
1928 146 146 0
1929 132 132 0
1930 119 119 0
1931 116 116 0
1932 111 111 0
1933 108 108 0
1934 105 105 0
1935 107 107 0
1936 123 123 0
1937 94 94 0
1938 103 103 0
1939 97 97 0
1940 89 89 0
1941 77 77 0
1942 90 90 0
1943 83 83 0
1944 74 74 0
1945 72 72 0
1946 83 83 0
1947 66 66 0
1948 59 59 0
1949 60 60 0
1950 55 55 0
1951 58 58 0
1952 64 64 0
1953 56 56 0
1954 48 48 0
1955 49 49 0
1956 47 47 0
1957 51 51 0
1958 36 36 0
1959 36 36 0
1960 29 29 0
1961 20 20 0
1962 28 28 0
1963 24 24 0
1964 16 16 0
1965 20 20 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 14 14 0
1968 6 6 0
1969 18 18 0
1970 14 14 0
1971 10 10 0
1972 8 8 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 9 9 0
1978 7 7 0
1981 8 8 0
1982 10 10 0
1984 5 5 0
1987 5 5 0

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Popularity of Myrtis as a first name

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Common last names for Myrtis

  • Smith
  • Johnson
  • Williams
  • Jones
  • Brown
  • Wilson
  • Jackson
  • Davis
  • Harris
  • Turner
  • White
  • Hall
  • Robinson
  • Carter

Fun Facts about the name Myrtis

  • How Popular is the name Myrtis? Myrtis is the 3,282nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Myrtis have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 6,126 babies born with the first name Myrtis in the United States. That's more than enough people named Myrtis to occupy the territory of Saint Pierre and Miquelon (France) with an estimated population of 6,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Myrtis? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1882 when it was given as a first name to 8 new born babies.
  • When was Myrtis first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Myrtis is Tuesday, June 25th, 1872.
  • What year had the most people named Myrtis born? The highest recorded use of the first name Myrtis was in 1921 with a total of 216 babies.
  • Random Myrtis Factoid: According to the 1913 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Myrtis is not a popular baby girl's name in Louisiana. Imagine that, only 11 babies in Louisiana have the same name as you in 1913.
  • Weird things about the name Myrtis: Your name in reverse order is Sitrym. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Mritsy. How do you pronounce that?

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