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Merry Name Popularity

How popular is the name Merry? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 0 0%
1911 0 0%
1912 0 0%
1913 0 0%
1914 0 0%
1915 0 0%
1916 0 0%
1917 0 0%
1918 0 0%
1919 1,234 11 0.0011%
1920 1,236 12 0.0011%
1921 1,170 15 0.0013%
1922 1,291 11 0.001%
1923 1,203 15 0.0013%
1924 1,299 12 0.001%
1925 1,278 12 0.0011%
1926 1,712 5 0.0005%
1927 0 0%
1928 1,429 7 0.0007%
1929 0 0%
1930 1,413 6 0.0006%
1931 1,138 12 0.0012%
1932 0 0%
1933 934 23 0.0025%
1934 967 21 0.0022%
1935 954 22 0.0023%
1936 1,014 17 0.0018%
1937 706 52 0.0053%
1938 777 41 0.004%
1939 712 53 0.0052%
1940 656 70 0.0066%
1941 661 70 0.0062%
1942 515 159 0.0126%
1943 523 154 0.0118%
1944 523 144 0.0116%
1945 509 159 0.013%
1946 471 235 0.0159%
1947 485 239 0.0143%
1948 455 260 0.0163%
1949 488 225 0.014%
1950 476 245 0.0152%
1951 547 192 0.0113%
1952 473 270 0.0155%
1953 482 271 0.0153%
1954 480 295 0.0161%
1955 505 286 0.0155%
1956 556 237 0.0125%
1957 625 193 0.01%
1958 637 193 0.0102%
1959 596 229 0.0121%
1960 609 218 0.0115%
1961 630 216 0.0114%
1962 708 164 0.0089%
1963 695 165 0.0092%
1964 689 174 0.0099%
1965 818 102 0.0062%
1966 1,173 39 0.0025%
1967 864 88 0.0058%
1968 1,018 57 0.0038%
1969 988 71 0.0046%
1970 1,052 66 0.0041%
1971 1,228 46 0.0031%
1972 1,433 27 0.002%
1973 2,610 5 0.0004%
1974 1,494 26 0.002%
1975 1,889 13 0.001%
1976 0 0%
1977 2,082 12 0.0009%
1978 1,631 26 0.0019%
1979 2,090 13 0.0009%
1980 0 0%
1981 2,385 11 0.0007%
1982 2,379 11 0.0007%
1983 1,889 19 0.0013%
1984 2,149 14 0.0009%
1985 1,919 20 0.0013%
1986 0 0%
1987 2,116 17 0.0011%
1988 2,711 10 0.0006%
1989 2,873 9 0.0006%
1990 3,008 9 0.0005%
1991 2,974 9 0.0006%
1992 0 0%
1993 0 0%
1994 0 0%
1995 3,368 6 0.0004%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 0 0%
2000 0 0%
2001 0 0%
2002 0 0%
2003 3,396 6 0.0004%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,692 5 0.0003%
2009 3,322 7 0.0005%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 3,737 5 0.0004%
2013 0 0%
2014 3,777 5 0.0003%
2015 0 0%
2016 3,183 6 0.0004%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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Names Like Merry

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What names are variants of Merry?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Merry.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marrilee

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Marylea

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Marylee

Star of the sea; joyful, lighthearted

Latin

Merree

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merri

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merrie

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merrielle

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merrile

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merrilee

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merrili

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merrily

Joyful, lighthearted

English

Merryn

Joyful, lighthearted

English


What names sound like Merry?

If you like how Merry sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Merry.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Maery
Marra

Everlasting; bitter

Latin

Meara

Jolly, jovial

Irish

Meera

Light; saintly woman

Israeli

Meira

Light

Hebrew

Mera

Aristocratic lady, princess; princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn; aristoctaric lady, princess

Hebrew

Merah

Princess; treetop, proverb, or sheaf of corn

Hebrew

Mirra

Wonderful; peace; propserous; worthy of admiration

Slavic


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