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Mariah Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Mariah?

In 2018 the somewhat popular name Mariah, ranked the 217th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Presently one of the top 250 most popular, Mariah has been less popular than the top 1000 in the past.

It reached its highest popularity RANKING of #62 in 1998.

Nonetheless, the name was given to the greatest number of children in 1996 with 5,446 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Mariah in any given year was 5 in 1962.

Approximately during the years 1909-1913, 1915-1918, 1931-1934, 1961-1964, 1965-1980, 1984-1991, 1993-1996, and 2002-2005, the name Mariah took a definitive turn upwards in popularity whereas clearly downward trends happened around 1894-1899, and 2011-2017.

Mariah's popularity has been spiralling downward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Mariah has dropped.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Mariah?

Currently, the name is at a low point when compared to its most popular year.

The name Mariah is favored by many parents but will probably continue to drift downward in popularity.

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   Mariah (Girl)Mariah (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 1,416 217 < 5 --
2017 1,609 194 < 5 --
2016 1,920 166 < 5 --
2015 2,109 153 < 5 --
2014 2,402 136 8 9,306
2013 2,762 113 < 5 --
2012 2,893 107 < 5 --
2011 2,988 98 6 11,744
2010 3,108 97 6 11,674
2009 3,597 88 < 5 --
2008 4,034 77 10 8,070
2007 3,704 92 < 5 --
2006 4,071 82 < 5 --
2005 3,841 85 7 9,767
2004 2,979 113 11 6,816
2003 3,073 113 6 10,397
2002 2,670 130 7 9,041
2001 3,585 85 6 10,067
2000 4,104 75 9 7,193
1999 4,646 68 7 8,398
1998 5,085 62 7 8,132
1997 4,803 67 < 5 --
1996 5,446 63 8 6,892
1995 4,773 71 14 4,429
1994 4,750 75 13 4,703
1993 4,092 81 8 6,612
1992 4,711 74 15 4,033
1991 5,192 69 9 5,775
1990 1,103 259 < 5 --
1989 399 562 < 5 --
1988 424 521 < 5 --
1987 437 496 < 5 --
1986 272 678 < 5 --
1985 342 571 < 5 --
1984 311 585 5 6,960
1983 335 551 < 5 --
1982 361 539 < 5 --
1981 322 578 < 5 --
1980 386 513 6 5,969
1979 306 590 5 6,683
1978 289 590 < 5 --
1977 299 578 5 6,462
1976 190 761 5 6,147
1975 156 860 < 5 --
1974 118 1,018 < 5 --
1973 135 914 < 5 --
1972 61 1,530 < 5 --
1971 60 1,591 < 5 --
1970 43 1,973 < 5 --
1969 27 2,558 < 5 --
1968 28 2,333 < 5 --
1967 13 3,771 < 5 --
1966 14 3,477 < 5 --
1965 19 2,885 < 5 --
1964 19 2,976 < 5 --
1963 12 3,944 < 5 --
1962 5 7,180 < 5 --
1961 6 6,297 < 5 --
1960 11 4,074 < 5 --
1959 13 3,551 < 5 --
1958 5 6,671 < 5 --
1957 8 4,770 < 5 --
1956 6 5,709 < 5 --
1955 8 4,606 < 5 --
1954 16 2,848 < 5 --
1953 12 3,396 < 5 --
1952 17 2,636 < 5 --
1951 14 2,882 < 5 --
1950 16 2,625 < 5 --
1949 11 3,315 < 5 --
1948 17 2,461 < 5 --
1947 11 3,374 < 5 --
1946 18 2,282 < 5 --
1945 8 3,574 < 5 --
1944 11 2,881 < 5 --
1943 20 1,979 < 5 --
1942 11 2,926 < 5 --
1941 18 1,997 < 5 --
1940 12 2,516 < 5 --
1939 16 2,093 < 5 --
1938 18 1,918 < 5 --
1937 18 1,887 < 5 --
1936 14 2,221 < 5 --
1935 21 1,702 < 5 --
1934 29 1,364 < 5 --
1933 10 2,804 < 5 --
1932 23 1,615 < 5 --
1931 16 2,082 < 5 --
1930 22 1,734 < 5 --
1929 20 1,874 < 5 --
1928 25 1,661 < 5 --
1927 22 1,859 < 5 --
1926 25 1,700 < 5 --
1925 23 1,826 < 5 --
1924 29 1,590 < 5 --
1923 32 1,447 < 5 --
1922 29 1,560 < 5 --
1921 32 1,464 < 5 --
1920 38 1,249 < 5 --
1919 40 1,188 < 5 --
1918 43 1,143 < 5 --
1917 30 1,359 < 5 --
1916 33 1,266 < 5 --
1915 23 1,554 < 5 --
1914 31 1,090 < 5 --
1913 33 938 < 5 --
1912 25 1,047 < 5 --
1911 25 865 < 5 --
1910 25 872 < 5 --
1909 15 1,089 < 5 --
1908 20 902 < 5 --
1907 17 938 < 5 --
1906 24 758 < 5 --
1905 25 725 < 5 --
1904 24 718 < 5 --
1903 22 724 < 5 --
1902 23 730 < 5 --
1901 14 906 < 5 --
1900 29 668 < 5 --
1899 17 809 < 5 --
1898 26 646 < 5 --
1897 26 609 < 5 --
1896 23 665 < 5 --
1895 29 559 < 5 --
1894 32 511 < 5 --
1893 28 527 < 5 --
1892 23 586 < 5 --
1891 21 582 < 5 --
1890 31 474 < 5 --
1889 30 448 < 5 --
1888 19 589 < 5 --
1887 30 400 < 5 --
1886 24 446 < 5 --
1885 26 409 < 5 --
1884 21 444 < 5 --
1883 15 507 < 5 --
1882 22 386 < 5 --
1881 13 483 < 5 --
1880 22 349 < 5 --

United States name popularity data is provided by the Social Security Administration and is based on Social Security card applications.

Data for a given year is not made available until well into the next year.

Data reflects what was recorded and has not been edited for errors, so for example the gender associated with a name may be incorrect.

The more babies that are given a particular name, the higher the popularity ranking. If multiple names have the same usage, the tie is broken by assigning popularity rank in alphabetical order. Therefore in the case of names with fewer occurrences, names with the same number of occurrences may have vastly different rankings because they will be interranked alphabetically.

To safeguard privacy, the SSA does not include names with less than 5 occurrences.

Please note, we update the data each May when the SSA releases new figures. All data changes at that time, including previous years, which will change minutely based on new information.