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Merida Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Merida?

In 2015 the rare name Merida, ranked the 1,999th Most Popular Girls Name in the United States.

Uncommon, Merida would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #1,856 in 2013 with 109 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Merida in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2011.

Sometimes the name Merida has been more popular as a girls name and sometimes it has been more popular as a boys.

Merida's popularity has been soaring upward for some time. In recent years, continuing the trend, the number of babies given the name Merida has risen dramatically.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Merida?

Merida's popularity is at a very high point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Merida is quite distinctive but will probably continue to rise upward in popularity.

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   Merida (Girl)Merida (Boy)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. RankNo. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2015 99 1,999 < 5 --
2014 103 1,940 < 5 --
2013 109 1,856 < 5 --
2012 19 6,768 < 5 --
2011 < 5 -- < 5 --
2010 < 5 -- < 5 --
2009 < 5 -- < 5 --
2008 < 5 -- < 5 --
2007 < 5 -- < 5 --
2006 < 5 -- < 5 --
2005 < 5 -- < 5 --
2004 < 5 -- < 5 --
2003 < 5 -- < 5 --
2002 5 17,213 < 5 --
2001 5 17,037 < 5 --
2000 < 5 -- < 5 --
1999 < 5 -- < 5 --
1998 < 5 -- < 5 --
1997 < 5 -- < 5 --
1996 8 10,205 < 5 --
1995 < 5 -- < 5 --
1994 < 5 -- < 5 --
1993 < 5 -- < 5 --
1992 7 11,264 < 5 --
1991 < 5 -- < 5 --
1990 5 14,414 < 5 --
1989 < 5 -- < 5 --
1988 6 11,258 < 5 --
1987 < 5 -- < 5 --
1986 < 5 -- < 5 --
1985 5 11,801 < 5 --
1984 6 9,894 < 5 --
1983 5 11,345 < 5 --
1982 < 5 -- < 5 --
1981 10 6,640 < 5 --
1980 11 6,176 < 5 --
1979 10 6,512 < 5 --
1978 7 8,210 < 5 --
1977 5 10,647 < 5 --
1976 6 8,820 < 5 --
1975 10 5,814 < 5 --
1974 < 5 -- < 5 --
1973 10 5,439 < 5 --
1972 11 4,986 < 5 --
1971 < 5 -- < 5 --
1970 < 5 -- < 5 --
1969 < 5 -- < 5 --
1968 11 4,392 < 5 --
1967 6 6,530 < 5 --
1966 9 4,739 < 5 --
1965 9 4,716 < 5 --
1964 5 7,447 < 5 --
1963 9 4,781 < 5 --
1962 < 5 -- < 5 --
1961 8 5,146 < 5 --
1960 9 4,661 < 5 --
1959 8 4,894 < 5 --
1958 < 5 -- < 5 --
1957 12 3,610 < 5 --
1956 7 5,157 < 5 --
1955 < 5 -- < 5 --
1954 < 5 -- < 5 --
1953 8 4,462 < 5 --
1952 6 5,339 < 5 --
1951 9 3,901 < 5 --
1950 < 5 -- < 5 --
1949 13 2,951 < 5 --
1948 7 4,494 < 5 --
1947 7 4,633 < 5 --
1946 < 5 -- < 5 --
1945 6 4,376 < 5 --
1944 < 5 -- < 5 --
1943 11 2,978 < 5 --
1942 8 3,634 < 5 --
1941 7 3,846 < 5 --
1940 6 4,193 < 5 --
1939 6 4,103 < 5 --
1938 5 4,776 < 5 --
1937 10 2,875 < 5 --
1936 7 3,610 < 5 --
1935 5 4,680 < 5 --
1934 < 5 -- < 5 --
1933 7 3,645 < 5 --
1932 6 4,256 < 5 --
1931 < 5 -- < 5 --
1930 < 5 -- < 5 --
1929 7 3,930 < 5 --
1928 < 5 -- < 5 --
1927 < 5 -- < 5 --
1926 < 5 -- < 5 --
1925 < 5 -- < 5 --
1924 5 5,623 < 5 --
1923 < 5 -- < 5 --
1922 < 5 -- < 5 --
1921 5 5,642 < 5 --
1920 < 5 -- < 5 --
1919 < 5 -- < 5 --
1918 < 5 -- < 5 --
1917 < 5 -- < 5 --
1916 6 4,240 < 5 --
1915 < 5 -- < 5 --
1914 < 5 -- < 5 --
1913 < 5 -- < 5 --
1912 < 5 -- < 5 --
1911 < 5 -- < 5 --
1910 < 5 -- < 5 --
1909 < 5 -- < 5 --
1908 < 5 -- < 5 --
1907 < 5 -- < 5 --
1906 < 5 -- < 5 --
1905 < 5 -- < 5 --
1904 < 5 -- < 5 --
1903 < 5 -- < 5 --
1902 < 5 -- < 5 --
1901 < 5 -- < 5 --
1900 < 5 -- < 5 --
1899 < 5 -- < 5 --
1898 < 5 -- < 5 --
1897 < 5 -- < 5 --
1896 < 5 -- < 5 --
1895 < 5 -- < 5 --
1894 < 5 -- < 5 --
1893 < 5 -- < 5 --
1892 < 5 -- < 5 --
1891 < 5 -- < 5 --
1890 < 5 -- < 5 --
1889 < 5 -- < 5 --
1888 < 5 -- < 5 --
1887 < 5 -- < 5 --
1886 < 5 -- < 5 --
1885 < 5 -- < 5 --
1884 < 5 -- < 5 --
1883 < 5 -- < 5 --
1882 < 5 -- < 5 --
1881 < 5 -- < 5 --
1880 < 5 -- 5 1,013

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.