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Meriel Name Popularity

    

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How popular is Meriel?

Mostly unused in the United States, less than 5 babies were bestowed the name in 2018.

Uncommon, Meriel would be a striking name choice.

It reached its highest popularity ranking of #2,145 in 1934 with 15 occurrences.

The least amount of newborns dubbed Meriel in any given year was less than 5, most recently in 2018.

Meriel's popularity has been moving downward for some time. In recent years however, the number of babies given the name Meriel has remained about the same.

What does the future hold for the popularity of Meriel?

Meriel's popularity is at a low point when measured against its most notable year.

The name Meriel is mostly unused and has recently started to plateu at its present level but may also begin to make a more decisive move up or down.

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   Meriel (Girl)
Year %No. of Babies Given NamePopul. Rank
2018 < 5 --
2017 < 5 --
2016 < 5 --
2015 < 5 --
2014 13 8,784
2013 < 5 --
2012 < 5 --
2011 6 16,114
2010 6 16,281
2009 10 11,215
2008 10 11,317
2007 < 5 --
2006 9 12,074
2005 9 11,521
2004 8 12,368
2003 < 5 --
2002 14 7,694
2001 13 8,042
2000 9 10,447
1999 5 16,020
1998 5 15,740
1997 8 10,458
1996 10 8,604
1995 9 9,267
1994 5 14,917
1993 9 9,238
1992 5 14,708
1991 5 14,580
1990 < 5 --
1989 7 10,439
1988 7 9,966
1987 < 5 --
1986 < 5 --
1985 < 5 --
1984 10 6,597
1983 < 5 --
1982 12 5,770
1981 5 11,488
1980 < 5 --
1979 < 5 --
1978 < 5 --
1977 < 5 --
1976 < 5 --
1975 < 5 --
1974 < 5 --
1973 < 5 --
1972 5 9,115
1971 < 5 --
1970 < 5 --
1969 5 8,232
1968 < 5 --
1967 < 5 --
1966 < 5 --
1965 5 7,184
1964 < 5 --
1963 < 5 --
1962 < 5 --
1961 < 5 --
1960 < 5 --
1959 < 5 --
1958 < 5 --
1957 < 5 --
1956 < 5 --
1955 < 5 --
1954 < 5 --
1953 7 4,885
1952 5 6,134
1951 8 4,266
1950 6 5,102
1949 5 5,776
1948 5 5,767
1947 < 5 --
1946 9 3,580
1945 < 5 --
1944 < 5 --
1943 7 4,074
1942 < 5 --
1941 < 5 --
1940 < 5 --
1939 5 4,721
1938 < 5 --
1937 6 4,119
1936 < 5 --
1935 7 3,645
1934 15 2,145
1933 6 4,066
1932 6 4,255
1931 < 5 --
1930 < 5 --
1929 10 3,072
1928 < 5 --
1927 5 5,364
1926 < 5 --
1925 7 4,302
1924 7 4,312
1923 < 5 --
1922 < 5 --
1921 < 5 --
1920 7 4,270
1919 5 5,327
1918 < 5 --
1917 5 5,063
1916 9 3,178
1915 < 5 --
1914 < 5 --
1913 < 5 --
1912 < 5 --
1911 < 5 --
1910 < 5 --
1909 < 5 --
1908 < 5 --
1907 < 5 --
1906 < 5 --
1905 < 5 --
1904 < 5 --
1903 < 5 --
1902 < 5 --
1901 < 5 --
1900 < 5 --
1899 < 5 --
1898 < 5 --
1897 < 5 --
1896 < 5 --
1895 < 5 --
1894 < 5 --
1893 < 5 --
1892 < 5 --
1891 < 5 --
1890 < 5 --
1889 < 5 --
1888 < 5 --
1887 < 5 --
1886 < 5 --
1885 < 5 --
1884 < 5 --
1883 < 5 --
1882 < 5 --
1881 < 5 --
1880 < 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.