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The name Mary is of Greek origin, and means bitterness.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Mary has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Mary
Use of the Name Mary for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
4,080,169 975,414 197,612 60,504 26,892 9,655 4,701
The table below indicates the number of times the name Mary has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Mary
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188017,06633227
188116,92030129
188218,14931530
188318,01329232
188419,21729336
188519,12927138
188619,89130532
188719,88823747
1888111,75424850
1889111,64926241
1890112,07929335
1891111,70825939
1892113,17425150
1893112,78423255
1894113,15325148
1895113,44926147
1896113,81124257
1897113,41421163
1898114,40625150
1899113,17223650
1900116,71723475
1901113,13823158
1902114,48124956
1903114,26923063
1904114,96425258
1905116,06223968
1906116,36022576
1907117,56925270
1908118,64223679
1909119,21524880
1910122,79423799
1911124,31326298
1912132,229350118
1913136,544376125
1914145,263428125
1915158,134430159
1916161,384437164
1917164,258449158
1918167,372458168
1919165,839482154
1920170,959429195
1921173,899449189
1922172,151451187
1923171,614426202
1924173,508411223
1925170,562368263
1926167,816357266
1927170,552350280
1928166,814328295
1929163,510305329
1930164,060307339
1931160,258306322
1932159,834305331
1933155,437299317
1934156,876313302
1935155,057329277
1936154,368313292
1937155,612319289
1938156,193332284
1939154,913341270
1940156,220325304
1941157,974329313
1942163,290363279
1943165,976384252
1944162,419377253
1945159,297426196
1946167,328461191
1947271,574498180
1948268,567515164
1949266,817509171
1950265,428641118
1951265,545534160
1952265,697559157
1953164,268595146
1954167,989564169
1955163,140605149
1956161,740634142
1957161,099569184
1958155,821650141
1959154,464599169
1960151,473604169
1961147,616614167
1962243,481613158
1963241,556672136
1964240,990668134
1965234,288643136
1966328,890712109
1967425,333668126
1968521,744744101
1969819,876752108
1970919,20481399
1971916,70187986
19721313,77994273
19731412,323  
19741311,767  
19751910,969  
19762210,323  
19772110,653  
19782410,040  
19792410,532  
19802611,466  
19812711,009  
19823010,836  
1983329,888  
1984349,269  
1985359,217  
1986378,469  
1987378,372  
1988348,449  
1989388,618  
1990358,628  
1991388,715  
1992378,405  
1993388,056  
1994387,711  
1995407,390  
1996446,909  
1997466,595  
1998456,393  
1999456,325  
2000476,143  
2001495,684  
2002515,410  
2003594,954  
2004634,701  
Totals:  4,080,169 13,799

During the last 125 years, parents have used Mary as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name. 

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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