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The name Merry is of English origin, and means merry.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Merry 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 Merry
Use of the Name Merry for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
7,708 3,141 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Merry has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Merry first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1920, which is the first year shown on the table.  Merry last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1969, the last year shown on the table.  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 Merry
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
192093561  
192199357  
1922    
192391065  
1924    
1925    
1926    
1927    
1928    
1929    
1930    
1931    
193298652  
193394153  
193483667  
193586065  
193692955  
193772288  
193870795  
1939670103  
1940632125  
1941659116  
1942526201  
1943501221  
1944505203  
1945501213  
1946472276  
1947475300  
1948457305  
1949476286  
1950476291  
1951511263  
1952470322  
1953471329  
1954471355  
1955506333  
1956543298  
1957619253  
1958636239  
1959586285  
1960602274  
1961622268  
1962698219  
1963712206  
1964693221  
1965780163  
1966963112  
1967845143  
1968    
1969949127  
Totals:  7,708 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Merry as a girl's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Merry appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 40 times during the last 125 years.

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


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