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The name Myra is of Latin origin, and means scented oil.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Myra 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 Myra
Use of the Name Myra for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
54,813 23,174 6,594 2,076 951 246 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Myra has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Myra last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 2003, 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 Myra
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188015883  
188117772  
188217089  
188318781  
188418398  
188521784  
188620296  
188721495  
1888193134  
1889208121  
1890209133  
1891229113  
1892247113  
1893245117  
1894218148  
1895247127  
1896220158  
1897242138  
1898249143  
1899268115  
1900254164  
1901278115  
1902268136  
1903275128  
1904296119  
1905298126  
1906282139  
1907293142  
1908291148  
1909298144  
1910309155  
1911285186  
1912301223  
1913265305  
1914293322  
1915294391  
1916291421  
1917286463  
1918295467  
1919297462  
1920289516  
1921289523  
1922296465  
1923296473  
1924301494  
1925298503  
1926307467  
1927288535  
1928288517  
1929295492  
1930300488  
1931275511  
1932266559  
1933272511  
1934255593  
1935257595  
1936255573  
1937247642  
1938231722  
1939243659  
1940222749  
1941220786  
1942216929  
1943220886  
1944251720  
1945248736  
1946245820  
19472221,140  
19482221,089  
19492341,011  
19502361,029  
19512421,026  
1952258943  
1953261966  
1954271957  
1955285918  
1956298895  
19572591,106  
19582361,287  
19592461,244  
19602611,172  
19612881,035  
1962311902  
1963319863  
1964348748  
1965357639  
1966400528  
1967416506  
1968414508  
1969453453  
1970463452  
1971456449  
1972492363  
1973456405  
1974469384  
1975493367  
1976522340  
1977530346  
1978522355  
1979579315  
1980525367  
1981539349  
1982558329  
1983564323  
1984588307  
1985615308  
1986600321  
1987646292  
1988648302  
1989731270  
1990701301  
1991725287  
1992760274  
1993818245  
1994830243  
1995861226  
1996844236  
1997972201  
1998919228  
1999903234  
2000936229  
2001951232  
2002914244  
2003948246  
Totals:  54,813 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Myra 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 slightly lower than actual counts because the name Myra appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 124 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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