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The name Myrtle is of Greek origin, and means myrtle.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Myrtle 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 Myrtle
Use of the Name Myrtle for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
135,228 1,798 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Myrtle has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Myrtle last appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1965, 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 Myrtle
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188040615  
188137643  
188238803  
188337851  
1884349799346
1885341,026  
1886351,0947418
1887361,0878047
1888351,310  
1889331,36165710
1890341,406  
1891311,4589256
1892321,666  
1893291,7598128
1894271,818  
1895281,93863312
1896301,92862013
1897291,832  
1898292,0909637
1899301,8219167
1900322,253  
1901281,8927619
1902321,8848449
1903301,97960714
1904341,904  
1905332,026  
1906371,918  
1907391,930  
1908431,951  
1909431,946  
1910432,140  
1911502,026  
1912502,592  
1913522,838  
1914603,044  
1915583,864  
1916583,958  
1917584,041  
1918634,076  
1919673,820  
1920693,951  
1921733,789  
1922753,649  
1923843,316  
1924893,219  
1925952,967  
19261012,750  
19271102,548  
19281162,237  
19291152,131  
19301231,991  
19311351,704  
19321351,666  
19331421,406  
19341411,434  
19351531,313  
19361611,231  
19371691,193  
19381821,114  
19391791,061  
19401841,023  
1941194960  
1942218912  
1943234839  
1944263686  
1945279619  
1946308569  
1947318598  
1948338535  
1949339527  
1950373462  
1951421392  
1952449369  
1953445376  
1954491326  
1955522314  
1956587259  
1957651228  
1958707195  
1959753182  
1960775174  
1961771185  
1962874145  
1963    
1964    
1965953116  
Totals:  135,228 116

During the last 125 years, parents have used Myrtle as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Myrtle appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 84 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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