Baby Name Popularity, Data, and History


Meaning: Bitter
Main Origin Language: Latin
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In 2017 the name Maria...

• was given to 2,699 baby girls
• was the 111st most popular name for baby girls
• was 47% less popular than it was ten years ago
• was most popular in Texas, Arizona, and Florida
• was least popular in Maine, Hawaii, and Wyoming
• was about as popular as Jade and Taylor
Babies Named Maria Born Per Year
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(In years of less than five births the number born is listed as zero and the rank was set to be the maximum rank)

Historically the name Maria...

• achieved it's highest popularity in 1966
• achieved it's lowest popularity in 2014
• is 51% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1950s
• is 57% less common in the 2010s than it was in the 1990s
• has the most similar popularity history to Deanna, Teresita, Renae, Brien, Edwardo, Roderick
• has the most opposite popularity history to Lydia, Calla, Magdalene, Miles, Max, Julius
Rank Popularity of Baby Name Maria Per State
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Geographically the name Maria...

• 10% more popular west of the Mississippi than east of the Mississippi
• has the most similar state naming pattern as Joanna, Allison, Genesis, Emmanuel, Angel, Bryan
• has the most opposite state naming pattern as Chloe, Iris, Alice, Levi, Xander, Jasper
Boy Names With Similar Spelling
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Average Age of Benjamin
54 Years
Benjamin is older than 83% of all names
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More information on Maria by the Baby Name Institute

• How many babies named Maria are born every second?
• What are the chances a kid named Maria will be the only kid named Maria in his class?
• How similar is the naming popularity of Maria compared to other names?
• How was each statistic for this page calculated?
• How does Maria rank among the top 2,500 names of the year?
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