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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Merritt
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Merritt in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Merritt:
Records indicate that 3,399 boys in the United States have been named Merritt since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1924, when 121 people in the U.S. were given the name Merritt. Those people are now 96 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Merritt
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3 Positive Comments
"This is our daughter's name. Merritt Emma is the perfect name for her. Also, it never fails that, upon finding out her name, we get compliments on her name." Dec. 18, 2017:
"As a girl with the name "Merritt", I have always loved my name. My mom got the name from the movie "Where the Boy's Are". I have heard it used as a girl's name a few times recently." Nov. 18, 2007:
"Really cool boys name, I like that it hasn't really been used in recent times" Nov. 23, 2005:
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