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Popularity Over Time: How Many Girls Have Been Named Beryl
This chart illustrates how many Girls were named Beryl in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the girl's name Beryl:
Records indicate that 9,062 girls in the United States have been named Beryl since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1920, when 312 people in the U.S. were given the name Beryl. Those people are now 100 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 Beryl
Based on the comments submitted below
1 Positive Comment
"As a kid I hated my name, but as I grew older I realized how much I love my name. I was named after my mother, who I miss with all my heart. Born in May, so I am Beryl May." Nov. 14, 2018:
2 Negative Comments
"I always hated being called Beryl. It sounds so dull and old fashioned and no-one elseineither school or college had the name - lucky them!" Nov. 11, 2018:
"Unfortunately sounds like a British old lady's name and the name of an ageing and retiring school headmistress ("principal" is the American term for both "headmistress" and "headmaster" which are considered Briticisms) with her grey hair-do tied in a bun, drinking tea or coffee from her best china, having cream cakes, and wearing a blouse, broach, long skirt, and cardigan." Apr. 28, 2008:
4 Neutral Comments
"I was named Beryl in 1943 and was always frustrated when people couldn't spell or pronounce it. Then I met and married a man named Milton. For over 56 years we have been known as " Milt and Beryl" ,as in the old comedian Milton Berle. Also met a wonderful woman named Beryl in Lenexa,KS in 1984" Jun. 13, 2020:
"People do spell it wrong mostly younger people....I like it cos there's not many women called beryl now...I am 68.beryl may" Aug. 30, 2019:
"Always have to spell this name for others even my mother spelt it incorrectly. Hate this old lady's name my associates call me Bezz" Oct. 25, 2018:
"About 10% of people pronounces it rite.less spell it rite." Jun. 28, 2015:
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