Mairead - A very unique female name
Mairead, meaning pearl, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1977 on position #3212. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mairead and more.
With that position 1 in 141,325 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mairead peaked in popularity 21 years ago in 1997 on position 2087.
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Mairead is currently topping the charts in...Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mairead is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #850 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,462.
Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Mairead is where you live.
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Mairead origin and meaningMairead is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means pearl. To see famous people named Mairead, pop culture references for the name Mairead and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.
Similar to Mairead
We've found the following names that sound similar to Mairead, sorted by popularity.Martha / Meredith / Marta / Marietta / Marita / Marty / Marti / Myrtie / Meridith / Mirta /
Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better
understanding of how popular or unique this name is.
With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.
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Even more about Mairead
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