Mari

Mari - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mari appeared on the charts for the first time in 1920 on position #1949. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mari and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mari? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Mari. The baby girl name Mari was given to 69 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1742 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 20,482 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mari peaked in popularity 65 years ago in 1954 on position 468.



Famous with this name

Mari Natsuki
Mari Nagisa
Mari Mukai


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Mari is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mari is currently topping the baby name charts in Hawaii at position #253 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #2,211.

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 Mari is where you live.


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Mari origin and meaning

Mari is a 4 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Mari, pop culture references for the name Mari and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mari

We've found the following names that sound similar to Mari, sorted by popularity.

Mary / Maria / Marie / Mariah / Myra / Mayra / Maura / Mara / Moriah / Mireya /

Name statistics


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.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121742
20111650
20101718
20091767
20081888
20071848
20061495
20051419
20041284
20031490
20021337
20011330
20001316
19991283
19981167
19971167
19961089
1995988
19941010
19931253
19921056
19911137
1990971
1989985
1988907
19871031
19861062
19851008
1984954
1983887
1982829
1981877
1980904
1979845
19781083
19771004
1976979
1975922
1974842
1973755
1972811
1971724
1970713
1969712
1968642
1967585
1966623
1965558
1964537
1963550
1962529
1961534
1960528
1959528
1958535
1957471
1956506
1955496
1954468
1953493
1952556
1951573
1950554
1949701
1948650
1947758
1946724
1945898
1944939
1943921
19421137
19411204
19401420
19391715
19381709
19351080
19222012
19201949

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Hawaii253
Minnesota616
Ohio1337
California1420
Illinois1561
New York1685
Texas1931
Florida2211

Even more about Mari


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Mari a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Mari?

2 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1954
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mari
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 20,482
Letter count 4
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1920
2012 births +69

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