Mariah

Mariah - A unique female name



  Mar 30,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Mariah, meaning the Lord is my teacher, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #694. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Mariah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Mariah? 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 Mariah. The baby girl name Mariah was given to 2,848 baby girls in 2012, ranking #108 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 496 baby girls were given this name - making this a unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Mariah peaked in popularity 19 years ago in 1998 on position 62.



Famous with this name

Mariah Carey
Mariah Bonner
Mariah Washington


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Mariah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Mariah is currently topping the baby name charts in New Mexico at position #37 - and is the least popular in Oregon at position #377.

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 Mariah is where you live.


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Mariah origin and meaning

Mariah is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means the Lord is my teacher. To see famous people named Mariah, pop culture references for the name Mariah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Mariah

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

Mary / Maria / Marie / Myra / Mayra / Maura / Mara / Mari / 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
2012108
201198
201097
200988
200877
200792
200683
200585
2004113
2003112
2002130
200185
200076
199968
199862
199767
199663
199571
199475
199381
199274
199169
1990256
1989582
1988511
1987497
1986696
1985579
1984611
1983549
1982553
1981603
1980514
1979606
1978608
1977600
1976796
1975932
19741080
1973926
19721927
19711957
19702201
19652487
19501802
19461629
19431433
19381255
19371243
19351522
19341015
19321785
19301835
19291872
19281560
19271984
19261606
19241401
19231328
19221149
19211304
19201005
19191243
19181050
19171259
1916985
19151723
1914861
1913956
19121201
1911835
1910694

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
New Mexico37
Alabama38
Mississippi53
South Carolina54
Louisiana56
Michigan59
Georgia66
Arizona68
Florida72
North Dakota75
Illinois84
Montana84
Ohio92
South Dakota93
Hawaii94
North Carolina94
Maine99
Texas99
Tennessee102
Nevada104
Delaware104
Missouri112
Kansas113
Virginia114
Pennsylvania119
Rhode Island122
Arkansas123
Indiana125
Connecticut128
Oklahoma130
California130
Maryland131
District of Columbia133
West Virginia138
Wisconsin141
Colorado143
Washington147
New Jersey159
Minnesota162
New York164
Kentucky181
Alaska183
Massachusetts189
Iowa201
Utah257
Idaho332
Nebraska371
Oregon377

Even more about Mariah


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 Mariah a common or unique name?

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

What is the number of syllables for the name Mariah?

3 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
1998
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Mariah
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 496
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +2,848

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