Messiah

Messiah - A very unique male name



  Mar 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Messiah, meaning expected savior or deliverer, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1974 on position #1781. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Messiah and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Messiah? 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 Messiah. The baby boy name Messiah was given to 731 baby boys in 2012, ranking #387 on the national boy baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 2,245 baby boys were given this name - making this a very unique male name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Messiah peaked in popularity 7 years ago in 2012 on position 387.



Famous with this name

Messiah Rhodes
Messiah Jacobs
Messiah Hallberg


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Messiah is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Messiah is currently topping the baby name charts in South Carolina at position #114 - and is the least popular in Indiana at position #707.

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 Messiah is where you live.


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Messiah origin and meaning

Messiah is a 7 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means expected savior or deliverer. To see famous people named Messiah, pop culture references for the name Messiah and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Messiah

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

Mike / Max / Micah / Moses / Mack / Mickey / Moises / Moshe / Mekhi / Mose /

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
2012387
2011637
2010657
2009664
2008685
2007707
2006800
2005880
20041131
20031196
20021207
20011321
20001173
19991285
19981986
19972216
19962322
19951956
19942754
19932964
19921995
19912949
19882897
19802083
19782232
19762143
19741781

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
South Carolina114
District of Columbia138
Delaware186
Georgia204
Virginia211
North Carolina213
New Jersey235
Maryland237
Alabama259
Florida279
Mississippi280
Pennsylvania284
Nevada297
New York304
Ohio342
Illinois371
Nebraska385
Missouri401
Massachusetts413
Louisiana416
Connecticut430
Michigan439
Arkansas467
Texas476
Tennessee540
Oklahoma592
Wisconsin647
California661
Colorado675
Indiana707

Even more about Messiah


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 Messiah 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 male name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Messiah?

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
2012
Peak year
Male


Popularity Score™

Name Messiah
Gender Male
Popularity 1 in 2,245
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1974
2012 births +731

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