Miranda

Miranda - A very unique female name



  Mar 28,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Miranda, meaning marvelous, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1953 on position #1372. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Miranda and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Miranda? 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 Miranda. The baby girl name Miranda was given to 1,441 baby girls in 2012, ranking #213 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 981 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Miranda peaked in popularity 22 years ago in 1995 on position 57.



Famous with this name

Miranda Richardson
Miranda Cosgrove
Miranda Frigon


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Miranda is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Miranda is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #102 - and is the least popular in Alabama at position #492.

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 Miranda is where you live.


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Miranda origin and meaning

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

Similar to Miranda

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

Maranda / Myranda / Meranda / Marnita / Marinda / Moranda /

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
2012213
2011199
2010175
2009182
2008165
2007155
2006139
2005145
2004127
2003158
2002147
2001128
2000112
199994
199880
199770
199676
199557
199461
199389
199289
199190
1990112
1989128
1988144
1987140
1986136
1985128
1984113
1983117
1982117
1981128
1980128
1979173
1978183
1977219
1976231
1975271
1974271
1973521
1972543
1971616
1970694
1969675
1968659
1967756
1966792
1965827
19641104
1963824
1962949
1961920
19601044
1959878
1958916
1957772
19561171
19551421
19541056
19531372

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas102
Delaware119
Arizona137
California152
New Mexico165
Florida170
Colorado184
Nebraska196
Wisconsin202
Connecticut230
Washington231
Indiana232
North Carolina234
Virginia237
Illinois249
South Carolina263
Oklahoma265
Pennsylvania265
New Jersey270
Tennessee274
Idaho280
New York287
Ohio301
Maryland301
Georgia302
Nevada310
Arkansas314
Michigan325
Oregon343
Minnesota343
Utah345
Kansas346
Missouri352
Mississippi357
Massachusetts368
Kentucky404
Louisiana422
Iowa431
Alabama492

Even more about Miranda


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 Miranda 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 Miranda?

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
1995
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Miranda
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 981
Letter count 7
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1953
2012 births +1,441

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