Myrna

Myrna - A very unique female name



  Jun 19,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Myrna, meaning myrrh, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #1031. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Myrna and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Myrna? 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 Myrna. The baby girl name Myrna was given to 10 baby girls in 2012, ranking #4027 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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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. Myrna peaked in popularity 81 years ago in 1938 on position 133.



Famous with this name

Myrna Nour El Din
Myrna Fahey
Myrna Loy


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Myrna is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Myrna is currently topping the baby name charts in Texas at position #3,533 - and is the least popular in California at position #3,909.

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 Myrna is where you live.


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Myrna origin and meaning

Myrna is a 5 letter name with 2 syllables. This name means myrrh. To see famous people named Myrna, pop culture references for the name Myrna and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Myrna

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

Marion / Maureen / Marian / Miriam / Marianne / Maryann / Marina / Mariana / Maryanne / Marianna /

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
20124027
20114781
20094960
20083567
20075033
20063557
20054026
20043409
20033104
20022938
20013059
20003591
19992654
19982521
19972407
19962107
19952256
19941855
19932000
19921790
19911731
19901795
19891643
19881560
19871453
19861549
19851316
19841274
19831283
19821139
19811216
19801055
19791177
19781156
1977923
1976849
1975917
1974747
1973871
1972872
1971846
1970876
1969724
1968853
1967715
1966702
1965700
1964620
1963580
1962544
1961529
1960504
1959491
1958468
1957463
1956428
1955431
1954448
1953443
1952453
1951366
1950375
1949391
1948345
1947307
1946291
1945291
1944273
1943231
1942190
1941159
1940150
1939144
1938133
1937137
1936149
1935176
1934208
1933255
1932311
1931318
1930301
1929320
1928373
1927497
1926606
1925622
1924641
1923636
1922619
1921601
1920655
1919566
1918639
1917669
1916541
1915596
1914578
1913811
1912738
1911611
19101031

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Texas3533
California3909

Even more about Myrna


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 Myrna 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 Myrna?

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
1938
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Myrna
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 141,325
Letter count 5
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +10

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