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The name Merritt is of English origin, and means small and famous.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Merritt has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Merritt
Use of the Name Merritt for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
3,399 0 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Merritt has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Merritt last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1954, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Merritt
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188041818  
188149913  
1882    
18836699  
18846869  
188542019  
188662910  
188747414  
188859512  
188957212  
189058712  
189151613  
189249217  
189349615  
189440622  
189557114  
189658014  
189748917  
189842622  
189940022  
1900    
19018318  
190260514  
190368512  
190458416  
190554219  
190653519  
190776513  
190810009  
190982513  
191084814  
191174919  
191255852  
191353765  
191469455  
191565180  
191659895  
191760597  
191863694  
191970580  
1920612107  
1921597114  
1922626107  
192368589  
1924579121  
192571682  
192664696  
192772381  
192867389  
192969080  
193073874  
193174669  
193284458  
193377063  
193478962  
193588851  
193672769  
193778462  
193878462  
193973467  
194087053  
194180961  
194291553  
194380467  
194482758  
194584755  
194685959  
194796255  
194892456  
194993955  
195097351  
1951    
1952    
195395157  
195497958  
Totals:  3,399 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Merritt as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Merritt appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 71 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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