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Mairi name meaning

Last Name
<100
in the U.S.
in 2010
Girls
Boys

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mairi mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Mairi

User Submitted Origins

Gaelic
75%
Scottish
17%
Irish
8%

User Submitted Meanings

  1. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Mairi means "Gaelic form of Mary" and is of Scottish origin.
  2. A submission from the United Kingdom says the name Mairi means "Of the sea".
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International Interest
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Wiktionary
  1. A municipality of Bahia, Brazil

Notable Persons Named Mairi

Notable Persons Named Mairi

Mairi Campbell

She has had major accomplishments since 1989. Mairi was born Mairi Campbell in 1965 in Edinburgh.

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Mairi Hedderwick

Mairi was born on May 2nd, 1939 in Gourock.

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Mairi Chisholm

Her career lasted from 1914 to 1918. Mairi was born on February 26th, 1896 in Nairn, Scotland. She died on August 22nd, 1981.

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Màiri Mhór nan Òran

She passed away in 1898.

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Fun Facts about the name Mairi

  • How Popular is the name Mairi? Mairi is the 23,722nd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mairi have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 270 babies born with the first name Mairi in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mairi to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mairi? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1960 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Mairi first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mairi is Sunday, August 12th, 1900.
  • What year had the most people named Mairi born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mairi was in 2011 with a total of 11 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Mairi: The name spelled backwards is Iriam. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Amiir. How do you pronounce that?
  • Mairi name meaning

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