Mehr name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Mehr

User Submitted Origins

Indian (Sanskrit)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from the United Kingdom, the name Mehr means "Sun, full moon, friendship and blessing".
  2. A submission from Indonesia says the name Mehr means "full moon".
  3. A submission from India says the name Mehr means "Blessing" and is of Punjabi origin.
  4. A submission from Florida, U.S. says the name Mehr means "BLESSING OF GOD" and is of Indian (Sanskrit) origin.
  5. According to a user from Utah, U.S., the name Mehr means "Seventh solar month of the Persian calendar".
  6. A user from France says the name Mehr is of German origin and means "Plus".
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From Old High German mēro from Proto-Germanic *maizô. Compare Low German mehr, Dutch meer, West Frisian mear, English more, Danish mere.

Notable Persons Named Mehr

Notable Persons Named Mehr

Mehr Jesia

She holds the title Femina Miss India Universe 1986 and Femina Miss India. Mehr was born on November 30th, 1970 in India.

Mehr Chand Mahajan

Mehr Chand Mahajan was a Chief Justice of India, Prime Minister of Jammu, and Kashmir. Mehr was born on December 23rd, 1889. He breathed his last breath in 1967.

Mehr un-Nissa

She holds the title Shahzadi and Shah. Mehr was born as the child of Aurangzeb and Aurangabadi Mahal on September 28th, 1661. She died on April 2nd, 1706.

Zia Fatehabadi

Zia Fatehabadi was a qat'aa, rubai, ghazal, nazm, geet, sonnets, ruba'i, geet (song), and sonnet reserve bank of india. Zia was given the name Mehr Lal Soni on February 9th, 1913 in Kapurthala. He left this life on August 19th, 1986.

Mehr Hassan

Mehr Hassan is an actress, model, and classical dancer. Mehr was given the name Mehrunnisa Hassan in Lahore.

Mehr Chand Khanna

Mehr Chand Khanna was a politician. Mehr was born Mehr Chand Khanna on June 1st, 1897 in Peshawar. He passed away on June 20th, 1970.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Mehr

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mehr

Farhang Mehr

Farhang was born on December 11th, 1923.

Ghulam Rasool Mehr

Ghulam was born on April 13th, 1893 in Jalandhar. Ghulam is also known as Maulana Ghulam Rasool Mehr. He died on November 16th, 1971.

Mohammad Soltani Mehr

Mohammad Soltani Mehr is a soccer player for the Saipa F.C., PAS Tehran F.C., Gahar Zagros F.C., and Iran national under-17 football team. Mohammad was born on February 4th, 1999 in Tehran.

Hjalmar Mehr

Hjalmar Mehr was a Mayor of Stockholm. Hjalmar was born in 1910. He left this life in 1979.

Master Ebrahim Ghanbari Mehr

Master was born in 1928 in Tehran.

Nathaniel Mehr


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Mehr U.S.
  White 89.75% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 5.51% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 3.60% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 0.78% 16.26%

Of Last Name Mehr

People with the last name Mehr are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Mehr

  • How Popular is the name Mehr? Mehr is the 27,459th most popular name of all time. As a last name Mehr was the 19,189th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Mehr have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 203 babies born with the first name Mehr in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mehr 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 Mehr? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 2000 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mehr first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mehr is Thursday, February 6th, 1919.
  • What year had the most people named Mehr born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mehr was in 2019 with a total of 24 babies.
  • Random Mehr Factoid: According to the 2018 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mehr is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 7 babies in California have the same name in 2018.
  • Weird things about the name Mehr: The name spelled backwards is Rhem. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Erhm. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Mehr? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 1,415 people with the last name Mehr.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Mehr? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Mehr as their last name since less than 1 person in 208k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!
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