Mary as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Mary?

We estimate that there are 1,829,960 people named Mary who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Mary is the most common name for women, and the 8th most common overall.

How Old are People Named Mary?

The average person named Mary is 63.72 years old.

Is Mary a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

2,097 people named Mary were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 136th most popular name for girls, and the 330th most popular overall.

Mary has been the most popular name for baby girls multiple times, most recently from 1953–1961.

Is Mary a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Mary is almost exclusively a female name. 99.7% of people named Mary are female.

Popularity of Mary in England

In 2020, Mary was the 291st most popular name for girls in England and Wales.