US Popularity:24192
Other Origin(s):British
Meaning:Evergreen shrub
Myrtle is a feminine name of Greek origin. It is derived from Myrtus, or the Ancient Greek Mýrtos, an evergreen shrub with medicinal properties. The myrtle plant has been used for centuries to treat respiratory ailments and soothe skin inflammation. Myrtle was first used as a girl's name during the 1850s, giving it tons of old-world charm. Whether you want to encourage a baby to follow a healing path or flourish endlessly like an evergreen, Myrtle ticks many boxes.

Myrtle Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Myrtle is currently #3754 on The Bump
Girl:Myrtle is currently #2539 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Myrtle is currently #24192 in U.S. births
Girl:Myrtle is currently #14568 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 186
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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