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Updated: Jul 10, 2024 | 👁️ 13 Views | 🔊 15 Pronunciations
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Gender: Unisex

Origin: English

Meaning: Middling or unkind.

Pronunciation: meen, /miːn/, M IY N

Popularity Rank: #45,455

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  • 1. Mean Meaning
  • 2. Mean Pronunciation Guide
  • 3. Record your pronunciation of Mean
  • 4. Translations of Mean
  • 5. Mean Name Popularity
  • 6. Famous People with Name Mean
  • 7. Mean Name Poster
  • 8. Names similar to Mean

Mean Meaning

Derived from the Middle English word 'mene' meaning 'middling, intermediate'. It can also refer to being unkind or malicious.

Mean also means "Middling or unkind.".

Mean is commonly found in Saudi Arabia, United States of America, Egypt, and 53 more countries.

Mean Pronunciation Guide

Phonetic Pronunciation: meen

IPA (International Phonetic Alphabet): /miːn/

ARPAbet phonetic pronunciation: M IY N

M: Pronounce as in "man" (M AE N)

IY: Pronounce as in "see" (S IY)

N: Pronounce as in "no" (N OW)

This pronunciation guide uses the ARPABET system, a phonetic notation developed by the Advanced Research Projects Agency (ARPA) for speech recognition systems. Each ARPABET symbol corresponds to a distinct sound in English. For example, 'JH' represents the sound as in 'joke,' 'AA' represents the sound as in 'father,' and 'N' represents the sound as in 'no.'

The pronunciation guide was generated using the CMU Pronouncing Dictionary, a public domain resource for phonetic pronunciations of words.

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Mean Name Popularity

At NamesLook, the name Mean is recorded 684 times globally, ranking it as the 45,455th most common name worldwide.

Mean is most prevalent in Saudi Arabia, with 118 occurrences, making it the 17,779th most popular name in the country.

In Philippines, the name Mean is found among 1 in every 4669 people, showcasing its highest frequency there.

Mean Popularity by Country

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Saudi Arabia#17,7791 : 24,510
United States of America#21,6261 : 25,127
Egypt#26,5661 : 37,607
Philippines#2,0191 : 4,669
Malaysia#19,0891 : 43,274
Kuwait#9,8791 : 18,650
United Arab Emirates#19,0101 : 35,540
Singapore#11,0411 : 24,564

List of countries the name Mean is rarely found

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