Name: Merfyn

Origin and Meaning of the Name Merfyn

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, possibly eminent marrow
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Boy
  • Pronunciation:
    (MER vin)
  • Form of:
    Itself (Merfyn)
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Miscellaneous Info for Merfyn

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  • Used in:
    Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    Welsh name, possibly from 'mer' (marrow) and 'myn' (eminent, prominent, high, hill).
    It might also be derived from the elements 'mor' (sea) and 'ffynu' (thriving).
    It was the name of a 9th-century Welsh king.
The name meaning of Merfyn and the name origin of Merfyn have been reviewed by our name experts.