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    Name: Merle

    Origin and Meaning of the Name Merle

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    Gender:

    Girl

    Origin:

    English

    Meaning:

    Contracted form of Meriel

    Origin:

    French

    Meaning:

    Blackbird

    Pronunciation:

    (MERL)   [Guide]

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    Miscellaneous Info for Merle

    Categories:

    Nature Names, English Names, French Names

    Used in:

    English speaking countries

    Additional info:

    Merle is the French word for blackbird. The French themselves have never used it as a first name.
    It was probably first used in the English-speaking world as a contracted form of Meriel, variant of Muriel.

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    The name meaning of Merle and the name origin of Merle have been reviewed by our name experts.
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