Name: Merrill

Origin and Meaning of the Name Merrill

  • Meaning:
    Bright as the sea
  • Origin:
  • Meaning:
    Bright as the sea
  • Origin:
  • Gender:
    Both
  • Pronunciation:
    (MER ril)
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Miscellaneous Info for Merrill

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  • Used in:
    English speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    From the surname derived in the Middle Ages from the first name Meriel or Muriel.
    A boy name, sometimes bestowed on girls as a variant spelling of Meryl.

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