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Merla meaning and name origin

Merla \m(e)-rla, mer-la\ as a girl's name has the meaning "blackbird; shining sea" and is a variant of Merle (Old French): the name also developed as a variant of Muriel and Meriel. Also a variant of Meryl (English): variant of Muriel via Meriel.

Merla has 2 variant forms: Mirla, Myrla.

Merla is also pronounced similarly to Marla, Marlea and Marlo. Other suggested similar baby names are Mela, Mella, Mera, Meral, Merel, Merial, Merill, Merl, Merna, Merola, Meryle, Meryll, Morela, Murle, Myrle, Perla and Verla.

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Popularity of Merla

Merla is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Merla name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Merla with its variant forms and related girl baby names.


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