What does Merline mean?
(female) Mairline, Merlime, ..
(male) Merlian, Merlon, .. Middle name pairings:
Merline Leila (M.L.), ..
How popular is Merline?
Merline is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Merline was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #1444 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Merline are Myrle, Merle and Merl. These relations of Merline were at the height of their popularity in the 1900s (average #1264), but now, the version Merle has become somewhat dated.
Merline is alike in pronunciation to Marlane, Marlayne, Marleene, Marlen, Marlene▼, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlin, Marline, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlyn▼, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marlynne, Marrlin and Merlyn. Other suggested similar names are Arline▼, Bertine, Carline, Celine, Darline, Deline, Delline, Derine, Derrine, Earline▼, Erline, Feyline, Gerdine, Hermine, Jeraine, Kerrine, Leoline, Leraine, Lurline, Maralin, Maralina, Marcine, Marilene, Marilin, Marine, Marlaina, Marlana, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marlie, Marlina, Marlise, Martine, Marylin, Melaine, Melene, Melina▲, Melinde (see Melinda), Meline, Melise, Mellie▼, Mellina, Mercie, Merrie, Merrile, Mertice, Morine, Nerine, Pearline▼, Perline, Perlline, Perrine, Seline, Verine, Verlie, Verline and Zeline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Merline.