What does Merna mean?
(female) Merca, Merma, ..
(male) Mernai, Merno, .. Middle name pairings:
Merna Olive (M.O.), ..
How popular is Merna?
Merna is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2580 out of 4276, Top 60%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#78838 out of 150436, Top 52%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Merna entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its apex rank of #919 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Merna are Mirna and Myrna. Other variants, like Morna, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Merna was more pronounced 9 decades ago (median #1034), but now, the version Myrna has become less stylish.
Merna is pronounced similarly to Marna, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marnia, Marnie and Marnya. Other recommended names are Berna, Cerena, Dena▼, Ferna, Geena, Jeena, Jenna▼, Keana, Keena, Kenna▲, Leana, Leina, Lena▼, Leona▼, Marena, Marina▼, Marja, Marne, Marnja, Meara, Mecca, Meeka, Meena, Meerta, Meica, Meira, Mela, Melana, Melina▲, Mena, Mera, Mercia, Mercina, Mercy▲, Meriam, Meris, Merla, Merona, Merrona, Meryam, Meya, Minna▼, Mira▲, Mirana, Mirka, Mirra, Mona▼, Monna, Morena, Moria, Muna, Neina, Nena, Orna, Reina▲, Reyna▲, Seana, Sena▼, Serina, Teena, Tena▼, Terina, Teryna (see Terena), Teyna, Veina, Verena, Verna▼ and Xena▼. These names tend to be less commonly used than Merna.See names in meaning and etymology.