Meaning and name origin
Merrell \m(e)-rre-ll\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Merrell), is of English origin, and the meaning of Merrell is "shining sea". Merrell is a variant of Meryl (English): variant of Muriel via Meriel.
Merrell is not a popular first name for females but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#4687 out of 88799, Top 5%) (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Merrell and its variant forms. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Meryl. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).
Merrell is also pronounced similarly to Marell, Meriel, Merielle, Merill, Merrielle, Merrile and Mirell. Other suggested similar baby names are Merrili, Merrily and Terrell. These names tend to be more commonly used than Merrell.