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What does Merrile mean?

Merrile Pronunciation of Merrile [mer-rile] as a name for girls is of Old English origin, and the meaning of the name Merrile is "joyful". Merrile is a variant form of Merry (Old English): also transcription of Meredith and Mercy.

Associated with: old english, joyful.


Merrile has 1 variant: Merrielle.

8 more alternative forms via Merry: Marrilee, Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merrilee, Merrili, Merrily and Merryn.

Creative forms:
(female) Meirile, Mirile, ..

(male) Merley, Merride, ..

Middle name pairings:
Merrile Karmyn (M.K.), ..

How popular is Merrile?

Merrile is a rare given name for women. Merrile is an equivalently rare surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Merri, Merrie, Merrilee, Merrily and Merry are the prominent variation forms of Merrile (not ranked). Other forms, like Merrili, are uncommon. These relations of Merrile were favored 8 decades ago (average #1120), but now, the form Merry has become less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merri, Merrie, Merrilee, Merrily, Merry in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Merrile and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Merrile is alike in pronunciation to Marelle, Meral, Merel, Merial, Meriel, Merielle, Merill, Meriol, Merrall, Merrell, Merril, Merrill, Merryl, Meryl, Meryle, Meryll, Mirelle and Myrelle. Other recommended names are Berrie, Derrill, Derrine, Gerrie, Jerrie, Kerrie, Kerril, Kerrine, Marcile, Marilee, Marilu, Marlie, Mercie, Merl, Merla, Merle, Merline, Merola, Merridie, Mertice, Mertle, Mireille, Murle, Myrle, Myrrilla, Perrie, Perrine, Terrie and Terrill. These names tend to be more frequently used than Merrile.

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