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pinWhat does Merrilee mean?

Merrilee /mer-ri-lee/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of the name Merrilee is "joyful". Merrilee is a version, with the suffix -ilee, of Merry (Old English): also version of Meredith and Mercy.


Merrilee has 5 variants: Marrilee, Marylea, Marylee, Merrili and Merrily.

Merrilee has 6 more related forms via Merry: Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merrielle, Merrile and Merryn.

Kreatif forms: Merrila, Morlee. [more]

pinHow popular is Merrilee?

Merrilee is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3423 out of 4276, Top 80%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

The only popular variation form of Merrilee (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000 is Merry. Variants like Merree are seldom used. This girl name was at the top of its popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.442%) and is now significantly less widespread, with Merry becoming less fashionable. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Merrilee and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Merry in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Merrilee is alike in pronunciation to Marilee. Other recommended similar baby names are Merril and Merrill. These names tend to be less frequently used than Merrilee.