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pinWhat does Merrilee mean?

Merrilee /mer-ri-lee/ 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 5 more related forms via Merry: Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merrielle and Merrile.

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. Other variants, like Marrilee, are seldom used. This form of Merrilee was at the top of its popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.442%) and is now less conventional. 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.

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Merrilee is alike in pronunciation to Marilee and Myrrilla. Other recommended similar baby names are Derrill, Derrine, Gerrie, Jenilee, Jennilee, Jerilene, Jerrileen, Kerrie, Kerril, Marcille, Marilene, Marilla, Marilu, Marlie, Marrilin, Marrlen, Mercie, Meridel, Merle, Merline, Merridie, Mireilla, Mirelle, Myrilla and Serrilda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Merrilee.