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What does Merryn mean?

Merryn Pronunciation of Merryn [mer-ryn] as a name for girls is an Old English name, and the meaning of the name Merryn is "joyful". Merryn is an alternate form of Merry (Old English): also transcription of Meredith and Mercy.

Associated with: old english, joyful.


6 different relations via Merry: Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merrile, Merrili and Merrily.

Creative forms:
(female) Miryn, Murryn, ..

(male) Merian, Mermin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Merryn Colbie (M.C.), ..

How popular is Merryn?

Merryn is an unusual given name for females. Merryn is an unusual surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Merry, Merrily, Merrie and Merri are the prominent varying forms of Merryn (outside Top 2000). Usage of these relations of Merryn was at its apex 75 years ago (usage of 0.02%), but now, the form Merry has gone out of style. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Merryn is pronounced similarly to Mairin, Mareen, Maren, Marian, Marien, Marin, Marinn, Marion, Marrin, Maryan, Maryn, Maryon, Miran, Mirian, Moreen and Morwyn. Other suggested similar names are Berry, Beryn, Carryn, Corryn, Derhyn, Derran, Derrin, Derron, Derry, Deryn, Farryn, Ferran, Ferryn, Gerry, Jerry, Karryn, Kerran, Kerrin, Kerron, Kerry, Kerryl, Kerryn, Kerrynn, Keryn, Larryn, Lorryn, Marlyn, Marnya, Meirna, Mercy, Meriam, Merlyn, Merna, Merona, Merril, Merrona, Merryl, Meryam, Meryl, Perran, Perren, Perrin, Perry, Perryn, Sherryn, Tarryn, Terrin, Terry, Terrya (see Theresa), Terrye, Terryl (see Teryl), Terryn and Teryn. These names tend to be more frequently used than Merryn.

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