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What does Myrla mean?

Myrla Pronunciation of Myrla [myr-la] as a girls' name is of English origin, and Myrla means "shining sea". Myrla is an alternate spelling of Meryl (English): form of Muriel via Meriel.

Associated with: shining (light), sea.


Myrla has 2 variants: Merla and Mirla.

6 more relations via Meryl: Maryl, Meral, Merel, Merlyn, Meryle and Meryll.

Creative forms:
(female) Myrlia, Myrma, ..

(male) Myrel, Myrlai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Myrla Cailyn (M.C.), ..

How popular is Myrla?

Myrla is an uncommonly occurring first name for women. Myrla is an equivalently uncommon surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Myrla (not ranked) listed in the Top 2000 are Merlyn and Meryl. Adoption of these forms of Myrla was more pronounced among parents 95 years ago (median #1468). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merlyn, Meryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Myrla is alike in pronunciation to Marla, Marlea, Marleah, Marlee, Marley, Marlie, Marlo and Marlow. Other suggested similar names are Ayala, Ayla, Byla, Carla, Darla, Earla, Erla, Karla, Kyla, Lyla, Mala, Mara, Marfa, Marga, Marja, Marna, Marra, Marta, Marva, Marya, Mayra, Mayria, Mela, Mella, Mera, Merl, Merle, Merna, Merola, Mila, Milla, Mira, Mirja, Mirka, Mirna, Mirra, Mirta, Mora, Morela, Moria, Morna, Moyra, Murle, Murna, Mya, Myka, Mykala, Mykela, Myla, Myra, Myrah, Myree, Myrella, Myriah, Myriam, Myrilla, Myrle, Myrna, Myrta, Myrtia, Myrtle, Nyla, Orla, Orrla (see Orla), Tyla, Verla and Xyla. These names tend to be more frequently used than Myrla.

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