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What does Myrle mean?

Myrle Pronunciation of Myrle [myr-le] as a girls' name is an Old French name, and Myrle means "blackbird". Myrle is a version of Merle (Old French).


Myrle has 2 variants: Merl and Murle.

7 more alternative forms via Merle: Merla, Merline, Merola, Meryl, Myrleen, Myrlene and Myrline.

Creative forms:
(female) Marle, Myrlei, ..

(male) Myrley, Myrne, ..

Middle name pairings:
Myrle Mayah (M.M.), ..

How popular is Myrle?

Myrle is a somewhat popular first name for women (#2640 out of 4276, Top 62%) but a unique surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Myrle reached its top rank of #739 in the U.S. in the 1900s, but is not ranked currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Myrle name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Myrle outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Myrle are Meryl, Merline, Merle and Merl. Usage of these relations of Myrle reached its apex during 1900-1909 (average #1368), but now, the version Merle has become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Myrle, Merl, Merle, Merline, Meryl in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Carle, Jerle, Kyle, Mable, Mare, Maree, Marge, Marie, Marje, Marla, Marlea, Marlee, Marlen, Marley, Marlie, Marlo, Marne, Marte, Marve, Mayble, Mertle, Meryle, Mille, Mirla, Myla, Myra, Myrah, Myree, Myrelle, Myrene, Myrla, Myrna, Myrta, Myrtie, Myrtle and Perle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Myrle.