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What does Meiri mean?

Meiri Pronunciation of Meiri [meiri] as a boys' name is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Meiri is "bright one". Meiri is a variant form of Meir (Hebrew): biblical name popular in Israel.

Associated with: bright.


2 related forms via Meir: Meyer and Myer.

Creative forms:
(male) Marri, Meinri, ..

(female) Meimi, Meise, ..

Middle name pairings:
Meiri Jamil (M.J.), ..

How popular is Meiri?

Meiri is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Meiri is an equivalently uncommon surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Meiri (outside Top 2000) are Meir (#1249 last year), Meyer (#1999) and Myer. These relations of Meiri were popular during the years 1910-1919 (median #1116) and are now significantly less common (#1749, 60.6% less usage), with the version Meyer becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Meir, Meyer, Myer in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Meiri is alike in pronunciation to Mario, Maro, Maurie, Maurio, Mauro, Maury, Mori, Morio, Morrie, Morry and Murry. Other recommended names are Abiri, Amiri, Ceri, Deri, Feri, Gerri, Henri, Jerri, Jiri, Meier, Meino, Meirion, Meril, Merit, Merrik, Merril, Miki, Muir and Terri. These names tend to be more frequently used than Meiri.

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