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What does Merrett mean?

Merrett Pronunciation of Merrett as a boys' name has its root in Old English, and the meaning of the name Merrett is "boundary gate". Merrett is an alternate spelling of Merritt (Old English): also possibly "little renowned one".

ASSOCIATED WITH Me-, -ett, old english


VARIANTS Meritt, Merit



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How popular is Merrett?

Merrett is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#56979 out of 150436, Top 38%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only popular alternative form of Merrett (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 is Merritt. Other variants, like Meritt, are seldom used. Adoption of this form of Merrett was more pronounced among parents during the years 1890-1899, but now, Merritt has become less fashionable. (2015 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merritt in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended sound-alike names are Arnett, Averett, Barnett, Barratt, Barrett, Beckett, Benett, Bennett, Bernett, Birkett, Brett, Burdett, Burkett, Burnett, Corbett, Dermott, Everett, Garett, Garnett, Garratt, Garrett, Garritt, Garrott, Gelett, Gerritt, Hewett, Hewlett, Jarett, Jarrett, Jarrott, Jerett, Jerrett, Jerrott, Kennett, Leggett, Mehmet, Merce, Mercer, Merideth, Merle, Merlen, Merrel, Merrell, Merrick, Merrik, Merril, Merrill, Mersey, Merven, Morrel, Morrell, Morrey, Murrey and Sennett. These names tend to be more commonly used than Merrett.

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