MerrittRate Merritt: Do you like this name?
Get creative with Merritt | Add to list (0)
Merritt meaning and name origin
Merritt \m(e)-rri-tt\ as a boy's name is pronounced MARE-it. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Merritt is "boundary gate". Also possibly "little renowned one" or derived from Mary (Latin) "star of the sea".
Merritt has 3 variant forms: Merrett, Merit and Meritt.
Baby names that sound like Merritt are Marty, Martie, Marti, Mart, Mort and Morty.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Merritt.
Popularity of Merritt
Merritt is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#633 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Merritt for boys. (2010 statistics) Compare Merritt with its variant forms and related boy baby names.