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Meryl (boy)

What does Meryl mean?

Meryl Pronunciation of Meryl as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Meryl) is an English name, and the name Meryl means "sparkling sea". Meryl is a variant form of Merrill (English): from Muriel.

STARTS WITH Me-

ASSOCIATED WITH sea

Variations

VARIANTS Merril, Merrell, Merrel, Merill, Meril

FEMININE FORM Merrill

CREATIVE FORMS
(male) Miryl, ..

(female) Medy, ..


MIDDLE NAME PAIRINGS
Meryl Krew (M.K.), ..

How popular is Meryl?

Meryl is an uncommon given name for men. Meryl is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

Popular alternative forms of Meryl (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Merrell, Merril and Merrill. Other variants, like Merrel, are seldom used. These forms of Meryl were popular as baby names a century ago (MEDIAN #1165). (2016 U.S. SSA RECORDS)



Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merrell, Merril, Merrill in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Meryl is pronounced similarly to Morell, Moriel, Morrel and Muriel. Other recommended sound-alike names are Averyl, Caryl, Cecyl (see Cecil), Daryl, Derryl, Deryl, Erryl, Ferryl, Jaryl, Jerryl, Jeryl, Mel, Merce, Merit, Merle, Merlyn, Merom, Mervyn, Merwyn, Terryl and Veryl. These names tend to be more frequently used than Meryl.

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