What does Muriel mean?
Related boy name: Merrill.
(male) Morel, Murield, ..
(female) Murile, Murrel, .. Middle name pairings:
Muriel Gianluca (M.G.), ..
How popular is Muriel?
Muriel is an uncommon first name for males but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#19480 out of 150436, Top 13%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Muriel entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its apex rank of #1430 in the U.S. during the years 1920-1929, but is not in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Merrill is the only other popular alternative form of Muriel. These forms of Muriel were at the peak of their popularity in the 1910s (usage of 0.03%), but now, the form Merrill has become less fashionable.
Muriel is pronounced similarly to Maurell, Meril, Merill, Merrel, Merrell, Merril, Meryl, Morell, Moriel, Morrel, Morrell and Morrill. Other recommended names are Abriel, Adriel▲, Aeriel, Ariel▲, Aurel, Azriel, Burnel (see Burnell), Dariel▲, Doriel, Guriel, Jeriel, Marcel▲, Mardel, Markel, Marlea, Marley▲, Martel, Marvel, Maurie, Merle▼, Morlee, Morley, Murfee, Murfey (see Murphy), Murfie (see Murphy), Murrey, Nuriel, Oriel, Poriel, Uriel▲ and Zuriel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Muriel.See names in meaning and etymology.