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What does Merline mean?

Merline Pronunciation of Merline as a name for girls is of Old French derivation, and the name Merline means "blackbird". Merline is a version of Merle (Old French).



VARIANTS Myrline, Myrlene, Myrleen

RELATED FORMS VIA MERLE Merl, Merla, Merlina, Murle, Myrle



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How popular is Merline?

Merline is an unusual given name for women but a somewhat prominent last name for all people (#101654 out of 150436, Top 68%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Merline was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #1444 in the U.S. during 1930-1939, but is not in the list at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merline name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Merline outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Merline are Merl, Merle and Myrle. These relations of Merline were at the height of their popularity in the 1900s (AVERAGE #1264), but now, the version Merle has become somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merline, Merl, Merle, Myrle in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Merline is alike in pronunciation to Marlane, Marlayne, Marleene, Marlen, Marlene, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlin, Marline, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlyn, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marlynne, Marrlin and Merlyn. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arline, Bertine, Carline, Celine, Darline, Deline, Delline, Derine, Derrine, Earline, Erline, Feyline, Gerdine, Hermine, Jeraine, Kerrine, Leoline, Leraine, Lurline, Maralin, Maralina, Marcine, Marilene, Marilin, Marine, Marlaina, Marlana, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marlie, Marlina, Marlise, Martine, Marylin, Melaine, Melene, Melina, Melinde (see Melinda), Meline, Melise, Mellie, Mellina, Mercie, Merrie, Merrile, Mertice, Morine, Nerine, Pearline, Perline, Perlline, Perrine, Seline, Verine, Verlie, Verline and Zeline. These names tend to be more frequently used than Merline.