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What does Merrily mean?

Merrily Pronunciation of Merrily as a girls' name is of Old English derivation, and Merrily means "joyful". Merrily is a version of Merry (Old English).


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, joyful


VARIANTS Merrili, Merrilee, Marylee, Marylea, Marrilee

OTHER FORMS VIA MERRY Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merrielle, Merrile, Merryn



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How popular is Merrily?

Merrily is an unusual first name for women. Merrily is also an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Merrily was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak rank of #1032 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked at the moment. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Marylee, Merri, Merrie, Merrilee and Merry are the popular related forms of Merrily ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Merrily reached the height of their popularity in the 1940s, but now, the form Merry has gone out of style.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merrily, Marylee, Merri, Merrie, Merrilee, Merry in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Merrily is pronounced similarly to Marilu, Merola and Myrrilla. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Brily, Cecily, Cescily, Derrill, Fernly, Gerrilyn, Jerrilyn, Kerril, Marcila, Marcile, Marcilyn, Marilyn, Marrilin (see Marilyn), Marrilyn, Marrin, Marris, Melly, Meral, Mercey, Merci, Mercia, Mercie, Mercilla, Mercina, Mercy, Merel, Merial, Meriam, Meriel, Merill, Meriol, Meris, Merl, Merla, Merle, Merlina, Merline, Merlyn, Merrall, Merrell, Merridie, Merril, Merrill, Merrona, Merryl, Mersey, Mertice, Mertis, Mertle, Meryl, Meryle, Meryll, Mirriam, Neroly (see Nerola), Sessily, Terrill and Verly. These names tend to be more frequently used than Merrily.

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