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What does Merrick mean?

Merrick Pronunciation of Merrick as a boys' name is pronounced MARE-ik. Anglicization of a Welsh variant of Maurice. Theater producer David Merrick.



VARIANTS Merrik, Meyrick, Myrick

RELATED FORMS VIA MAURICE Morice, Moricz, Morrice, Morrill, Morris, Morriss



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How popular is Merrick?

Merrick is an uncommon given name for men but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#3910 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Merrick was first listed in 1950-1959 and reached its highest position of #817 in the U.S. in 2018. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Maurice (#670 FROM CURRENT RECORDS) and Morris (#1565) are the prominent variation forms of Merrick (#817). Adoption of these forms of Merrick was well-received among parents during the years 1910-1919 (MEDIAN #732) and is now much less. Maurice is more universally found than the rest, although Merrick seems to be gaining popularity too, while forms such as Morris have lost favor.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Merrick, Maurice, Morris in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Merrick is alike in pronunciation to Marik. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aerick, Aerric, Aerrick, Aerricko, Arrick, Barrick, Carrick, Cedrick, Corrick, Darrick, Dedrick, Delrick, Derick, Derreck, Derrick, Derrik, Derryck, Errick, Garrick, Herrick, Herrik (see Herrick), Herryck, Jedrick, Jerick, Jerric, Jerrick, Jerrico, Jerrik, Kedrick, Kenrick, Kerrick, Mavrick, Meldrick, Merce, Merril, Merrill, Merritt, Morice, Moricz, Morrice, Morris, Morriss, Orrick, Sedrick, Tedrick, Varrick, Warrick and Yorrick. These names tend to be more frequently used than Merrick.