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Subject: Merizalde.
Author: Dorchadas   (Authenticated as Lucille)
Date: August 23, 2011 at 1:13:58 PM
I recently learned that actress Alexis Knapp and her baby daughter both have the middle name Merizalde, and I am curious to learn what the name's meaning and origin are. I am guessing it may be of Germanic origin, with the first element derived from mari "famous". The second element is more difficult, but given that it reminds me of the name Griselda, it may come from hild "battle".

I'm looking forward to hearing your thoughts on this. Thank you for your time. :)

"How do you pick up the threads of an old life? How do you go on... when in your heart you begin to understand... there is no going back? There are some things that time cannot mend... some hurts that go too deep... that have taken hold." ~ Frodo Baggins

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