Given Name MERLE

GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MURL   [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of MERRILL or MURIEL. The spelling has been influenced by the word merle meaning "blackbird" (via French, from Latin merula).

Categories

actresses, animals, birds, black, colors, currently out of the US top 1000, Escaflowne characters, fauna, musicians, nature, singers, word names
DIMINUTIVE: Merletta
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Muriel (Ancient Celtic), Myrgjöl (Ancient Scandinavian), Muriel, Murielle (French), Muirgel, Muirgheal, Muriel (Irish), Muireall (Scottish)
USER SUBMISSION: Merle