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GenderFeminine & Masculine
UsageEnglish
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Meaning & History

Variant of MERRILL or MURIEL. The spelling has been influenced by the word merle meaning "blackbird" (via French, from Latin merula).
DiminutiveMerletta
Other Languages & CulturesMuriel Ancient Celtic Myrgjöl Ancient Scandinavian Muriel, Murielle French Muirgel, Muirgheal, Muriel Irish Muireall Scottish
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Categories

actresses, animals, artists, athletes, authors, birds, black, colors, currently out of the US top 1000, Escaflowne characters, fauna, fruits, musicians, nature, poets, singers, songs, uncertain etymology, unisex, word names
Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute