MERLE
GENDER: Feminine & Masculine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MURL   [key]
Meaning & History
Variant of MERRILL or MURIEL. The spelling has been influenced by the word merle meaning "blackbird" (via French, from Latin merula).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Merletta
OTHER LANGUAGES: Muriel (Ancient Celtic), Myrgjöl (Ancient Scandinavian), Muriel, Murielle (French), Muirgel, Muirgheal, Muriel (Irish), Muireall (Scottish)
Popularity
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