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The name Kalimac does not actually mean 'jolly, gay', it is the shortened form, Kali, that has that meaning in the Common Speech. Kalimac is described by Tolkien as 'unmeaning'.
-- Elfstone  3/10/2006
I have a friend who I now call Merry. However, I discourage parents from thinking this means they ought to name a boy Merry. It just wouldn't work (it's different for my friend because it's a nickname). However, if you're a Tolkien fan, I think it would be interesting and somewhat cool to give this name to a girl.
-- Pippin  3/17/2008
There was a boy in my older brother's class called Merry. I like it as a nickname for Montgomery :)
-- Anonymous User  1/4/2012

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