Given Name MERYL

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MERL, MER-əl  [details]

Meaning & History

Variant of MURIEL, influenced by the spelling of the name CHERYL. A famous bearer is American actress Meryl Streep (1949-), whose real name is Mary Louise Streep.
VARIANTS: Meriel, Merle, Muriel, Merla
DIMINUTIVE: Merletta
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Muriel (Ancient Celtic), Myrgjöl (Ancient Scandinavian), Muriel, Murielle (French), Muirgel, Muirgheal, Muriel (Irish), Muireall (Scottish)

Categories

actresses, athletes, dancers, Trigun characters
Entry updated December 3, 2014