Given Name MYRTLE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MUR-təl   [details]

Meaning & History

Simply from the English word myrtle for the evergreen shrub, ultimately from Greek μυρτος (myrtos). It was first used as a given name in the 19th century, at the same time many other plant and flower names were coined.

Categories

American Horror Story characters, flora, flowers, Harry Potter characters, nature, plants, Stephen King characters, word names
DIMINUTIVE: Myrtie
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Mirta (Croatian), Mirte, Mirthe, Myrthe (Dutch), Myrto (Greek), Mirta (Italian), Mirta (Spanish)
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