Gender Feminine & Masculine
Other Forms FormsMerin, Merryn
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Contributor Contrib.anonymous on 7/8/2006
Although the exact origin and meaning of this name are unknown, many modern-day academics believe this name to be the (possibly Anglicized) Cornish form of Morien.Its variant Merryn was the name of a Cornish saint.In the English-speaking world, all forms have been occasionally used from the 19th century onwards.