Gender Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MEHR-ee(English)
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Meaning & History

The name of a hobbit in J. R. R. Tolkien's novel The Lord of the Rings (1954). His full given name is Meriadoc; Merry is a semi-translation into English of his true hobbit-language name Kali meaning "jolly, merry" (in full Kalimac).

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Entry updated April 25, 2021