[ 2 syll. mer-ric(k), me-rri-ck ] The baby boy name Merrick is sometimes used as a girl name. Its pronunciation is MEH-RihK †. Merrick is used predominantly in the English and Welsh languages, and its origin is Latin and English. The first name is derived from a family name, which is itself from the first name Maurice.
Merrick is a variant of the name Maurice (English and French).
The name Merrick is widely used; it has 25 variants. Variants include Merc, Merek, Meric, Merick, Merik, Merk, Merric (used in Welsh too), Merrik, Merryc, Merryck, Merryk, Meryck, Meryk, Meyric, Meyrick, Meyrik, Meyryc, Meyryck, Meyryk, Myric, Myrick, Myrik, Myryc, Myryck, and Myryk.
See also the related category welsh.
Merrick is a somewhat popular baby name for boys. The name's popularity has been rising since the 2010s; before that, it was of very light use only. At the modest peak of its usage in 2016, 0.010% of baby boys were given the name Merrick. It ranked at #977 then. In 2016, out of the group of boy names directly linked to Merrick, Maurice was the most commonly used. It was used 94% more than Merrick in that year. In the past century Merrick has mostly been a baby boy name.
Baby names that sound like Merrick include Meric, Merick, Merik, Merric, Merrik, Merryc, Merryck, Merryk, Meryck, Meryk, Manraj, Manric, Marcas, Marceau, Marci, Marcio, Marco, Marcos, Marcous, and Marcoux.
† Pronunciation for Merrick: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IH as in "it (IH.T)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)"