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Merl - Meaning of Merl

What does Merl mean?

[ 1 syll. mer(l), me-rl ] The baby boy name Merl is also used as a girl name, but it is much more common for boys. Its pronunciation is MKERL †. The origin of Merl is Old French. Merl is a variant of the name Merle (English and French).

See also the related category french.

Merl is rare as a baby name for boys. At the modest peak of its usage in 1907, 0.011% of baby boys were given the name Merl. Its ranking then was #609. The baby name has since fallen out of favor, and is currently of very light use. Out of all boy names in its group, Merl was nonetheless the most commonly used in 2018. Merl has in the past century been predominantly given to baby boys.

Baby names that sound like Merl include the name Merle (English and French) and the name Myrle.

† English pronunciation for Merl: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; K as in "key (K.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"

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