[ 2 syll. me-ryl, mer-yl ] The baby boy name Meryl is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is MEHR-iy-L †. Meryl is used chiefly in the English and French languages, and its origin is Old French and Celtic.
Meryl is a variant of the name Merle (English and French).
Meryl is also a variant spelling of the name Merrill (English) in the English and French languages.
Meryl is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In the past century Meryl has mostly been a girl name.
Baby names that sound like Meryl include Merryl, Merryll, Marlea, Marlee, Marley, Marli, Marlie, Marlo, Marloe, Marlow, Marlowe, Marly, Merel, Meriel, Merill, Merlo, Merrel, Merrell, Merril, and Merrill.
† Pronunciation for Meryl: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" More about famous people named Meryl:
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