Muriel - Meaning of Muriel

What does Muriel mean?

[ 2 syll. mu-riel, mur-i-el ] The baby boy name Muriel is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. It is pronounced as M-erYEHL- †. Muriel is derived from Celtic origins. The name is of the meaning of the shining sea. See Muriel for more information.

Muriel has 11 variants. Variants include Murel, Murell, Murial, Muriall, Muriell, Murrel, Murrell, Muryal, Muryall, Muryel, and Muryell.

See also the related form, Merrill (English).

See also the related categories, sea and celtic.

Muriel is not regularly used as a baby name for boys. It is listed outside of the top 1000 names. Muriel has predominantly been a girl name in the past century.

Baby names that sound like Muriel include Marlea, Marlee, Marley, Marli, Marlie, Marlo, Marloe, Marlow, Marlowe, Marly, Merel, Meriel, Merill, Merlo, Merrel, Merrell, Merril, Merrill, Merryl, and Merryll.

† English pronunciation for Muriel: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)"



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