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Boy Name: Merril

Name: Merril
Pronunciation: \m(er)-ril\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Merril's also a girl name)
Meaning: sparkling sea
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Merrel, Meril
Similar Names: Derril, Merrik
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 46273


Merril \m(er)-ril\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Merril), is a variant of Merrill (English), and the meaning of Merril is "sparkling sea".

The baby name Merril sounds like Merrel and Meril. Other similar baby names are Derril and Merrik.


Merril is not a popular first name for men but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#46273 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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