Gender / Sex: boy
Meaning: boundary gate
Sounds Like: Marty, Martie, Marti, Mart, Mort, Morty
Variant forms: Merrett, Merit, Meritt
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 633
Merritt \m(e)-rri-tt\ as a boy's name is pronounced MARE-it. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Merritt is "boundary gate". Also possibly "little renowned one" or derived from Mary (Latin) "star of the sea".
Merritt has 3 variant forms: Merrett, Merit and Meritt.
Baby names that sound like Merritt are Marty, Martie, Marti, Mart, Mort and Morty.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Merritt.
Merritt is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#633 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)