Gender / Sex: girl
Sounds Like: Meryl, Merla, Merel, Meral
Similar Names: Mera, Mel, Perl
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 81092
Merl \m(e)-rl\ as a girl's name is a variant of Merle (Old French), and the meaning of Merl is "blackbird".
The baby name Merl sounds like Meryl, Merla, Merel and Meral. Other similar baby names are Mera, Mel and Perl.
Merl is not a popular first name for women but a somewhat popular surname or last name for both men and women (#81092 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)