Pronunciation: \m(e)-rla, mer-la\
Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: blackbird; shining sea
Sounds Like: Marla, Merola, Merl, Myrla, Mirla
Similar Names: Mera, Mella, Mela, Merna, Perla, Verla
Merla \m(e)-rla, mer-la\ as a girl's name is a variant of Merle (Old French) and Meryl (English), and the meaning of Merla is "blackbird; shining sea".
The baby name Merla sounds like Marla, Merola, Merl, Myrla and Mirla. Other similar baby names are Mera, Mella, Mela, Merna, Perla and Verla.
View a list of the 2 names that reference Merla.
Merla is not a popular first name for women and an equally uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)