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Girl Name: Merril

Name: Merril
Pronunciation: \m(er)-ril\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Merril's also a boy name)
Meaning: shining sea
Origin: English
Sounds Like: Merrily, Merrili, Merrile, Merryl
Similar Names: Kerril, Merrie, Merri
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 46273


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

The baby name Merril sounds like Merrily, Merrili, Merrile and Merryl. Other similar baby names are Kerril, Merrie and Merri.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Merril.


Merril is not a popular first name for women 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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