Pronunciation: \m(y)-rt-le, myr-tle\
Gender / Sex: girl
Related Names: Mirta
Sounds Like: Martelle, Maridel, Martella, Meridel
Variant forms: Mertice, Mertis, Mertle, Mirtie, Myrta, Myrtia, Myrtice, Myrtie, Myrtis
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 258
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 80712
Myrtle \m(y)-rt-le, myr-tle\ as a girl's name is pronounced MER-terl. It is of Latin origin. Botanical and nature name based on the evergreen shrub that was sacred to Venus as a symbol of love. First used in the 1850s.
Myrtle has 9 variant forms: Mertice, Mertis, Mertle, Mirtie, Myrta, Myrtia, Myrtice, Myrtie and Myrtis.
For more information, see also the related name Mirta.
Baby names that sound like Myrtle are Martelle, Maridel, Martella and Meridel.
View a list of the 5 names that reference Myrtle.
Myrtle is a very popular first name for women (#258 out of 4276) and a slightly less popular surname or last name for both men and women (#80712 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)