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Merrick Meaning


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Origin & Meaning

The name Merrick is of Welsh origin.

The meaning of Merrick is "dark skinned, moorish".  


In the U.S. in 2014, it ranked 1036 in baby name popularity for boys with 193 occurrences.  It ranked 9876 in popular baby names for girls with 11 occurrences. 

View the Merrick Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Merrick has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Merrick to other names.


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Merrick is a variant spelling of Meuric.

Other Tidbits

Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Merrick in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Merrick.

Just for fun, see the name Merrick in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Merrick in Nautical Flags page.

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Last year this name was ranked as one of the top 1000 most popular names within its gender.

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