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Meryl Meaning


What does Meryl mean?

The name Meryl is of English origin.

The meaning of Meryl is "falcon".

It is also of Irish origin, where its meaning is "shining sea".

Meryl is used as both a boys and girls name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Me-ryl.

The Given Name Meryl

Meryl is a variant of Muriel. See Muriel for further details.

Meryl appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

This 2 syllable name has distinction and charm.

Although unique, your little attractive Meryl, is sure to make it a memorable one.

Meryl falls into the name categories bird, water.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Meryl Davis, and Meryl Streep.

Meryl Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 5,538 in baby name popularity for girls with 23 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 6,189 in baby name popularity for girls with 20 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

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

Meryl Related Names

Meryl is a variant of Muriel.

Famous Meryls

  • Meryl Davis ~ Skater
  • Meryl Streep ~ Actress

Meryl Numerology

Want to know how your name choice may effect your child?

Then take a look at the Numerological Report For Meryl.

It may give you some insight about your new baby.

Children named Meryl are often conventional and outgoing but most of all they are read more >>

Meryl Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Meryl.

Just for fun, see the name Meryl 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 Meryl in Nautical Flags page.