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The baby girl name Muriel is of Irish origin. Muriel meaning, Muriel popularity, Muriel hieroglyphics, Muriel numerology, and other interesting facts.

The name Muriel is of Irish origin.

The meaning of Muriel is "shining sea".  

It is also of Arabic origin, where its meaning is "myrrh" and English origin, where its meaning is "sea-bright".

Muriel is generally used as a girl's name. It consists of 6 letters and 3 syllables and is pronounced Mu-ri-al.

In the U.S. in 2012, it ranked 7634  in popular baby names for girls with 16 occurrences.    Less than 5 boys were given the name. 

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

Muriel is a form of the name Muireall.

Variants of the name Muriel include Meriel, Meryl.

The names Mearl, Merlene, Merlion are all forms of Muriel.

Muriel falls into the water name category.

Would you like to fingerspell the name Muriel in American Sign Language?
Then just follow the diagram below.

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

Looking for something more mystical? Visit the Muriel Numerology page.

Muriel Numerology
Muriel in Hieroglyhics
Muriel in Nautical Flags
Irish names usually contain a given, middle and family name.

Given names frequently have their source in the Roman Catholic faith, or are derived from the traditional Gaelic.

Some Gaelic or old Irish names date back to the Celtic origins of Gaelach (Ireland). These names find their basis in ancient pagan religions, myths, legends, and superstitions held by the Gaels.

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