Name Merit Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Merit


Merit is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Merit?

Merit is a Swedish, Danish and Estonian diminutive of the name Margaret. Besides, Merit is a Swiss short form of the Latin name Emerentia. Merit is also of Egyptian origin.

What does the name Merit mean?

Merit means “pearl” (from Margaret) and “to fully deserve” “to earn” (from Latin “emereo” or “meritus”). In Egyptian, Merit means “lover”.

Pronunciation of Merit

Variants of the name Merit


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Popularity of the name Merit

The name Merit is ranked #5159 overall.

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