♀ Name Merit – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Merit

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Merit is a ♀ female name.

Origin of 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.

Meaning of Merit

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

Pronunciation of Merit

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