Name Merle

Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Merle

The first name Merle is ♀ female and ♂ male. Merle thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names

Origin of Merle

Merle is a name for girls and boys (e.g. in France). It derives from the Latin name Merula. Besides, Merle derived from Muriel or the Irish name Muirgel.

Meaning of Merle

Merle means “blackbird” (from Latin “merula”) and “bright sea” (from Gaelic “muir” = sea + “geal” = bright).

Pronunciation of Merle

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Name Statistic: Merle is ranked #1271 overall ↓ -28

  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 700 ↓ -38
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 713 ↑ 19
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 1088 ↓ -71
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 2119 ↓↓ -171
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 2190 ↓↓ -589
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 2634 ↑ 42
  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 3700 ↓↓ -213
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 4388 ↓ -37
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 4897 ↓↓ -1786
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 5302 ↓↓ -143
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 5654 ↓↓ -402
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 6692 ↑↑ 102
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 7197 ↑↑ 106
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 7980 ↑↑ 748
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 8003 ↓↓ -388
  • 🇫🇷 France: 8239 ↓↓ -400
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8626 ↑↑ 299
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 8943 ↓↓ -153
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 9067 ↑↑ 260

Merle in the Top 50 Names

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