Merlin

♂♀ Name Merlin – origin, meaning & pronunciation of the name Merlin

The first name Merlin is ♀ female and ♂ male.

Origin of Merlin

Merlin derived from the Celtic name Myrddin and is a wizard of the legend of King Arthur. In rare cases Merlin may also be a girl’s name. Besides, the baby name Merlin originates in the name of the falcon bird.

Meaning of Merlin

Merlin means “sea fortress” (from Celtic “muir” = sea + “dun” = fortress) and “falcon” or “hawk” (from Old French “esmerillon”).

Pronunciation of Merlin

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Name Statistic: Merlin is ranked #3956 overall ↓ -75

  • 🇦🇹 Austria: 2023 ↓ -19
  • 🇦🇺 Australia: 4613 ↓↓ -257
  • 🇧🇪 Belgium: 3749 ↓↓ -131
  • 🇨🇦 Canada: 4952 ↓ -63
  • 🇨🇭 Switzerland: 3025 ↓ -54
  • 🇩🇪 Germany: 2179 ↓ -16
  • 🇩🇰 Denmark: 2260 ↓↓ -170
  • 🇪🇸 Spain: 5921 ↑↑ 259
  • 🇫🇮 Finland: 6296 ↑↑ 907
  • 🇫🇷 France: 3654 ↓ -80
  • 🇬🇧 Great Britain: 3493 ↓↓ -135
  • 🇮🇪 Ireland: 4131 ↑↑ 101
  • 🇱🇮 Liechtenstein: 8514 ↑↑ 304
  • 🇳🇱 Netherlands: 3302 ↓ -1
  • 🇳🇴 Norway: 1691 ↓ -7
  • 🇳🇿 New Zealand: 4597 ↓↓ -273
  • 🇵🇹 Portugal: 7335 ↑↑ 1075
  • 🇸🇪 Sweden: 3527 ↓↓ -775
  • 🇺🇸 United States: 6521 ↓↓ -202

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