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.
Merlin means “sea fortress” (from Celtic “muir” = sea + “dun” = fortress) and “falcon” or “hawk” (from Old French “esmerillon”).
The name Merlin is ranked #3948 overall.
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