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

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Merrit is a ♀ female name.

Origin of Merrit

Merrit is a Swedish and Danish diminutive of the name Margaret. Besides, Merrit is a Swiss short form of the Latin name Emerentia. In Frisian Merrit is a form of Maria.

Meaning of Merrit

Merrit means “pearl” (from Margaret) and “to fully deserve” “to earn” (from Latin “emereo” or “meritus”). Deriving from Maria, Merrit means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea” or “star of the sea” and “beloved”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one” or “wished for child”.

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