Name Merrit Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Merrit


Merrit is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name 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.

What does the name Merrit mean?

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”.

Pronunciation of Merrit

Variants of the name Merrit


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Popularity of the name Merrit

The name Merrit is ranked #5987 overall.

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