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


Muriel is a ♀ girl’s name and ♂ boy’s name. Muriel thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Origin of the name Muriel

Muriel is a feminine and seldom a masculine name. It is a medieval English variant of a Breton name, which derived from the Irish name Muirgel.

What is the meaning of the name Muriel?

Muriel means “bright sea” (from Gaelic “muir” = sea + “geal” = bright).

Pronunciation of Muriel

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Popularity of the name Muriel

The name Muriel is ranked #6422 overall.

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