US Popularity:8428
Other Origin(s):Celtic, Dutch, Latin
Meaning:Shining sea; Bright sea; Blackbird
Merel is a gender-neutral name with multiple origins and meanings to encourage your little one. A variant of the English and Celtic name Muriel, it translates to “shining sea” or “bright sea.” Along with celebrating baby’s bright, dazzling demeanor, this name can be a great way to connect them to the seemingly endless sea or peaceful beaches. Merel is also a popular Dutch name coming from the words merle or the Latin merula, meaning “blackbird.” Representing anything from intelligence to positive change, the blackbird can make for great inspiration. Whether baby prefers to dive into the sea or fly towards the sky, Merel is sure to help baby find their way.

Merel Name Popularity Data

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in 1955
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from 1944
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