Popularity:10894
Origin:French
Other Origin(s):British, German
Meaning:Blackbird; Thrush; Blackbird with a speckled plumage
Merl, a girl's name with French, German, and English origins, is like a melody sung by songbirds dancing in a magical forest. In France, the surname Merl traces back to the Latin word merula, meaning "blackbird," evoking imagery of this enchanting bird. In Germany, it is linked to the Middle High German word merle, signifying "thrush." In English, Merl is associated with merle, describing a "blackbird with a speckled plumage," offering a poetic touch. Additionally, the name carries a magical note, reminiscent of the famed wizard Merlin, adding a touch of mystique to this unique and multifaceted name. Merl is a delightful tune whistled by a bird perched on a branch, a touch of wizardry, and a whole lot of charm waiting to make your family's story extraordinary.
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