US Popularity:2020
Other Origin(s):British, German, Latin, Greek
Meaning:Dark, Moor, dark-skinned; Ruler of the sea; Fame, power
Merrick is a gender-neutral name primarily of Welsh origin but has roots in English, German, Scottish, Latin, and Greek. In English, the name means "fame," “power," and "ruler of the sea," giving baby a title that resembles a life of glitz and glamor, possibly inspired by the Germanic Haimirich and the word mer. In Welsh traditions, the name Merrick is a derivation of Meurig, a form of Maurice from Greek and Latin, meaning "dark," "Moor," or "dark-skinned." In Scotland, Merrick is the name of a mountain, called A' Mhearag in Scottish Gaelic, part of the Galloway Hills. From the vast, adventure-filled ocean to the soaring and steadfast mountain, baby Merrick will always be reminded that the sky is the limit when following their dreams.

Merrick Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Merrick is currently #1448 on The Bump
Boy:Merrick is currently #791 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Merrick is currently #1046 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Merrick is currently #2020 in U.S. births
Boy:Merrick is currently #1038 in U.S. births
Girl:Merrick is currently #6299 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 1215
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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