US Popularity:16820
Origin:British
Meaning:Joyful or lighthearted
Merry is a gender-neutral name of English origin, meaning “joyful or lighthearted.” What more could you want for baby? Commonly associated with just the word “merry,” this sweet name may also be a short form of the Welsh name Meredith. Lord of the Rings fans will know it as the name of a much-loved hobbit character in the series. Humorous yet heroic, Merry the hobbit is certainly a worthy namesake for your little one.

Merry Name Popularity Data

U.S. Births

Overall:Merry is currently #16820 in U.S. births
Girl:Merry is currently #17243 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

Year:
2023
#17243
in 2023
- 4694
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data

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