Meriel - girls name

Meriel name popularity, meaning and origin

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Meriel name meaning:

The name Meriel is derived from the Welsh name Mair, which means "sea" or "bitter." It is a variant spelling of the name Muriel. The name Meriel carries a sense of strength and resilience like the vastness and unpredictable nature of the sea. It is often associated with a sense of mystery and depth, reflecting the depths of the ocean.

Girls named Meriel are often described as intuitive, compassionate, and imaginative individuals. They are known for their adaptability and ability to navigate through life's challenges with grace. Meriels tend to have a strong connection to their emotions and are often drawn to creative pursuits. They have a natural curiosity and are always seeking to expand their knowledge and understanding of the world. Meriels are also known for their deep sense of loyalty and are fiercely protective of their loved ones. Overall, the name Meriel embodies a sense of strength, depth, and versatility.

Origin: Irish

Shining sea.

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Overall UK ranking: 5581 out of 5581

3 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1490)

Historical popularity of Meriel

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