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Meaning of Merial

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The name Merial has the following meaning:

"Of the shining sea". It also has the same meaning in Irish and Gaelic. Also has the meaning of "myrrh" in Arabic. This name is commonly regarded as a variant of Mary, which means "star of the sea".
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.


As a baby boy name, Merial is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

There are no available USA popularity statistics for the name Merial for the past 100 years. However, the following chart shows the popularity ranking for the name Muriel, of which the name Merial is a variant.
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The name Merial is very likely a(n) Irish variant of the name Muriel.

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You might also like to see the other variants of the name Muriel.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Merial and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Merial: Boys - Byron, Dawber, Durwood, Dwayne, Junior, Ramsey, Waylon, Zane, Girls - Aiyana, Claribel, Dawn, Destiny, Earlean, Jaelyn, Lassie, Merri, Merry, Both genders - Audrey, Carlisle, Raven, Sky


The name Merial is a variant of Muriel. Other popular variants of the name Muriel are: Merial (Irish), Meriel (Irish), Meriol, Merrial, Merriel, Muire, Muireall (Scottish), Muirgheal (Irish), Muiriol (Irish), Murial, Murielia, Muriell, Murielle (Irish)


We think the name Merial should fall under the following style category: Celtic.

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Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Merial to be: A sweet and imaginative person

In one word, you might describe Merial as a(n) "imaginative" person.

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