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Meaning of Merry

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Meaning

The name Merry has the following meaning:

One who is joyous. A variation of Meredith. Also means "A great chieftian" in Welsh.
It is a female name, suitable for baby girls.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Merry is currently not a popular baby name in the USA.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Merry in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Merry is pronounced as meh-ree

Origins

Merry originates from the English language.

See other suggested English girl baby names.

Related names

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

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Merry: Merri
The name Merry is itself a variant of Meredith

Style

We think the name Merry should fall under the following style category: Ladylike.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Merry to be: A cute, cheerful and humorous woman

In one word, you might describe Merry as a(n) "humorous" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Merry (or its variants) are:

Merry Anders, born on 22 May, a famous actor. Merry Anders's background: An American supporting actress who has appeared in a number of television programs and films since the 1950s. She succeeded Ann Todd as Stuart Erwin's daughter in the final season of his TV series, The Stu Erwin Show in 1954.
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