Merrilee Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Muriel:
Anglicized form of the Irish Muirgheal and the Scottish Muireall, names composed from the Old Celtic elements muir (sea) and geal (bright).
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from the English surname Merrill, which was derived from the name Muriel
sounds like the word "merrily"
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My name is Merrilee. My mother tried to call me Merry but no one did. My nickname is Merr. I have been called Emers and ML. Most people spell my name wrong. A lot of people say Mary Lee but it’s really like merrily merrily life is But a dream. I know one other girl from high school who had the same first name, same spelling. My niece’s best friend is also Merrilee. I neither like or hate my name. I did not like it as a kid but oftentimes people will comment on what a “pretty” name I have. I do like that there aren’t many girls with my name. It is unique but not considered odd or made up.
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Merr, M,L., Emers
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