Merry Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Merry:
Taken from merry (cheerful, happy, light-hearted), which is derived from the Middle English mery. Merry was a popular name in the 19th century, no doubt due to its pleasant associations.
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Terrible name. Stick to Mary.
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Comfort and Tiding's little sister's name is Merry in Each Little Bird That Sings, by Deborah Wiles.
Meriadoc "Merry" Brandybuck, a Hobbit in "The Lord of the Rings."