Meaning and Origin of: Merle
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Girl name origins & meanings:
- French : Blackbird
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Boy name origins & meanings:
- English : From the march
- Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Welsh : Sea; falcon; sea hill
- Irish : Bright sea
- French : Famous
- American : Able
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Family name origins & meanings:
- German and French : nickname, possibly for a good or habitual singer or whistler, from Middle High German, Old French merle ‘blackbird’ (Latin merula). See Merlo.
- German : from a pet form of a short form of a personal name formed with German mar, mer ‘famous’ as the first element.