Meaning and Origin of: Muriel

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion
  • Arabic : Myrrh
  • Irish : Sea-bright
  • Latin : Angel of June

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish : habitational name from any of the places called Muriel, in Soria, Gaudalajara, or Valladolid.
  • English (East Anglia) : from the female personal name Muriel, of Breton origin. This was common in East Anglia during the Middle Ages, where it was introduced by Breton settlers following the Norman invasion.