Merri is an English girl’s name meaning “joyous, lighthearted” or “merciful”. It is also an indigenous Australian name meaning “rocky”. Merri was briefly popular mid-century but such a bright, happy name deserves another chance in the spotlight.
Meaning of the name Merri:
English: joyous, light-hearted, merciful
Indigenous Australian: rocky
Origin of the name Merri:
Merri is a baby girl’s name of English and indigenous Australian origin. In English, Merri means “joyous, light-hearted” or “merciful” and is a variant spelling of Merry or a diminutive of Mercy. In indigenous Australian Merri means “rocky”.
Symbolism of the name Merri:
Merri is a bright and joyful name. Some symbols of joy and good will appropriate for the name include the hummingbird, bluebird, chrysanthemums, and daisies.
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Gender of the name Merri:
Merri is a girl's name.
Pronunciation of the name Merri:
Number of syllables in the name Merri:
Emotion evoked from the name Merri:
Merri evokes feelings of joy and compassion.
Alternative spellings for the name Merri:
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Popularity of the name Merri:
According to the Social Security Administration, Merri is a baby girl’s name that was popular from 1954 to 1964. Merri peaked at #835 in 1963.
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Great middle names for the name Merri and their meanings:
- Lee (pasture, meadow)
- Poet (storyteller, writer, poet)
- Lyra (lyre, harp player)
- Elayne (bright, shining light)
- Sylvie (from the forest)
- Faye (fairy)
- Simone (hearkening)
- Sonia (wisdom)
- Yvonne (yew wood)
Famous people with the name Merri:
- Merri Dee (American philanthropist)
- Merri Franquin (French trumpeter)
- Merri Rose (Australian politician)
- Khalifa Shaheen Al Merri (United Arab Emirates politician)
Merri in popular culture:
- Merri Brody (television, “NCIS: NOLA”)
- Merri King (television, “Stargirl”)
- Meriadoc Brandybuck (media, The Lord of the Rings series by J. R. R. Tolkien)
- Merry (video game, “Animal Crossing” series)
- Merri (video game, “Mario & Luigi: Superstar Saga”)