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First name origins & meanings:

  1. French: Blackbird
  2. Welsh: The fort by the sea; falcon
  3. Celtic, Anglo-Saxon, Welsh: Sea; falcon; sea hill

First name variations: Merl, Myrle, Meryl, Myrlene, Merola, Merrill, Merla, Merle, Merlyn, Merlyn, Marlin, Marlen, Marwin, Mervin, Merv, Merle

Last name origins & meanings:

  1. English, French, and Spanish (Merlín): from the Old French personal name Merlin, Latin Merlinus was derived from the Welsh personal name Myrddin. Merlinus was a Latinized form of Myrddin devised by Geoffrey of Monmouth and popularized in the Arthurian romances.
  2. Jewish (eastern Ashkenazic): metronymic from the Yiddish female personal name Merle, a pet form of Miryam (see Mirkin).
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