First name origins & meanings:
- Hebrew: Bitter; rebellion
- Arabic: Myrrh
- Irish: Sea-bright
- Latin: Angel of June
First name variations: Murial, Meriel, Muireall, Mari, Merry, Marie, Maria, Miriam, Marian, Mame, Mamie, Maymie, Mayme, May, Mally, Molly, Polly, Mara, Maretta, Marel, Marella, Maren, Marlo, Mariette, Marieta, Meriel, Mimi, Minette, Minnie, Minny, Mitzi, Madonna, Marilla, Marla, Marya, Manon, Manette, Marija, Marika, Maire, Mare, Marquita, Maure, Mairin, Mair, Maura, Maureen, Moira, Moire, Moya, Muire, Masha, Mairi, Mariya, Mashia, Mash, Mariath, Mary
Last 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.