Cornish surname
"valley near the lake"

Merivale Origin and Meaning

The name Merivale is a girl's name meaning "valley near the lake".

Merivale (and its variant, Merrivale) is a habitational surname with Cornish roots. Except there's nowhere in Cornwall called Merivale — people with this surname likely came from the similar-sounding town, Merryfield. There is, however, a hamlet named Merrivale in nearby Devon, England.