Merle Origin and Meaning

The name Merle is a girl's name of French origin meaning "blackbird".
A sleek, smooth, understated name off the grid in the US but among the Top 100 girl names in Germany.

Merle Popularity

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Famous People Named Merle

  • Merle Oberon (born Estelle Merle O'Brien Thompson)Anglo,Indian actress
  • Merle Greene RobertsonAmerican artist and academic
  • Merle DandridgeAmerican actress and singer
  • Merle Louise LetowtAmerican actress and singer
  • Merle ParkBritish ballerina
  • Merle BergersDutch model
  • Merle GinsbergAmerican fashion writer, judge on RuPaul's Drag Race

Merle in Pop Culture

  • Merle Kinbona'woman of Bournehills, a representation of Barbados' in The Chosen Place, the Timeless People (1969) by Paule Marshall