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Merrit

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English surname
"boundary gate"

Merrit Origin and Meaning

The name Merrit is a girl's name meaning "boundary gate".
This unusual unisex surname name is pretty evenly divided between the sexes these days than it was in the late 1800s and early 1900s, when it was almost entirely male.

Merritt was a female character in the 1980s flick Where the Boys Are, and Merritt Wever plays the endearingly awkward young Nurse Zoey on Nurse Jackie, for which she won an Emmy.
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Lists containing Merrit

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Famous People Named Merrit

  • (Siobhán) Merritt WeverAmerican actress
  • Merritt Robertsondaughter of Jep Robertson on TV's "Duck Dynasty"
  • Merritt Galifianakissister of American actor Zach Galifianakis
  • Merritt PattersonAmerican actress
  • Merritt Hetteigh Mae McCluredaughter of race car driver Eric McClure
  • Merritt Elizabeth MatthiasAmerican soccer player
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Merrit in Pop Culture

  • Merritta town in British Columbia
  • Merritt Andrewscharacter in "Where the Boys Are"
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