Gender: Female Origin of Merryn: Cornish variation of Mirin, Irish and Scottish, meaning unknown

Merryn Origin and Meaning

The name Merryn is a girl's name of Cornish origin.

St. Merryn, the name of a Cornish town derived from Mirin, a 6th century Irish saint important in Scottish history often as Mirren, is sometimes used in modern times as a girl's name. Lovely, sleek, shimmery feel though many will assume it's invented until you enlighten them on its long history. Also spelled Meryn.

16 names similar to Merryn

These 16 names were selected by our users that were looking for other names like Merryn. If you didn't find an alternative name that you like better than Merryn, try our name generator. It allows you to go beyond the similarities of a name, which can provide a lot of inspiration!

Find other names based on Merryn using our baby name generator.


- this week

Famous People Named Merryn

Pop Culture References for the name Merryn


memmyk Says:


This is my name, the meaning isn’t unknown. It’s “of the sea”.

katinka Says:


Love the bright, joyful, tomboyish feel of this sweet but solid little name!

Zelliew Says:


I could change this name into something I like by adding 2 letters.......Merrilyn

lynn_wentworth Says:


I prefer the spelling Mirren or Mirran, feels more modern.

faithnamer Says:


I like this!