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Gender: Female Origin of Meryl: Variation of Muriel via Meriel Meaning of Meriel: Irish variation of Muriel

The name Meryl is a girl's name . Meryl and is often added to user-created lists like My grandma can beat up your grandma and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

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Better known than it would otherwise be thanks to Meryl (born Mary Louise) Streep.

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Famous People Named Meryl

Mary Louise "Meryl" Streep, American actress
Meryl Elizabeth Davis, American ice dancer
Meryl Danielle Cassie, New Zealand actress and singer
Meryl Glynis Fernandes, English actress
Meryl Jan Getline, American pilot, author, and columnist
Meryl Tankard, Australian ballerina and choreographer

Pop Culture References for the name Meryl

Meryl Burbank aka Hannah Gill, character in film "The Truman Show"
Princess Meryl, character in "The Two Princesses of Bamarre" by Gail Carson Levine
Meryl Lee Kowalski, character in "The Wednesday Wars"
Meryl Stryfe, character in anime "Trigun"
Meryl Silverburgh, character in the Metal Gear video games

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