The name Zerline is a girl's name of Arabic, French origin meaning "beautiful dawn". Zerline and is often added to lists like Shimmering New Year's Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Drop your least favorite name on this list...ABC's!".
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Although a variant of the operatic Zerlina, Zerline has her own theatrical tale. She is the star character of the opera Fra Diavolo by Daniel Auber. Zerline, daughter of the innkeeper of Terracina, is in love with an impoverished soldier, Lorenzo, but her father wants her to marry the rich old Francesco. Various tragedies and events occur. In the end, Zerline is free to marry her beloved Lorenzo.