Merald Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Merald
This is my name, Merald Clark.
- Personal experiences with the name Merald
Internet searches turn up many people with this name. I even came across another "Merald Clark" who died in Vermont back in the 1980s.
- Nicknames for Merald
"Merry" and "Meraldo" are the only nicknames I've had that relate to my real name.
- Meanings and history of the name Merald
I was named after my pediatrician, Dr. Merald Turner. When I was a teenager he told me it was short for "emerald" as in The Emerald Isle.
It is probably related to "Esmeralda."
I suspect the old Cornish name "Meraud" is a variant of the same name. I've also seen "Merald" as a French name from the Middle Ages.
- Famous real-life people named Merald
Merald "Bubba" Knight, brother of Gladys Knight and one of the Pips in "Gladys Knight and the Pips."
- Merald in song, story & screen