Merritt Name Meaning & Origin
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- Comments and insights on the name Merritt
Well, Merritt is my name. I have no complaints. In fact I get frequent comments on it. I was named after my Great Grand Father. It is an old name and a unisex name. Although I feel it is better for a male (my own personal biases). I have met a few other Merritts in my life. The spelling ranges from just one "r" or "t" to being spelled with an "a". I am proud to be a Merritt and think if you are looking for a strong/different name...then maybe this is the one for your little bundle of joy.
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Lake Merritt, lake/lagoon in Oakland, CA, surrounded by a park featuring boating, running paths, areas designated as wildlife refuges, and a children's amusement park.
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- Meanings and history of the name Merritt
The meaning of the name Merritt is: From The Boundary Gate
The origin of the name Merritt is: English
This surname may be a convergent form also derived from the personal name Mary, meaning ''wished-for child.''
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Merritt is the main female character in the book and movie "Where the Boys Are."