Muriel

Meaning, origin, and popularity of the name Muriel

Muriel

Bright Sea

Forms of the name are found in Breton as well as in Irish and Scottish Gaelic. It became widely popular during the first half of the 20th century and has since fallen out of favor. 

Meaning:

Bright Sea

Origin:

Celtic

Gender:

For a girl

Popularity:

Not in the U.S. top 1,000 names

More about the name Muriel

Variations & similar names, nicknames, middle names and famous bearers for the name Muriel

 

Variations & Similar Names

Maelle, Marielle, Meriall, Merill, Mireille, Muireall

Nicknames

Short and sweet as is

Middle Names

Alexis, Hailey, Juniper, Nora, Soliel

Famous Bearers

Muriel Davisson (American neuroscientist)

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