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Merle Name Popularity

How popular is the name Merle? Here’s everything we know.

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 226 68 0.0193%
1911 257 65 0.0175%
1912 201 245 0.0486%
1913 199 297 0.0524%
1914 198 393 0.0564%
1915 186 566 0.0623%
1916 189 566 0.0586%
1917 178 660 0.066%
1918 171 746 0.0695%
1919 183 678 0.0647%
1920 173 782 0.0703%
1921 173 805 0.0703%
1922 174 790 0.0709%
1923 182 743 0.0663%
1924 183 751 0.0647%
1925 175 809 0.0716%
1926 180 761 0.0692%
1927 180 774 0.0699%
1928 187 726 0.0679%
1929 188 700 0.0676%
1930 195 679 0.065%
1931 200 621 0.0629%
1932 210 560 0.0567%
1933 205 528 0.0567%
1934 207 562 0.0581%
1935 225 488 0.0502%
1936 209 528 0.0548%
1937 230 482 0.0489%
1938 231 485 0.0474%
1939 226 494 0.0486%
1940 258 431 0.0405%
1941 254 454 0.0403%
1942 288 403 0.0319%
1943 288 411 0.0315%
1944 302 357 0.0288%
1945 312 327 0.0268%
1946 318 372 0.0252%
1947 350 339 0.0203%
1948 318 404 0.0253%
1949 360 309 0.0192%
1950 336 357 0.0222%
1951 358 331 0.0195%
1952 374 291 0.0167%
1953 382 287 0.0162%
1954 411 261 0.0143%
1955 436 242 0.0132%
1956 441 250 0.0132%
1957 491 202 0.0105%
1958 533 170 0.009%
1959 546 163 0.0086%
1960 606 120 0.0063%
1961 619 119 0.0063%
1962 595 128 0.007%
1963 596 130 0.0072%
1964 631 104 0.0059%
1965 610 110 0.0067%
1966 687 74 0.0047%
1967 803 43 0.0028%
1968 697 69 0.0046%
1969 816 48 0.0031%
1970 787 64 0.004%
1971 682 98 0.0065%
1972 876 43 0.0032%
1973 904 37 0.0029%
1974 1,024 27 0.0021%
1975 1,207 17 0.0013%
1976 1,304 15 0.0012%
1977 1,025 32 0.0024%
1978 1,122 24 0.0018%
1979 1,029 35 0.0025%
1980 1,363 17 0.0012%
1981 1,388 16 0.0011%
1982 1,317 19 0.0013%
1983 997 40 0.0027%
1984 1,453 14 0.0009%
1985 1,659 11 0.0007%
1986 1,798 8 0.0005%
1987 1,959 7 0.0005%
1988 2,023 7 0.0004%
1989 1,916 10 0.0006%
1990 2,224 7 0.0004%
1991 1,975 11 0.0007%
1992 0 0%
1993 1,866 13 0.0008%
1994 2,673 5 0.0003%
1995 1,941 12 0.0008%
1996 0 0%
1997 0 0%
1998 0 0%
1999 2,697 5 0.0003%
2000 2,670 5 0.0003%
2001 2,266 10 0.0007%
2002 0 0%
2003 2,605 6 0.0004%
2004 0 0%
2005 2,793 5 0.0003%
2006 0 0%
2007 0 0%
2008 0 0%
2009 2,617 7 0.0005%
2010 2,752 6 0.0004%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 0 0%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%

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What names sound like Merle?

If you like how Merle sounds, you might also like these names that sound like Merle.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marlea

Meadow near the lake

English

Marley

Meadow near the lake

English

Marloe

Driftwood

English

Marly

Meadow near the lake

English

Meril

Sparkling sea

English

Merill

Sparkling sea

English

Merrel

Sparkling sea

English

Meryl

Sparkling sea

English

Morlee

Meadow on the moor

English

Morley

Meadow on the moor

English

Morly

Meadow on the moor

English


What names are similar to Merle?

Find a name that’s like Merle, but just a little bit different.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Berle

Son of Berl

German

Merce

Storekeeper

English

Merlen

Sea fortress

Welsh

Merlin

Sea fortress

Welsh

Verle

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