Infographic of Muriel name meaning, which is “A timid little mouse,” from the Latin mus, minis (a mouse) and the diminutive suffix el.
Ask your friends & family about Muriel…

Muriel Name Popularity

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

Year Rank # Births % Births
1910 191 309 0.0878%
1911 210 303 0.0814%
1912 157 657 0.1303%
1913 135 858 0.1513%
1914 133 1,108 0.159%
1915 134 1,427 0.1571%
1916 135 1,506 0.1559%
1917 128 1,700 0.1699%
1918 130 1,787 0.1665%
1919 132 1,771 0.1691%
1920 123 2,053 0.1846%
1921 119 2,240 0.1956%
1922 112 2,385 0.2141%
1923 114 2,349 0.2097%
1924 126 2,222 0.1913%
1925 126 2,197 0.1944%
1926 129 2,016 0.1833%
1927 138 1,784 0.1612%
1928 139 1,646 0.1538%
1929 149 1,440 0.139%
1930 153 1,330 0.1273%
1931 171 1,052 0.1066%
1932 179 1,028 0.1041%
1933 197 847 0.0909%
1934 212 807 0.0835%
1935 213 765 0.0787%
1936 233 674 0.07%
1937 228 676 0.0686%
1938 232 679 0.0663%
1939 260 540 0.0531%
1940 258 547 0.0515%
1941 278 495 0.044%
1942 304 476 0.0377%
1943 303 481 0.0368%
1944 312 424 0.0342%
1945 351 350 0.0287%
1946 378 359 0.0243%
1947 378 409 0.0245%
1948 405 340 0.0213%
1949 403 349 0.0217%
1950 443 286 0.0178%
1951 459 287 0.0169%
1952 469 276 0.0158%
1953 501 255 0.0144%
1954 569 201 0.011%
1955 598 188 0.0102%
1956 655 163 0.0086%
1957 693 156 0.0081%
1958 799 107 0.0057%
1959 809 112 0.0059%
1960 843 104 0.0055%
1961 866 102 0.0054%
1962 812 118 0.0064%
1963 799 120 0.0067%
1964 873 93 0.0053%
1965 1,023 57 0.0035%
1966 1,111 46 0.0029%
1967 1,216 35 0.0023%
1968 1,325 29 0.0019%
1969 1,384 29 0.0019%
1970 1,363 36 0.0023%
1971 1,360 36 0.0024%
1972 1,766 16 0.0012%
1973 2,544 5 0.0004%
1974 2,517 5 0.0004%
1975 2,027 11 0.0009%
1976 0 0%
1977 2,092 12 0.0009%
1978 2,097 12 0.0009%
1979 0 0%
1980 3,041 5 0.0003%
1981 0 0%
1982 2,119 15 0.001%
1983 2,784 6 0.0004%
1984 0 0%
1985 2,062 17 0.0011%
1986 1,798 25 0.0017%
1987 1,921 22 0.0014%
1988 2,561 11 0.0007%
1989 2,390 16 0.001%
1990 3,314 6 0.0004%
1991 2,746 12 0.0007%
1992 2,643 13 0.0008%
1993 3,859 5 0.0003%
1994 0 0%
1995 2,765 11 0.0007%
1996 2,775 10 0.0007%
1997 0 0%
1998 3,029 8 0.0005%
1999 3,568 5 0.0003%
2000 0 0%
2001 3,547 5 0.0003%
2002 2,579 16 0.0011%
2003 0 0%
2004 0 0%
2005 0 0%
2006 3,183 10 0.0006%
2007 0 0%
2008 3,508 6 0.0004%
2009 0 0%
2010 0 0%
2011 0 0%
2012 0 0%
2013 0 0%
2014 3,435 5 0.0003%
2015 0 0%
2016 0 0%
2017 0 0%
2018 0 0%
2019 0 0%
2020 0 0%

Alabama (AL)

Arkansas (AR)

Arizona (AZ)

California (CA)

Colorado (CO)

Connecticut (CT)

District of Columbia (DC)

Florida (FL)

Georgia (GA)

Hawaii (HI)

Iowa (IA)

Idaho (ID)

Illinois (IL)

Indiana (IN)

Kansas (KS)

Kentucky (KY)

Louisiana (LA)

Massachusetts (MA)

Maryland (MD)

Maine (ME)

Michigan (MI)

Minnesota (MN)

Missouri (MO)

Mississippi (MS)

Montana (MT)

North Carolina (NC)

North Dakota (ND)

Nebraska (NE)

New Hampshire (NH)

New Jersey (NJ)

New York (NY)

Ohio (OH)

Oklahoma (OK)

Oregon (OR)

Pennsylvania (PA)

Rhode Island (RI)

South Carolina (SC)

South Dakota (SD)

Tennessee (TN)

Texas (TX)

Utah (UT)

Virginia (VA)

Vermont (VT)

Washington (WA)

Wisconsin (WI)

West Virginia (WV)

Data via SSA.gov.


Names Like Muriel

If you like Muriel, you’ll love these other names like Muriel.


What names are variants of Muriel?

Mix it up with these names that are a variation of the name Muriel.

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Merial

Sea nymph; shining sea; sparkling, shining sea

Irish

Meriel

Sea nymph; shining sea

Irish

Merrill

Irish

Miureall

Sparkling, shining sea

Irish

Murial

Star of the sea; sparkling, shining sea

Latin

Muriella

Sparkling, shining sea

Irish

Murielle

Star of the sea; sparkling, shining sea

Latin


What names sound like Muriel?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marial

Danish

Mariel

Danish

Mariela

Star of the sea

Latin

Merel

Shining sea

English

Merill
Meriol

Sea nymph; shining sea

Irish

Murle

Blackbird

French


What names are similar to Muriel?

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

Name Meaning Origin Popularity Other Gender
Marilla

Shining sea

Mary

Of the sea

Latin

Merle

Blackbird

French

Meryl

Shining sea

English


Lists With Muriel

Find inspiration in these baby girl name lists featuring the name Muriel.


Share your thoughts on the name Muriel

Your email address will not be published. All fields are required *

*