Merel name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

What does the name Merel mean? Keep reading to find the user submitted meanings, dictionary definitions, and more.

Origin and Meaning of Merel

User Submitted Origins

African American

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Merel is of Dutch origin and means "blackbird".
  2. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Merel means "Dutch word for blackbird".
  3. According to a user from Netherlands, the name Merel is of Dutch origin and means "Songbird".
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International Interest
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Notable Persons Named Merel

Notable Persons Named Merel

Merel van Dongen

Merel van Dongen is a soccer player for the AFC Ajax (women), Alabama Crimson Tide, Ter Leede, ADO Den Haag (women), and Netherlands women's national football team. Merel was born on February 11th, 1993 in Amsterdam.

Merel Mooren

Merel was born on September 22nd, 1982 in Haarlem.

Merel Witteveen

Merel was born on May 12th, 1985 in Leiden.

Merel de Blaeij

Merel was born on December 2nd, 1986 in The Hague.

Merel de Knegt

Merel was born on May 9th, 1979 in Tilburg.

Merel S. Sager

Merel was born on September 25th, 1899 in Tiffin, Ohio. He left this life in 1982.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Merel

Notable Persons With the Last Name Merel

Loïc Merel

Loïc Merel is a in the field of mathematics. Loïc was born on August 13th, 1965 in Carhaix-Plouguer.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Merel U.S.
  White 67.19% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 29.17% 16.26%

Of Last Name Merel

People with the last name Merel are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Merel

  • How Popular is the name Merel? Merel is the 25,239th most popular name of all time. As a last name Merel was the 95,115th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Merel have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 240 babies born with the first name Merel in the United States. That's more than enough people named Merel to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Merel? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Merel first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Merel is Thursday, May 26th, 1881.
  • What year had the most people named Merel born? The highest recorded use of the first name Merel was in 1926 with a total of 14 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Merel: The name spelled backwards is Lerem. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Mlree. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Merel? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 192 people with the last name Merel.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Merel? Merel is one of the most unique last names recorded.
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