Merian name meaning

Last Name
in the U.S.
in 2010

Meaning and Origin

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

Origin and Meaning of Merian

User Submitted Origins

Filipino (Philippines)

User Submitted Meanings

  1. According to 2 people from Philippines, the name Merian is of English origin and means "Gift of GOD".
  2. According to a user from Alabama, U.S., the name Merian means "bright".
  3. A submission from Philippines says the name Merian means "Beautiful siren".
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Notable Persons Named Merian

Notable Persons Named Merian

Merian C. Cooper

Merian C. Cooper was a director, movie producer, officer (armed forces), film producer, and military officer. Merian was given the name Merian Caldwell Cooper on October 24th, 1893 in Jacksonville, Florida, USA. He passed away on April 21st, 1973.

Merian Soto

Merian was born on June 8th, 1954.


Notable Persons With the Last Name Merian

Notable Persons With the Last Name Merian

Maria Sibylla Merian

Maria Sibylla Merian was a naturalist, scientific illustrator, entomologist, natural history, and entomology. Maria was born on April 2nd, 1647 in Frankfurt. She left this life on January 13th, 1717.

Matthäus Merian

Matthäus was born in 1621. He died in 1687.

Johann Bernhard Merian

Johann was born on September 28th, 1723. He passed away on February 12th, 1807.

Christoph Merian

Christoph was born in 1800. He passed away in 1858.

Peter Merian

Peter Merian was a swiss geologist. Peter was born on December 20th, 1795 in Basel. He left this life in 1883.


Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Merian U.S.
  White 86.80% 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 8.63% 16.26%

Of Last Name Merian

People with the last name Merian are most frequently White

Entire United States

Fun Facts about the name Merian

  • How Popular is the name Merian? Merian is the 27,420th most popular name of all time. As a last name Merian was the 93,125th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Merian have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2019, the Social Security Administration has recorded 204 babies born with the first name Merian in the United States. That's more than enough people named Merian 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 Merian? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1916 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Merian first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Merian is Monday, March 21st, 1887.
  • What year had the most people named Merian born? The highest recorded use of the first name Merian was in 1949 with a total of 12 babies.
  • Weird things about the name Merian: The name spelled backwards is Nairem. A random rearrangement of the letters in the name (anagram) will give Imnera. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Merian? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 197 people with the last name Merian.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Merian? Merian is one of the most unique last names recorded.
  • Merian name meaning

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