Meryl

Unisex

Meaning

Bright as the sea

Origin

Gaelic

Pronunciation

/ˈmɛɹəl/

Traits associated with the name Meryl:

Dogs named Meryl tend to be loving, brave, and strong-willed. This name is also associated with companionship, and courage.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Meryl?

It suggests that you have a great appreciation for strong, independent women. Meryl Streep is an iconic actress who has been in many critically acclaimed films and has won numerous awards. She is also known for her strong feminist views and her commitment to social justice. By naming your dog after her, you are showing that you admire her and her accomplishments.

Is Meryl a good dog name?

Meryl has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Meryl isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

3,047
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2,067
New York City Dog Name Database
3,679
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Meryl is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Meryl was, in the past month, the 4315th most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of May 2024, Meryl is becoming ever more niche with new puppy owners. Our stats suggest that the name is less fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Meryl was viewed 0 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Meryl's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Meryl is most adored in California, Washington and Michigan.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in Arizona, District of Columbia and Ohio.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Meryl.

Most popular breeds named Meryl:

  1. Shih Tzu

Meryl is found in these categories:

independent dog names
independent

Uncommon and not typically associated with specific breeds or genders, suggesting a unique, self-reliant character.

Dog names like Meryl:

Mystical powers in mythology.
Pleasant seaside meadow
Little Dog
Species Of Tree In The Acer Genus
Faithful guard
Of The Sea Or Bitter
Meryl dog name meaning

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