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Muriel Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \m(u)-riel\
Number in U.S 👶 55,000
Rate in 2021 10168
Numerology 🔢 6
Name origin 🌍 Irish

Muriel Name Origin and History

Additional description of the name Muriel
Additional description of the name Muriel

What does Muriel mean?
Muriel is a traditionally Irish name; derives from muir, "sea", and geal, "clear, bright, resplendent". She is the woman "bright as the sea".

Origin of the name Muriel
The name Muriel is of Gaelic origin and was originally written as Muirgheal in Irish and Muireall in Scots Gaelic. Various versions have long been evident in the Breton, Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages. The name was very common in medieval England, usually in the form of "Merial", and unusually for a name of Celtic origin it was still common after the Norman Conquest, although rare from around 1300. It remains common in Scotland as Muriel, the name in this form, was reintroduced to England in the mid-19th century, facilitated by Dinah Craik's 1856 novel John Halifax, Gentleman Whose Title Character's Daughter Is Named Muriel; Born in 1802, Muriel is said to be named "after John's mother's rather peculiar name."

Diminutives and variations of the name Muriel
Some of the variants of the name Muriel are:
Muriel Spark, British writer, Muriel Casals, Catalan activist, Muriel, character from the game the arcana, Muriel Barbery, French writer, Muriel Spark, novelist, Murielle Telio, American actress< /br>

Diminutives and variations of the name Muriel

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*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Muriel?
The origin of the name Muriel is Irish.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Muriel?
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*️⃣ How many people are named Muriel?
Almost 55000 people are named Muriel.
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