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The name Merrill is of English origin, and means bright as the sea.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Merrill has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Merrill
Use of the Name Merrill for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
11,712 1,380 0 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Merrill has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Merrill last appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1968, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Merrill
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
188051513  
18817557  
188263010  
188339120  
188459311  
188562610  
1886    
188753412  
188854414  
18897069  
189052514  
189157911  
189267011  
189335526  
189451216  
189538725  
189641523  
189742021  
189838327  
189935027  
190048823  
190136826  
190240226  
190334931  
190434634  
190535235  
190637233  
190739333  
190841134  
190936842  
191044339  
191137556  
1912347119  
1913355137  
1914368165  
1915326261  
1916319271  
1917348256  
1918332296  
1919338279  
1920343290  
1921358283  
1922357276  
1923359274  
1924367268  
1925340291  
1926327307  
1927348281  
1928340278  
1929341269  
1930352260  
1931342255  
1932355243  
1933378207  
1934356239  
1935398188  
1936354232  
1937365221  
1938385214  
1939371236  
1940390214  
1941400211  
1942397232  
1943396238  
1944462174  
1945453171  
1946464189  
1947481195  
1948516164  
1949544150  
1950530163  
1951559150  
1952549162  
1953587150  
1954597154  
1955600150  
1956625148  
1957623151  
1958700114  
1959760101  
1960738110  
1961767102  
196281088  
196378395  
196491170  
196588370  
196698755  
196792062  
196890464  
Totals:  11,712 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Merrill as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Merrill appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 88 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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