Origin: Old English
Meaning: “joyous, light-hearted”
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Merree, Merri, Merrie, Merrielle, Merrilee, Merrili
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
You can do better than that, Merry.
Merry’s favorite color is orange.
Get the phone, Merry, will you?
1. Merry Clayton (b. 1948), American singer, actress
2. Merry Anders (b. 1932), American actress
born Mary Helen Anderson
3. Merry Shannon (b. 1979), American author
Merry Middle Names