Last name: MERRY

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MERRY : This last name is indexed 67,501 times on Geneanet!

Origin of last name

MERRY : 1: English: nickname from Middle English merie mirie murie ‘merry pleasant’ (Old English myrge). Compare Merriman.2: Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearadhaigh Ó Meardha ‘descendant of Mearadhach a descendant of Meardha’ personal names derived from an adjective meaning ‘lively wild or high-spirited’. Where Irish dh has been Anglicized as g there is possible confusion with Merrick.4: French: variant of Mery 1.5: French: habitational name from Merry in Yonne or Merri in Orne derived from the Latin personal name Matrius + the suffix -acum. Compare Mery 3.3: English: perhaps sometimes a variant of Mary.

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