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Origin and popularity of the name MERRITT


Merritt : English: variant of Merriott Marriott or Marritt. The last of these is most often a variant of Merriott or Marriott but possibly in some instances from Middle English Marret or Merret a syncopated form of Margaret Mergeret.

Source : DAFN2 : Dictionary of American Family Names 2nd edition, ©2022 by Patrick Hanks and Oxford University Press

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