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Name Merlin

Origin:From Celtic words for sea and hill, fortTools:

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About the name Merlin in particular

Gender:male
Languages of use:German, English
Topics:Asteroid 2598 Merlin, discovered 1980
US 2015 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Marlin, Merlina, Merlind, Mervin, Berfin, Celin, Ceylin, Delin, Derin, Elin     Details
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About Merlin/Merlina, the group of names with the same origin as Merlin

Language of origin:Celtic
Info about origin, female:probably a recently coined name, as a female form of Merlin
Words:muir = the sea  Celtic
 dun = the hill, the fort (a permanent army post)  Celtic
Topics:Arthurian legend
Variants' top ranks:464:Merlin France 2002
Old/original forms:Myrddin Celtic
Name variants:Merlina, Merlin   Sortable list   Details
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France 2002 464
Switzerland 1997 495