Muriel: baby girl name popularity and meaning

Muriel

An name of Irish origin meaning "from the bright sea" - a fact you'll want to remember when your little Muriel emerges from a dingy puddle.

Nicknames:

Muri.

Famous people named Muriel:

Novelist Muriel Spark; poet Muriel Rukeyser; actresses Muriel Beaumont and Muriel Pavlow; philanthropist Muriel McBrien Kauffman.

Fun fact:

Though Muriel is technically a girl's name, there's one famous male bearer: "Friends" character Chandler Muriel Bing.

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