Merit: unisex baby name meaning and popularity

Merit

Spelled this way, it’s a virtue name; or it could be seen as a spelling variation of Merritt, an English surname meaning “boundary gate.” Kind of like the ones you’ll have to put all over your house to keep your little Merit from … well, just about everything during the toddler years.

Nicknames:

Mer.

Famous people named Merit:

There are no famous Merits.

Fun facts:

The dictionary definition of the word merit is "the quality of being particularly good or worthy, especially so as to deserve praise or reward."

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