Is Merlin a good name?

Is Merlin a good name?

Merlin was the 2448th most popular boys name and 6567th most popular girls name. In 2020 there were only 52 baby boys and only 17 baby girls named Merlin. 1 out of every 35,220 baby boys and 1 out of every 103,003 baby girls born in 2020 are named Merlin.

Can I name my kid Merlin?

The name Merlin is both a boy’s name and a girl’s name of Welsh origin meaning “sea fortress”. This name of the famous fifth-century sorcerer and mentor of King Arthur may or may not be a bit wizardy for a real-life modern child.

Is Merlin a woman’s name?

Merlin thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

Who did Merlin love?

Lady of the Lake

Occupation Prophet, magician
Spouse Gwendolen
Significant other Lady of the Lake, Morgan le Fay, Sebile (romance tradition)
Relatives Ganieda

Is anyone named Merlin?

A total of only 280 babies also bear the same first name during that year in the U.S. From 1880 to 2018, the highest recorded use of this name was in 1927 with a total of 389 babies. Since 1880 up to 2018, the name “Merlin” was recorded 15,442 times in the SSA public database.

When was the name Merlin popular?

Merlin Name Popularity

Year Rank # Births
1912 476 33
1913 465 48
1914 401 102
1915 410 134

What kind of name is Merlin?

Merlin as a boy’s name is pronounced MER-lin. It is of Welsh origin, and the meaning of Merlin is “sea fortress”. Mythology: Arthurian tales describe Merlin as the wizard who was King Arthur’s mentor.

What is Merlin’s true name?

The real Merlin, Myrddin Wyllt, was born in about 540 and had a twin sister called Gwendydd. He served as a bard to Gwenddoleu ap Ceidio, a Brythonic or British king who ruled Arfderydd, a kingdom including parts of what are now Scotland and England in the area around Carlisle.

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