Merle \m(e)-rle, mer-le\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Merle), is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Merle is "blackbird". The name also developed as a variant of Muriel and Meriel. Actress Merle Oberon.
Merle has 11 variant forms: Merl, Merla, Merlina, Merline, Merola, Meryl, Murle, Myrle, Myrleen, Myrlene and Myrline.
Baby names that sound like Merle are Meryle, Marla, Marlee, Marlie, Marley, Marlea, Marlo, Merill, Merrile, Myrla, Mirla, Meryll, Merel and Meral.