Muriel

Muriel

[myoor-ee-uhl]
noun
a female given name.
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Muriel
fem. proper name, probably Celtic, lit. "sea bright," cf. Welsh Meriel, Meryl, Ir. Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel, from muir "sea" (see mere (n.)) + geal "bright."
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