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Muriel

[myoo r-ee-uh l] /ˈmyʊər i əl/
noun
1.
a female given name.
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Word Origin and History for Muriel

fem. proper name, probably Celtic and meaning literally "sea bright," cf. Welsh Meriel, Meryl, Irish Muirgheal, earlier Muirgel, from muir "sea" (see mere (n.)) + geal "bright."

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