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xMerlin
Origin
Welsh
Pronunciation
MUR-lin
Meaning
Fort near the sea
More info about the name "Merlin"
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Merlin is a very old Anglo-Scottish name, derived from the Welsh words 'muir', which means 'sea', and 'dun', which means 'hill or fort'. Myrddin is the Celtic version of the name Merlin.

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Merlin Olsen - football player
Merlin Santana - actor

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