Merritt as a First Name

How Common is the First Name Merritt?

We estimate that there are 5,313 people named Merritt who are currently alive and were born in the United States. Merritt is the 2,152nd most common for men, and the 3,472nd most common overall.

How Old are People Named Merritt?

The average person named Merritt is 28.23 years old.

Is Merritt a Popular Baby Name Right Now?

216 people named Merritt were born in the U.S. in 2022. It was the 1,537th most popular name for girls, and the 2,123rd most popular overall.

The popularity of Merritt peaked in 1899, when it was the 394th most popular name for baby boys.

Is Merritt a Boy's Name or a Girl's Name?

Merritt is a unisex name. 53.2% of people named Merritt are male, while 46.8% are female.