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Meaning & Origins

Spanish (Mérida): habitational name from the city of Mérida in Badajoz province. One of the most important Roman cities of the Iberian peninsula, it was named Augusta Emerita, and established as a colonia of retired soldiers. Latin emerita is the past participle of emerere ‘earn out’, ‘merit’, i.e. ‘complete one's term of military service’ (from e, ex ‘out of’ + merere ‘to deserve’).
12,432nd in the U.S.

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Thousands
of people in the U.S have this name
3,166
to be exact
Kentucky
has the most people named Merida per capita

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