Merritt is a baby boy name of British origin. Derived from an Old English surname, Merritt means “boundary gate.” Though these gates physically create boundaries, they also metaphorically act as structures opening up to new opportunities and paths. Closely related to a family from Merriott in Somerset, the name Merritt can conjure images of the village’s ancient architecture, beautiful churches, and the tranquil River Parrett. Whether baby is born in the heart of the UK or creates a new path in your life, the name Merritt can be the perfect fit.
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