Myrtle is a feminine name of Latin origin. It is derived from "Myrtus," an evergreen shrub with medicinal properties. The myrtle plant has been used for centuries to treat respiratory ailments and soothe skin inflammation. Myrtle was first used as a girl's name during the 1850s, giving it tons of old-world charm. Whether you want to encourage baby to follow a healing path or flourish endlessly like an evergreen, Myrtle ticks many boxes.
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