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The girl's name Merry is of Old English origin, and its meaning is "joyful, happy, lighthearted". Also variant of Meredith and Mercy.
Merry was a popular name in the 19th century, due to its pleasant associations, variant of Meredith and Mercy
It derived from the Middle English mery. Merry was a popular name in the 19th century, no doubt due to its pleasant associations. The name was used by Charles Dickens in his novel Martin Chuzzlewit, in which the daughters Charity and Mercy are known as C
Merry Name also appears in following Origin(s): Old English
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A member of the Birchfield Harriers athletics club, Merry won a bronze medal for the 400 metre sprint at the 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney, Australia.Merry had a unique career that spanned 20 years. She was the fastest girl in the world aged 14 years old, and started her international GB career aged just 13, and stayed on the team for a record 6 years. She transferred into a successful senior athlete with her Olympic medal in Sydney and following year became World number 1. She then joined fellow Olympic medalist Linford Christie's Cardiff based elite training squad and sports agency Nuff Respect, which included training partner Darren Campbell.