“M” names are wildly popular, coming second only to those starting with “j”. If you love the letter and are looking for a distinctive biblical name, Meris is an excellent choice! It’s also close enough to familiar names like Mary, yet still unique in it’s own right.
Original Language + Form: Greek μερίς
Range of Meanings: Portion, a share
Concept: To take part
References or Context: There are too many mentions of this word to go over all of them, but the idea would that this indicates a share or inheritance of something.
“…but only one thing is necessary, for Mary has chosen the good part, which shall not be taken away from her.”
“…giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.”
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