Meris: Partakers

Greek baby name Meris meaning partaker

“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.”

Luke 10:42

“…giving thanks to the Father, who has qualified us to share in the inheritance of the saints in Light.”

Colossians 1:12

If you like the biblical name Meris, you will love: Salem

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