20: Méurik the Humble -New Name (NP)
Submitter desires a masculine name.
Language/Culture (Welsh 1394-15th Century) most important.
Submitted through Gulf Wars XXXI Heralds point ~ Barony of Bordermarch
Méurik: Welsh given name, a variation of the names Merrick and Maurice- earliest attested name, Meuricus, 1207. Another attested dname, Jeuan Eigon ap Meuric 1391.
Found in Reaney and Wilson revised ed. Pg 306.
Found in Charles W.E.Bardsley.
Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With special American instances, original copyright. Pg 528.
Also probably a variation of the Almerick example of Spelling- Meurik de Hope during Henry the 3rd reign.
Humble - Found in Reaney and Wilson. Pg. 243, attested example - Thomas Humble 1633 Black.