Muriel (name)

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Muriel is a female given name in the English language. It is also a family name. The name has been around for a long time in Breton, Celtic, Irish and Scottish Gaelic languages.

The name was common in medieval England, often formatted as Merial. Usage of Muriel peaked in the early 1920s. Use of the name has steadily declined over time.

People with the family name include Alma Muriel. Fictional characters named Muriel include Muriel Heslop from Muriel's Wedding.