Origin of the name MERI.
Etymology of the
Meaning of the baby name MERI.
Egyptian. Meri, "The Lake." The Egyptian
name given to the great reservoir of Amenemha III., which the Greeks
pronounced Moeris and converted into the name of a king. f. Meri, an Egyptian lady, the sister of the priest
and doctor Rekh-mara, of the XVIIIth dynasty. m. Meri, a grand priest of Osiris, in the reign of
Rameses II. See Unnefer. m. Meri, an Egyptian official of the Vth
dynasty. He was chief of the writers of the Royal Register, chief of
the sacred scribes, chief of the House of War, chief of the House of the
Princess, priest of the goddess Rannu, and priest of the god Horus.
This accumulation of offices was common at all times in Egyptian history. (An
Archaic Dictionary, Cooper, 1876).