๐Ÿงœ Merperson

A merperson who may be referred to as merfolk or merpeople in plural. May be used for the display of a mermaid, mergirl, merwoman, or merman.

Merperson was approved as part of Unicode 10.0 in 2017 and added to Emoji 5.0 in 2017.

Also Known As

  • ๐Ÿงœ Merboy
  • ๐Ÿงœ Mergirl
  • ๐Ÿงœ Mermaid
  • ๐Ÿงœ Merman

Apple Name

๐Ÿงœ Merman


The Merperson emoji supports skin tone modifiers. A yellow (or other non-human) skin tone should be shown by default, unless an emoji modifier is applied.

Platforms without support for emoji modifiers display a missing symbol character (box with a cross, alien, or question mark in it) next to any modified emoji.



See also