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Marilee

What does Marilee mean?

Marilee Pronunciation of Marilee [mar-ilee] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of Marilee is "star of the sea". Marilee is a version, with the suffix -lee, of Mari (Welsh, Latin): variation of Mary. Marilee is also a form of Marilyn (English, Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.

Variations

Marilee has 8 variants: Marella, Mariela, Mariella, Marilou, Marilu, Marylee, Marylou and Marylu.

Marilee has 55 more related forms via Mari, Marilyn, Mary: Maire, Mallie, Mamie, Marabel, Maralin, Maralyn, Mare, Maree, Marelle, Marelyn, Maren, Marette, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianne, Maribeth, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Marielle, Mariette, Marilena, Marilene, Marilin, Marilisa, Marilla, Marillyn, Marilynn, Marilynne, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marlyn, Marrilin, Marrilyn, Marybel, Marylin, Marylyn, Maryse, Maurine, Maurise, Meridel, Meriel, Muriel and Murielle.

Creative forms:
(female) Manilee, Marlay, ..

(male) Marolo, Marreo, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marilee Remy (M.R.), ..

How popular is Marilee?

Marilee is a very prominent first name for females (#1527 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name history of Marilee for girls. Marilee was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex rank of #590 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilee name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marilee outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Displayed below is a study of the history of the girl name Marilee and associated names. Mallie, Mamie, Maralyn, Maree, Maren (#1113 from current records), Mari, Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Mariana (#296), Mariann, Marianne (#1985), Maribeth, Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Mariela (#1560), Mariella (#1433), Marielle (#1808), Mariette, Marilla, Marillyn, Marilou, Marilyn (#426), Marilynn, Marilynne, Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1201), Marla, Marlo, Marlyn, Mary (#124), Marylee, Marylin, Marylou, Marylyn, Maurine and Muriel are the prominent variation forms of Marilee. These forms of Marilee reached the peak of their popularity during the years 1890-1899 (median #1544) and are now much less common (#1637, 94% less usage). Mary is the continual favorite, though Mariam has become trendy as well over time, while forms such as Mary have become less contemporary.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Mallie, Mamie, Maralyn, Maree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maren, Mari, Maria, Mariam, Marian in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariana, Mariann, Marianne, Maribeth, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Mariette in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marillyn, Marilou, Marilyn, Marilynn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilynne, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maritza, Marla, Marlo, Marlyn, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marylee, Marylin, Marylou, Marylyn, Maurine, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marilee is alike in pronunciation to Marrilee, Marylea, Merrilee, Mirilla and Myrilla. Other suggested similar names are Bailee, Caralee, Carileen (see Caroline), Carlee, Carolee, Darille, Hailee, Harlee, Kailee, Karalee, Karlee, Lorilee, Maelee, Mahalee, Maisee, Marcee, Marcile, Marcilee, Marcille, Marell, Marial, Mariane, Maribel, Maricel, Marieke, Marien, Mariet, Marijke, Marike, Marilda, Marilis, Marine, Marise, Mariske, Marisse, Marivel, Markee, Marlea, Marleah, Marlee, Marleen, Marlele, Marlen, Marlene, Marley, Marlie, Marlow, Marlowe, Marnee, Marrlen, Marsee, Maryl, Matilde, Merielle, Merill, Merle, Merrile, Meryle, Mireille, Mirelle, Mirielle, Murle, Myrelle, Myrle, Natilee and Saralee. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marilee.

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