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Meaning and Name Origin

Marilene \m(a)-rile-ne, mar(i)-lene\ as a girls' name. Marilene's name origin is Welsh. Marilene is a form of Mari (Welsh): variant of Mary; also a favored prefix for blending with other names, such as Marisol (Latin) "Mary alone" and Maricruz, "Mary of the cross". A given name which is not predominantly used.


Marilene has 9 different forms via Mari: Maribeth, Maridel, Marilee, Marilena, Marilisa, Marilou, Marilu, Marita and Marycruz.


Marilene is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Marilene is also an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Marilene and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Marilene (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Marita, Marilou, Marilee, Maribeth and Mari. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 and are now much less popular, with the forms Marilee and Mari becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mari, Maribeth, Marilee, Marilou, Marita in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marilene and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marilene is alike in pronunciation to Maraline, Marilin, Marilyn, Marilynn and Marilynne. Other suggested similar baby names are Marialena, Marielena, Marlane, Marleene, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marleni, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marline, Marlyne, Marrlen and Myrlene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marilene.