What does Marilene mean?
Marilene /mar-i-lene/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name. Marilene's name origins are Welsh and Latin, and the meaning of Marilene is "star of the sea". Marilene is an alternate form of Mari (Welsh, Latin): form of Mary. Compare surname Marlen.
How popular is Marilene?
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 Marilene and associated names. Popular alternative forms of Marilene (outside Top 1000) 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 (usage of 0.1876%) and are now much less popular, with the forms Mari and Marilee becoming less fashionable. (2014 Birth Statistics)
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.