Meaning and name origin
Marilene \m(a)-rile-ne, mar(i)-lene\ as a girl's name is of Welsh origin. Marilene is a variant 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".
Marilene is not a popular first name for females and an equally uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marilene and its source form. The only popular variation form ranked in the Top 1000/100 is Mari. (2014 statistics).
Marilene is also pronounced similarly to Maraline, Marilin, Marilyn▼, Marilynn▼ and Marilynne. Other suggested similar baby names are Marialena, Marielena, Marilee▼, Marilena, Marlane, Marleene, Marlen, Marlena▼, Marlene▼, Marleni, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marline, Marlyne, Marrlen and Myrlene. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marilene.