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What does Marilin mean?

Marilin Pronunciation of Marilin [mar-ilin] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and Marilin means "star of the sea". Marilin is an alternate form of Marilyn (English, Latin). Marilin is also a derivative of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marilin has 13 variants: Maralin, Maralyn, Maralynn, Marelyn, Marillyn, Marilynn, Marilynne, Marralynn, Marrilin, Marrilyn, Marylin, Marylyn and Marylynn.

37 more relations via Marilyn, Mary: Malia, Mallie, Marella, Marelle, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna, Marianne, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marilee, Marilla, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marjan, Marla, Marlo, Marlyn, Maryann, Marylee, Marylou, Marylu, Marysia and Maurizia.

Creative forms:
(female) Manilin, Murilin, ..

(male) Marmin, Marslin, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marilin Whitley (M.W.), ..

How popular is Marilin?

Marilin is an uncommon first name for females. Marilin is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Maria (#109 last year), Mary (#124), Mariana (#296), Malia (#313), Marilyn (#426), Mariam (#563), Marie (#564), Marianna (#853), Marian (#1104), Maren (#1113), Maritza (#1201), Mariella (#1433), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Mariela (#1560), Marielle (#1808), Maryann (#1809), Mariel (#1839), Marianne (#1985), Marlyn, Marlo, Marylynn, Marylyn, Marylou, Marylin, Marylee, Marla, Marillyn, Mariann, Maralyn, Mallie, Marilee, Marilla, Mariska, Marilynne, Marilynn and Marita are the popular varying forms of Marilin (not ranked). Other variants, like Marelle, are seldom used. Usage of these relations of Marilin reached its apex a century ago (median #1596) and has become significantly lower since (#1516, 93% less usage), with versions such as Mallie falling out of fashion. Mariam and Marianna are two of the more fashionable girl names among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mallie, Maralyn, Maren, Maria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marianne, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marielle, Marilee, Marilla, Marillyn, Marilyn in U.S.

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maryann, Marylee, Marylin, Marylou in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marylyn, Marylynn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marilin is alike in pronunciation to Maraline and Marilene. Other recommended names are Cailin, Caralin, Carilis, Carilyn, Carlin, Carolin, Darylin, Kailin, Karilyn, Karlin, Karolin, Madilyn, Madlin, Mairin, Maralina, Maralinda, Marcilyn, Marialena, Marialinda, Maricia, Marielena, Marien, Marilda, Marilena, Marilis, Marilisa, Marilou, Marilu, Marinn, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlane, Marleen, Marleina, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marleni, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlie, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlinn, Marlis, Marlon, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marrin, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merlina, Merline, Merlyn, Myrline and Sarilia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marilin.

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