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What does Marilis mean?

Marilis /mar-ilis/ as a name for girls means "shining sea". Marilis is a variant form, with the suffix -s, of Marilla: version of Muriel.

Associated with: shining (light), sea


Marilis has 1 relation via Marilla: Marella.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Mailis, Mazilis, ..

(male) Marhlon, Marlah, ..

How popular is Marilis?

Marilis is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Marilis is an equivalently unusual last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

Marilla is the only popular alternative form of Marilis (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Adoption of this relation of Marilis reached its most widespread during 1890-1899. Shown below is an analysis of the history of Marilis and related names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Recommended names are Amarilis, Carilis, Carlis, Daralis, Darelis, Maralin, Marialisa, Maricia, Marilda, Marilee, Marilin, Marilisa, Marilou, Marilu, Marilyn, Maris, Marlie, Marlies, Marlin, Marlis, Marlisa, Marlise, Marlisha, Marliss, Marlissa, Marlys, Marlyse, Marrilin (see Marilyn), Marris, Marrlin, Marylin and Sarilia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marilis.