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What does Marilis mean?

Marilis Pronunciation of Marilis [mar-ilis] as a name for girls means "shining sea". Marilis is a variant form of Marilla: version of Muriel.

Associated with: shining (light), sea.


1 relation via Marilla: Marella.

Creative forms:
(female) Mailis, Matilis, ..


Middle name pairings:
Marilis Julia (M.J.), ..

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)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. 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. (2015 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.

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