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What does Marilu mean?

Marilu Pronunciation of Marilu as a name for girls has the meaning "star of the sea". Marilu is an alternate spelling of Mari (Welsh, Latin): variant spelling of Mary.

ASSOCIATED WITH Mar-, star, sea


VARIANTS Marilou, Marilee

RELATIONS VIA MARI Maridel, Marilena, Marilene, Marilisa, Marita



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How popular is Marilu?

Marilu is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2982 out of 4276, Top 70%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Marilu (NOT RANKED) listed in the Top 2000 are Marita, Marilou, Marilee and Mari. Other variants, like Maridel, are seldom used. These forms of Marilu were popular as birth names in the 1950s (USAGE OF 0.02%), but now, the version Mari has fallen out of fashion. (2015 BIRTH STATISTICS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari, Marilee, Marilou, Marita in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marilu is alike in pronunciation to Marella, Mariela, Mariella, Marilla, Marrilee, Marylea, Marylee, Marylou, Marylu, Merola, Merrili, Merrily, Mirilla, Morela and Myrilla. Other recommended sound-alike names are Marcila, Marcile, Marell, Marelle, Maria, Mariah, Marial, Mariam, Marian, Marie, Mariel, Marielle, Marien, Mariet, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marilda, Marilis, Marilyn, Marin, Marina, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Maris, Marisa, Marise, Marit, Mariza, Marla, Marlea, Marlee, Marley, Marlie, Marlo, Marlow, Maryl, Meral, Merel, Merial, Meriel, Merill, Meriol, Merl, Merla, Merle, Merril, Merrile, Merrill, Meryl, Meryle, Meryll, Mirell, Mirla, Murial, Muriel, Murle, Myrla and Myrle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marilu.

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