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What does Marilynn mean?

Marilynn Pronunciation of Marilynn [mar-i-lynn] as a name for girls. Marilynn means "star of the sea". Marilynn is an alternate form of Marilyn (English, Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


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

2 more related forms via Marilyn: Marilee and Marlyn.

Creative forms:
(female) Mamilynn, Merilynn, ..

(male) Mariman, Mariven, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marilynn Maritza (M.M.), ..

How popular is Marilynn?

Marilynn is a very prominent first name for females (#1142 out of 4276, Top 27%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Marilynn was first listed in 1910-1919 and reached its highest rank of #400 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilynn name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marilynn outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent variation forms of Marilynn ranked in the Top 2000 are Marilyn (#426 the previous year), Marylin, Marylyn, Marylynn, Marlyn, Marilee, Marillyn, Maralyn and Marilynne. Adoption of these forms of Marilynn was at its apex in the 1930s (usage of 1.08%) and is now much reduced (usage 0.04%, down 96.5%), with forms like Marilynn becoming somewhat dated.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilynn, Maralyn, Marilee, Marillyn, Marilyn in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names

Marilynn is alike in pronunciation to Maraline and Marilene. Other suggested similar names are Cailynn, Caitlynn, Caralyne, Carilena (see Caroline), Carilynne (see Caroline), Carolann, Carolyn, Carolyne, Carynn, Charelynn (see Cherilyn), Charilynn (see Cherilyn), Charlynn, Darlinn, Darlyne, Harolyn, Jacalynn, Jaclynn, Janalynn, Jazlynn, Jerilyn, Jerilynn, Kaelynn, Kailyn, Karalynn, Karilyn, Karilynn, Karlyne, Karlynn, Karolynn, Karynn, Kathlynn, Larrynn, Lorilynn, Madelyn, Madelyne, Maelynn, Marcilynn, Marialinda, Marian, Mariane, Marianna, Marieanne, Marien, Marilisa, Marilou, Marin, Marlana, Marlane, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlenne, Marlina, Marlynne, Marlys, Marlyse, Marrlen, Maryann, Maryn, Merline, Myrleen (see Merle), Raelynn, Raylynn, Sarahlynn, Saralyn, Saralynn, Starlynn, Tamilyn, Taralynn, Tarynn, Terelynn and Terilynn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marilynn.

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