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What does Marin mean?

Marin Pronunciation of Marin [marin] as a girls' name. Geography name: a county north of San Franciso.


Marin has 2 variants: Marinn and Marrin.

Related girl names: Mairin and Mary.

Creative forms:
(female) Main, Marmin, ..

(male) Maran, Marini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marin Zia (M.Z.), ..

How popular is Marin?

Marin is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3548 out of 4276, Top 83%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#1003 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Marin entered the list in 1997 and reached its highest rank of #835 in the U.S. in 2004, and is at #1471 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. The only other prominent variation form of Marin (#1471 from recent data) ranked in the Top 2000 is Mary (#124 from recent data). Adoption of these forms of Marin was well-received during the years 1880-1889 (median #1000) and has become significantly diminished since (#797, 97.9% less usage).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Mary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marin is alike in pronunciation to Mareen, Maren, Marian, Mariane, Mariann, Marianne, Marien, Marine, Marion, Maryan, Maryann, Maryn, Maryon, Maryonn, Maureen, Maurene, Maurine, Merryn, Miran, Mirian, Moreen, Morene, Morine, Morwyn and Myrene. Other recommended names are Aerin, Airin, Carin, Carlin, Carmin, Farin, Jalin, Karin, Korin, Laurin, Lorin, Macie, Madina, Mairim, Maji, Marcina, Mareina, Marena, Margo, Margy, Mari, Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Mariana, Marie, Marina, Marinna, Maris, Marit, Marjie, Marlie, Marlin, Marlo, Marlon, Marlyn, Marna, Marne, Marni, Marnia, Marnie, Marnina, Mart, Marys, Mason, Maurie, Maxine, Mayria, Tarin and Terin. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marin.

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