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pinWhat does Marina mean?

Marina /ma-ri-na/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced mah-REE-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marina is "from the sea".

From "marine". A saint's name. Shakespeare gave the name to Pericles' daughter in his play "Pericles, Prince of Tyre". The name is popular in Russia.


Marina has 17 variants: Mareen, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marinda, Marine, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle, Marinna, Marna, Marne, Marnetta, Marnette, Marni, Marnie and Maryn.

Kreatif forms: Mayrina, Murina. [more]

pinHow popular is Marina?

Marina is a very prominent first name for women (#501 out of 4276, Top 12%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#29447 out of 150436, Top 20%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Marina for girls. Marina entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak rank of #218 in the U.S. in the year 1994, and is currently at #661. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marina name in U.S.

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

The only other prominent related form of Marina (#661 in 2014) is Marnie. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in 1994 (usage of 0.391%) and are now significantly less widespread (usage 0.1695%, down 56.6%), with the versions Marina and Marnie becoming less in vogue. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Marina and related names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marina, Marnie in U.S.

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

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Marina is pronounced similarly to Mariana, Marianna, Maroona, Merona, Mirana, Miriana, Morena and Morwina. Other suggested similar baby names are Carina, Darina, Farina, Karina, Larina, Madina, Mahina, Mairin, Malina, Marcina, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariane, Mariann, Marien, Marika, Marin, Marinn, Marion, Marisa, Marita, Mariza, Marlina, Marnia, Marnina, Marnya, Marrin, Martina, Marvina, Masina, Matrina, Maurine, Mavina, Maxina, Merna, Mirna, Morine, Morna, Murna, Myrna, Sarina, Tarina, Varina, Yarina and Zarina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marina.