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Meaning and name origin

Marina \m(a)-ri-na\ as a girl's 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 variant forms: Mareen, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marine, Marinda, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle, Marinna, Marna, Marne, Marnetta, Marnette, Marni, Marnie and Maryn.


Marina is a very popular first name for females (#501 out of 4276, Top 12%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#42958 out of 88799, Top 48%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marina for girls. Marina reached its highest rank of #218 in the U.S. in 1994. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marina and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Marina (#661) and Marnie. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Similar Names

Marina is also 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 commonly used than Marina.