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 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).
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).
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.