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What does Marine mean?

Marine Pronunciation of Marine [ma-rine] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the name Marine means "from the sea". Marine is a variant form of Marina (Latin): from "marine".

Associated with: sea.


Marine has 2 variants: Mareen and Maryn.

12 more related forms via Marina: Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marinda, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle, Marinna, Marna, Marne, Marni and Marnie.

Creative forms:
(female) Murine, ..

(male) Marile, Marive, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marine Queen (M.Q.), ..

How popular is Marine?

Marine is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3622 out of 4276, Top 85%) and an even more prominent surname for both adults and children (#9105 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Marine entered the list in 1920-1929 and reached its highest rank of #1959 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not found in the list currently. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Marina (#656 in recent rankings), Marnie, Maryn, Marni, Marinda, Marena and Marna are the prominent variation forms of Marine listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these relations of Marine reached its highest 21 years ago (median #1764) and is now significantly reduced.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marine, Marena, Marina, Marinda, Marna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marni, Marnie, Maryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marine is alike in pronunciation to Mairin, Maren, Marian, Mariane, Mariann, Marianne, Marieanne, Marien, Marin, Marinn, Marion, Marrin, Maryan, Maryann, Maryanne, Maryon, Maryonn, Maurene, Maurianne, Maurine, Miran, Mirian, Morene, Morine and Myrene. Other suggested similar names are Carin, Carina, Carrine, Catrine, Derine, Dorine, Farin, Irine, Janine, Jaxine, Karine, Katrine, Lareine, Madina, Mairim, Mamie, Marcee, Marcene, Marial, Mariet, Marika, Maris, Marisa, Marise, Marit, Marita, Marivel, Marlane, Marlin, Marlinn, Maroona, Marsee, Marthe, Martie, Martine, Marve, Maurie, Mavina, Maxina, Mirana, Miriana, Myriam, Nerine, Norine, Paine, Rasine, Sabine, Sarie, Sarine and Verine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marine.

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