What does Marion mean?
How popular is Marion?
Marion is a very prominent first name for women (#178 out of 4276, Top 4%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#2307 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Marion for girls. Marion reached its peak position of #47 in the U.S. in the 1920s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Maria (#115 2 years ago), Mary (#120), Mariana (#331), Marilyn (#405), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Marita, Marlo, Marian, Marin, Mariel, Mariann and Maren are the prominent alternative forms of Marion. Usage of these forms of Marion reached its apex during the years 1930-1939 (average #569) and is somewhat less today (#722, ▼35.6%). Mary has been the most well-known version, though Maria is currently the most fashionable, while versions such as Marie, Mariann, Mariel, Marian and Marlo have become less contemporary. Below is a charted analysis of the popularity of the girl name Marion and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Marion▼ is pronounced similarly to Mairin, Mareen, Marien, Marine, Marinn, Marrin, Maryan, Maryn and Mirian. Other suggested similar baby names are Darion, Marina▼, Marinna, Marjon, Marlon and Maroona. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marion.