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What does Marjan mean?

Marjan Pronunciation of Marjan [mar-jan] as a girls' name is pronounced mar-YAN, mar-jan. It is of Polish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marjan is "star of the sea". Variant of Mary.

Associated with: star, sea.


Marjan has 2 variants: Marjanne and Marjon.

43 more alternative forms via Mary: Malia, Manon, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna, Marianne, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marilin, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Marita, Marja, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maryann, Maryanne, Maryjo, Marylin, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Masha, Maura, Maureen, Mavra, Mayra, Mayria, Miriam, Morag and Murial.

Creative forms:
(female) Majan, ..

(male) Marman, Marmar, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marjan Taylin (M.T.), ..

How popular is Marjan?

Marjan is an uncommon given name for women. Marjan is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Popular related forms of Marjan (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000 are Maria (#109 in 2015), Mary (#124), Miriam (#294), Mariana (#296), Malia (#313), Marilyn (#426), Mariam (#563), Marie (#564), Mara (#739), Marianna (#853), Marian (#1104), Maren (#1113), Mayra (#1275), Marin (#1471), Maura (#1490), Marion (#1527), Maryann (#1809), Mariel (#1839), Marianne (#1985), Marylin, Maryjo, Maureen, Marita, Mariann, Marla, Marlo, Maree and Maryanne. Usage of these forms of Marjan was widespread among parents during the years 1890-1899 (usage of 9.4%) and is now significantly reduced (usage 0.7%, 92.3%), with versions such as Marlo becoming somewhat outmoded. Mariam, Mara and Marianna are three of the more contemporarily stylish girl names among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marianne, Marie, Mariel, Marilyn, Marin in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marion, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryann, Maryanne, Maryjo, Marylin, Maura in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maureen, Mayra, Miriam in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marjan is alike in pronunciation to Margeen and Morgin. Other suggested similar names are Carlan, Carman, Darian, Farran, Karan, Karman, Maaja, Maegan, Maeja, Maja, Marah, Marceen, Marcena, Marcene, Marciana, Marciane, Marcina, Marcine, Mareen, Marfa, Marga, Mariah, Marial, Mariane, Marien, Marinn, Marjey (see Margaret), Marji, Marjie, Marjo, Marjy, Marlana, Marlane, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon, Marlyn, Marna, Marnja, Marra, Marrin, Marta, Marva, Maryam, Maryan, Maryn, Maryon, Maygan, Miran, Mirian, Mirja, Mirjam, Mirjana, Morgan, Morgana, Morgane, Morgann, Morgen, Saran and Taran. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marjan.

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