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Meaning and name origin

Marlana \m(a)-rla-na, mar-lana\ as a girl's name is of German origin. Marlana is a variant of Marlene (German): blend of the names Maria (Latin) "star of the sea" and Magdalene (Greek) "from Magdala", to honor the Christian Biblical figure Mary Magdalene.


Marlana has 7 variant forms: Marlaina, Marlayna, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marlina.


Marlana is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2856 out of 4276, Top 67%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marlena, Marlene in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marlana is also pronounced similarly to Merlina. Other suggested similar baby names are Carlana, Malana, Maralina, Mariana, Marilena, Marlane, Marlayne, Marlen, Marlenn, Marlin, Marline, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlyn, Marlyne and Marlynn. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marlana.