What does Marlana mean?
(female) Madlana, Merlana, ..
(male) Marlamar, Marlary, .. Middle name pairings:
Marlana Sheila (M.S.), ..
How popular is Marlana?
Marlana is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2856 out of 4276, Top 67%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Marlana was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #1534 in the U.S. in the 1980s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Marla, Marlane, Marlee (#454 via latest list), Marleen, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene (#1174), Marley (#218), Marlie (#1202), Marline, Marlyn and Marna are the prominent variation forms of Marlana listed in the Top 2000. These forms of Marlana reached the peak of their popularity 9 decades ago (average #1467) and have become much less conventional since (#1619, 60% less usage), with versions like Marlyn becoming less stylish. Marlee and Marley are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns among these.
Marlana is pronounced similarly to Merlina. Other suggested similar names are Carlaena, Carlan, Carlana, Carlena, Carlina, Carlyna, Darlena, Darlina, Earlena, Jaelana, Kariana, Karlena, Karlina, Malana, Malena, Mallina, Maralin, Maralina, Maralinda, Maraline, Maralyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Maranda▼, Maraya, Marciana, Marcina, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marialena, Marian▼, Mariana, Marianda, Mariane, Marianna▲, Marielena, Marilena, Marilene, Marilin, Marilyn▼, Marilynn▼, Marina▼, Marinna, Marjan, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlisa, Marlon, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marmara, Marnina, Maroona, Marrlin, Marsala, Martina, Marvina, Maryan, Maryann▼, Marylin, Marylyn, Marylynn, Matana, Mayana, Melana, Merlyn, Milana▲, Mirana, Miriana, Morgana, Myrlene, Myrline and Sharlana (see Sharlene). These names tend to be less commonly used than Marlana.See names in meaning and etymology.