What does Marlane mean?
(female) Malane, Marlani, ..
(male) Marhlon, Marlaas, .. Middle name pairings:
Marlane Veronica (M.V.), ..
How popular is Marlane?
Marlane is an uncommon given name for females. Marlane is an equally rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Marlane was first listed in 1940-1949 and reached its peak position of #1809 in the U.S. in the 1940s, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related girl names. Marla, Marlana, Marlee (#454 in recent rankings), Marleen, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene (#1174), Marley (#218), Marlie (#1202), Marline, Marlyn and Marna are the popular alternative forms of Marlane. Adoption of these forms of Marlane was more pronounced among parents in the 1930s (average #1467) and has become much less since (#1619, 60% less usage), with versions like Marlyn becoming less fashionable. Marlene is more widely used than the rest, though Marley is now more frequently used.
Marlane is alike in pronunciation to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merline, Merlyn, Myrlene and Myrline. Other suggested similar names are Carlan, Carlana, Carlene▼, Carline, Carlyne, Dariane, Darleane, Darlene▼, Darline, Darlyne, Earlene▼, Earline▼, Garland, Garlande, Harlene, Karlene, Karline, Karlyne, Malana, Malaney, Malanie, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Maralyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marcene, Marciane, Marcine, Marelyn, Marian▼, Mariana, Mariane, Mariann, Marianne▼, Marilena, Marilene, Marilin, Marilyn▼, Marilynn▼, Marilynne, Marine, Marjan, Marjanne, Marlele, Marlise, Marlowe, Marlyse, Marne, Martine, Martyne, Maryan, Maryann▼, Maryanne▼, Marylin, Marylyn, Marylynn, Maylene, Merlina, Morgane and Sharlane. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marlane.See names in meaning and etymology.