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What does Marlayne mean?

Marlayne Pronunciation of Marlayne [mar-layne] as a girls' name means "star of the sea; from Magdala". Marlayne is a version of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marlayne has 8 variants: Marlane, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marlin, Marline, Marlyn and Marlynne.

12 more different relations via Marlene: Marla, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marlee, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marley, Marlie and Marlina.

Creative forms:
(female) Maelayne, Malayne, ..

(male) Marlayme, Marlayto, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marlayne Jacelyn (M.J.), ..

How popular is Marlayne?

Marlayne is an uncommon given name for women. Marlayne is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Marlayne (not ranked) are Marley (#218 the previous year), Marlee (#454), Marlene (#1174), Marlie (#1202), Marline, Marlyn, Marlen, Marlana, Marlane, Marleen, Marla and Marlena. Other forms, like Marleina, are uncommon. These forms of Marlayne were popular as baby names 9 decades ago (median #1493) and are now significantly less widespread (#1587, 59% less usage). Marlene has generally been preferred by parents, although Marlee seems to be getting popular too, while versions like Marlyn have become less contemporary. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlana, Marlane, Marlee, Marleen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marley, Marlie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marline, Marlyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marlayne is pronounced similarly to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlyne, Marlynn, Merline, Merlyn, Myrlene and Myrline. Other recommended names are Alayne, Arleyne, Arlyne, Blayne, Carlaena, Carlana, Carlynn, Carlyse, Carmaine, Carolyne, Cauleyne, Charlaine, Darylyne (see Daryl), Earldene (see Earla), Earline, Elayne, Ellayne, Garlande, Germayne, Jalayna, Jarmaine, Karianne, Karlene, Karlye, Karlynn, Karolyne, Karyne, Katlyne, Laraine, Larrayna, Lorrayne, Madelaine, Madelayne, Madelyne, Malana, Maralina, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marciane, Marcianne, Marialena, Mariana, Mariann, Marilena, Marillyn, Marine, Marjan, Marjanne, Marjolaine, Marlele, Marlise, Marlowe, Marlyse, Marrlen, Marthine, Martine, Maryann, Maryanne, Marylyn, Maryse, Maurianne, Melaine, Morgane, Sharlaine, Sharlane and Sharlyne. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marlayne.

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