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Marlea (girl)

What does Marlea mean?

Marlea Pronunciation of Marlea [mar-lea] as a girls' name (also used as boys' name Marlea). The meaning of Marlea is "star of the sea; from Magdala". Marlea is an alternate spelling of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marlea has 4 variants: Marla, Marlee, Marley and Marlie.

16 more alternative forms via Marlene: Marlaina, Marlana, Marlane, Marlayna, Marleen, Marleena, Marleene, Marleina, Marlen, Marlena, Marleni, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlyn and Marna.

Creative forms:
(female) Marli, ..

(male) Marle, Marles, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marlea Zadie (M.Z.), ..

How popular is Marlea?

Marlea is an unusual given name for women. Marlea is an equally unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Marlea (not ranked) are Marley (#218 from recent data), Marlee (#454), Marlene (#1174), Marlie (#1202), Marna, Marline, Marlyn, Marlena, Marlana, Marlane, Marleen, Marlen and Marla. Other variants, like Marleina, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Marlea reached its apex 85 years ago (average #1467) and is now much diminished (#1619, 60%), with versions like Marlyn becoming somewhat outmoded. Marlene is more ubiquitous than the rest, though Marley is currently more regularly used. (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, Marna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marlea is pronounced similarly to Marleah, Marleigh, Marlo, Marlow, Marlowe, Merla, Mirla and Myrla. Other recommended names are Carle, Carleta, Charlea, Darla, Darlena, Earla, Earlena, Earley, Hailea, Harlea, Kalea, Karlee, Karlena, Maelee, Malka, Marcela, Mareen, Mareena, Mareesa, Marelda, Marelle, Marfa, Marge, Margey, Marial, Marie, Mariel, Mariella, Marilda, Marilena, Marja, Marje, Marketa, Markia, Marlies, Marlis, Marlisa, Marlys, Marne, Marnee, Marnia, Marra, Marrilee, Marsee, Marta, Marte, Martta, Marva, Marya, Maryka, Maryl, Marylea, Marylee, Marysa, Mathea, Merel, Meriel, Merl, Merle, Meryle, Mirella, Mirilla, Morela, Myrella, Myrle, Nalea and Talea. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marlea.

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