What does Marlee mean?
Marlee \m(a)-rlee, mar-lee\ as a girls' name is pronounced MAR-lee. It is of English origin, and the meaning of Marlee is "marshy meadow". Also variant of Marlene. See also Marla. Actress Marlee Matlin.
Marlee has 22 more different forms via Marla, Marlene: Marla▼, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlane, Marlayna, Marlayne, Marlea, Marleen, Marleena, Marleene, Marleina, Marlen, Marlena▼, Marleni, Marlette, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlyn▼, Marlynne, Marlys▼ and Marna.
Marlee is a rare first name for women. Marlee is also a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Marlee for girls. Marlee entered the list in 1992 and reached its peak rank of #367 in the U.S. in the year 2008, and is currently at #470. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marley (#202 the previous year), Marleigh (#937), Marlie, Marlyn, Marlys, Marlena, Marlen, Marla and Marlene are the popular alternative forms of Marlee (#470 the previous year) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity during 1930-1939 (usage of 0.2133%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1391%, down 34.8%), with the forms Marlene, Marla, Marlena, Marlys and Marlyn falling out of fashion. Marley (#202) and Marlee (#470) are two of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, with Marlee going through a rekindling in popularity. Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of Marlee and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marlee is alike in pronunciation to Marleah, Marlo▼, Marlow and Marlowe. Other recommended similar baby names are Carlee▼, Harlee, Karlee, Maelee, Marcee, Maree, Marelle, Mariel▼, Marilee▼, Markee, Marlele, Marnee, Marrilee, Marsee, Marylea, Marylee, Merle▼, Murle and Myrle▼. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marlee.