What does Marleen mean?
Marleen /mar-leen/ as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Marleen is "woman from Magdala; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marleen is a variant form, with the prefix Mar-, of Madeline (Hebrew): version of Madeleine. Marleen is also a variation of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).
Marleen has 18 more alternative forms via Madeline, Marlene: Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Malena, Marla▼, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marlea, Marleah, Marlee▲, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena▼, Marleni, Marley▲, Marlie and Marlina.Kreatif forms: Maleen, Malleen, Maxleen. [more]
How popular is Marleen?
Marleen is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2415 out of 4276, Top 56%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Prominent related forms of Marleen (not ranked) rated in the Top 1000 are Madeline (#89 last year), Marla, Marlee (#470), Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marley (#202), Marlie and Marlyn. Other variants, like Marleah, are seldom used. These forms of Marleen were at the top of their popularity 6 (adoption of 0.321%) and are almost as popular today (adoption 0.249%, down 22.6%), but with versions like Marlyn becoming less stylish. Madeline, Marlee and Marley are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here, and there is a revival in birth name usage for Madeline and Marlee. Shown below is an analysis of the statistics of the girl name Marleen and associated names. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)
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Marleen is pronounced similarly to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merlyn, Myrleen and Myrlene. Other recommended similar baby names are Arleen▼, Caileen, Caleen, Caraleen, Careen, Carlee▼, Carleen▼, Carlein, Carlen, Carllen, Carreen, Catleen, Cayleen, Charleen▼, Darleen▼, Darleena, Earleen, Faeleen, Harlee, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jasleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Karaleen, Kareen, Karlee▲, Karlein, Karlen, Katleen, Kayleen, Maralyn, Marcee, Marceen, Maree, Marelyn, Maren, Margeen, Marielena, Marien, Marilee▼, Marilena, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilyn▲, Marilynn▼, Markee, Marlele, Marnee, Marsee, Marteena, Marylee, Marylin▼, Marylyn▼, Marylynn, Maureen▼, Maxeen, Pauleen, Pearleen, Raeleen, Rayleen, Sareen, Sharleen, Taleen and Zareen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marleen.