What does Marlena mean?
Marlena /mar-lena/ as a name for girls. Marlena's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of Marlena is "woman from Magdala; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marlena is a variant form, with the prefix Mar-, of Madeline (Hebrew): form of Madeleine. Marlena is also a variation of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).
Marlena▼ has 33 more different relations via Madeline, Marlene: Dalenna, Madalena, Madalene, Maddelena, Madelena, Madelene, Madelina, Madena, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Magdalena▼, Mala, Malena, Malina, Marla▼, Marlane, Marlayne, Marlea, Marleah, Marlee▲, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marley▲, Marlie, Marlin, Marline, Marlyn▼, Marlyne, Marlynne and Marna.Kreatif forms: Marlela, Marlenie, Marlera. [more]
How popular is Marlena?
Marlena is a very popular first name for women (#1275 out of 4276, Top 30%) but a rare last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is the birth name popularity of Marlena for girls. Marlena was first listed in 1960-1969 and reached its peak position of #657 in the U.S. during the years 1970-1979, but is not listed currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a graphed analysis of the usage of Marlena and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Marlena rated in the Top 1000 are Madeline (#89 2 years ago), Marley (#202), Marlee (#470), Magdalena (#976), Marlie, Marlyn, Marlen, Marla and Marlene. Other variants, like Malena, are seldom used. These forms of Marlena were popular as baby names in 2008 (usage of 0.2995%) and are almost as popular today (usage 0.2263%, ▼24.4%), but with the forms Marlene, Marlena, Marla, Marlyn and Magdalena falling out of style. Madeline has been the most prominent, although Marlee seems to be gaining popularity too. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marlena▼ is pronounced similarly to Merlina. Other recommended similar baby names are Carlena, Darlena, Earlena, Karlena, Maralina, Marcena, Mareena, Marena, Marialena, Marielena, Marilena, Marilene, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlen and Myrlene. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marlena.