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Marlin meaning and name origin

Marlin \m(a)-rlin, mar-lin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Marlin). Blend of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea" and Lynn (Spanish) "pretty".

Marlin has 6 variant forms: Marlen, Marlenn, Marrlen, Marlinn, Marlyn and Marrlin.

For more information, see also the related name Marlene.

Baby names that sound like Marlin are Marline, Marylin, Marilin, Maralin, Marlina and Marlon.

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Popularity of Marlin

Marlin is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3788 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for all people (#5577 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Marlin for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Marlin with its variant forms and related girl baby names.
Popularity of name Marlin
Popularity of Marlin