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What does Marlina mean?

Marlina Pronunciation of Marlina [mar-li-na] as a girls' name. The name Marlina means "star of the sea; from Magdala". Marlina is a variant form of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marlina has 7 variants: Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena and Marleni.

15 more different relations via Marlene: Marla, Marlane, Marlayne, Marlea, Marlee, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marley, Marlie, Marlin, Marline, Marlyn, Marlynne and Marna.

Creative forms:
(female) Marlima, Marlira, ..

(male) Marliel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marlina Winter (M.W.), ..

How popular is Marlina?

Marlina is an uncommon given name for females. Marlina is an equally unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Marla, Marlana, Marlane, Marlee (#454 a year ago), Marleen, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene (#1174), Marley (#218), Marlie (#1202), Marline, Marlyn and Marna are the popular variation forms of Marlina (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marleina, are uncommon. These relations of Marlina were at the peak of their popularity in the 1930s (median #1467) and are now significantly less common (#1619, down 60%), with versions such as Marla becoming less in vogue. Marlee and Marley are two of the more chic names for newborns among these. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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 Marlina and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marlina is pronounced similarly to Merlina. Other recommended names are Arlina, Calina, Carlana, Carlina, Carlinda, Carling, Carlyna, Carmina, Carrina, Dalina, Darlena, Darlina, Earlina, Earline, Farina, Galina, Halina, Jardina, Kalina, Karaina, Karlina, Karrina, Madelina, Madlin, Mahina, Malina, Malita, Malvina, Maralin, Maralina, Maralinda, Maralyn, Maralynn (see Marilyn), Marcita, Mareena, Mareisa, Margita, Maria, Marialena, Mariana, Marilin, Markita, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlenne, Marlisa, Marlise, Marlisha, Marliss, Marlissa, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marnia, Marnina, Marrin, Marrlen, Marsalina, Marsia, Marsita, Martine, Marylynn, Mavina, Mercina, Merline, Morwina, Myrlene, Myrline, Paolina, Paulina, Raelina, Sarina, Sharlina, Talina, Valina and Zerlina. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marlina.

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