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Meaning and name origin

Marline \m(a)-rli-ne, mar-line\ as a girl's name is of Hebrew and German origin, and the meaning of Marline is "woman from Magdala". Marline is a variant of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine, which is the French version. Also a variant of Marlene (German): blend of the names Maria (Latin) "star of the sea" and Magdalene (Greek) "from Magdala", to honor the Christian Biblical figure Mary Magdalene.


Marline has 9 variant forms: Marlane, Marlayne, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marlin, Marlyn, Marlyne, Marlynne.


Marline is a somewhat popular first name for females (#3207 out of 4276, Top 75%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (Source: 2000 U.S. Population Census).

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marline and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Madeline (#89), Marlyn, Marlen and Marlene. (Source: 2014 Birth Name Statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Madeline, Marlen, Marlene, Marlyn in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Madeline outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marline is also pronounced similarly to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlin, Merline, Myrlene and Myrline. Other suggested similar baby names are Carline, Darline, Earline, Karline, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Marcine, Marilene, Marilin, Marine, Marlaina, Marlana, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marlie, Marlina, Marlise, Martine, Marylin and Merlina. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marline.