What does Marline mean?
Marline \m(a)-rli-ne, mar-line\ as a name for girls. Marline's name origins are Hebrew, German, Latin and Greek, and the name Marline means "woman from Magdala; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marline is a form of Madeline (Hebrew): variant of Madeleine. Marline is also a form of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).
Marline has 30 more alternative forms via Madeline, Marlene: Madaleine, Madalene, Maddie, Madelaine, Madeleine, Madelene, Madelina, Madelyne, Madina, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Magdaline, Malena, Malina, Marla▼, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marlea, Marleah, Marlee, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena▼, Marleni, Marley, Marlie, Marlina and Marna.
Marline is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3207 out of 4276, Top 75%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Marline and affiliated names. Madeline (#89 the previous year), Marley (#202), Madeleine (#283), Marlee (#470), Marlie, Marlyn, Marlen, Marla, Marlena and Marlene are the popular varying forms of Marline (#unlisted). These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in 2008 (usage of 0.362%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2956%, down 18.3%), with the forms Marlene, Marlena, Marla and Marlyn becoming less trendy. Madeleine (#283), Madeline (#89), Marley (#202) and Marlee (#470) are four of the more fashionable baby names in this compilation, with Madeleine, Madeline and Marlee enjoying a revival in usage. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Marline is alike in pronunciation to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlin, Merline, Myrlene and Myrline. Other recommended similar baby names are Carline, Darline▼, Earline▼, Karline, Maralin, Maralina, Maraline, Marcine, Marilene, Marilin, Marine, Marlise, Martine, Marylin▼ and Merlina. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marline.