What does Marline mean?
Marline /mar-line/ as a name for girls. Marline's name origin is Hebrew, and the name Marline means "woman from Magdala; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marline is an alternate form, with the prefix Mar-, of Madeline (Hebrew): transcription 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.Kreatif forms: Macline, Malline, Marlime. [more]
How popular is Marline?
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 (not ranked). Other forms, like Marlea, are uncommon. These forms of Marline were popular as birth names in 2008 (adoption of 0.362%) and are almost as common today (adoption 0.296%, ▼18%), but with the forms Marlene, Marlena, Marla and Marlyn becoming less trendy. Madeline has been the most prevalent, though Marlee has gained in popularity. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Marline is alike in pronunciation to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merline, Merlyn, Myrlene and Myrline. Other recommended similar baby names are Arline▼, Caraline, Carine, Carlie▼, Carlin, Carling, Cauline, Darlene▼, Darlina, Larsine, Mallie▼, Marceline▼, Marciane, Mariane, Marice, Marilene, Marlis, Marliss, Marthine, Marvina, Marylynn, Merlina, Morine, Narine and Wardine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marline.