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What does Marline mean?

Marline Pronunciation of Marline [mar-line] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the name Marline means "woman from Magdala; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marline is an alternate form of Madeline (Hebrew): transcription of Madeleine. Marline is also a form of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marline has 9 variants: Marlane, Marlayne, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marlin, Marlyn, Marlyne and Marlynne.

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.

Creative forms:
(female) Maline, Malline, ..

(male) Marlino, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marline Layan (M.L.), ..

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. Demographics)

Marline entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top rank of #1379 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not listed at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marline name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Madeline (#90 the previous year), Marley (#218), Madeleine (#301), Marlee (#454), Maddie (#1058), Marlene (#1174), Marlie (#1202), Malina (#1538), Malena (#1997), Marlen, Marna, Marlena, Marlyn, Marleen, Marla, Madelyne, Madelene, Madelaine, Madlyn, Magdaline, Marlana, Madalene and Marlane are the popular varying forms of Marline. Other forms, like Madaleine, are uncommon. These forms of Marline were popular as birth names in 2008 (adoption of 0.69%) and are somewhat less common today (adoption 0.47%, 32%), with forms such as Marlyn becoming somewhat dated. Madeline has been the most prevalent, though Marlee has gained in popularity.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marline, Madalene, Maddie, Madelaine, Madeleine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Madelene, Madeline, Madelyne, Madlyn, Magdaline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malena, Malina, Marla, Marlana, Marlane in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlee, Marleen, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marley, Marlie, Marlyn, Marna in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marline is alike in pronunciation to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merline, Merlyn, Myrlene and Myrline. Other recommended names are Arline, Caraline, Carine, Carlene, Carlie, Carlin, Carlina, Carline, Carling, Carlyne, Carrine, Catline, Cauline, Charline, Darlene, Darlina, Darlinn, Daryline, Earlene, Earlina, Gayline, Harlie, Jaline, Karaline, Karlene, Karlina, Katline, Larine, Larsine, Malinde, Mallie, Maralyn, Marceline, Marciane, Marcine, Mariane, Marice, Marie, Marilena, Marilene, Marilin, Marilynn, Marin, Marinn, Marise, Markie, Marlis, Marliss, Marlyse, Marne, Marnina, Marthine, Martina, Martine, Marvina, Marylynn, Mazine, Merlina, Morine, Narine, Pearline, Sarine, Verline and Wardine. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marline.

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