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 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).
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.