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What does Marlis mean?

Marlis Pronunciation of Marlis [marlis] as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the name Marlis means "wished-for child". Marlis is a variant form of Marlise (Hebrew): from Miryam.



(female) Marli, Marlia, ..

(male) Marlme, Marlmi, ..

Marlis Sadie (M.S.), ..

How popular is Marlis?

Marlis is a rare given name for women. Marlis is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Marlis was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #1736 in the U.S. then, but is not listed at the moment. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Marlis is pronounced similarly to Marliss, Marlys and Marlyse. Other suggested similar names are Carilis, Caris, Carli, Carlia, Carlie, Carlisa, Dallis, Daralis, Darelis, Earlie, Harlie, Karli, Karlie, Karlin, Madlin, Magli, Mali, Malia, Maralin, Marcia, Marcie, Mareisa, Margi, Margie, Margies (see Margaret), Margit, Mari, Maria, Marialisa, Marie, Marilin, Marilis, Marilisa, Marin, Maris, Marisa, Marise, Marit, Marji, Marjie, Markia, Markie, Marla, Marlee, Marleigh, Marlen, Marley, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlinn, Marlisa, Marlisha, Marlissa, Marlow, Marlyn, Marlyssa, Marnia, Marnie, Marrin, Marris, Marrlin, Marsia, Marti, Martia, Marylin, Marys, Mavis, Meris, Paris, Parris and Wallis. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marlis.

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