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Marlon (girl)

What does Marlon mean?

Marlon Pronunciation of Marlon [mar-lon] as a name for girls (also used more generally as boys' name Marlon) is an alternate form of Marlo. Modern name: possibly form of Marlene. See also Marlen.


2 alternative forms via Marlo: Marlow and Marlowe.

1 masculine form: Marland.

Creative forms:
(female) Malon, Marson, ..

(male) Marmo, Marmor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marlon Kadence (M.K.), ..

How popular is Marlon?

Marlon is an uncommon first name for women but a somewhat popular surname for both adults and children (#114852 out of 150436, Top 76%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Marlon (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Marlowe (#1145 the previous year), Marlo and Marlen. Adoption of these relations of Marlon was at its highest during the years 1970-1979 (average #1546) and is almost as conventional today (#1715, 14.9%), but with the version Marlo becoming somewhat outmoded. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlen, Marlo, Marlowe in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marlon and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marlon is alike in pronunciation to Marlane, Marlayne, Marleen, Marleene, Marlene, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlin, Marline, Marlinn, Marlyn, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marlynne, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merline, Merlyn, Myrleen, Myrlene and Myrline. Other suggested similar names are Cardon, Carlen, Carlin, Carlyn, Carron, Carson, Darion, Darlyn, Fallon, Karlin, Karon, Larson, Macon, Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Maison, Maralin, Maralina, Maralyn, Marelyn, Maren, Margo, Margot, Marien, Marilena, Marilene, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilou, Marilyn, Marin, Marinn, Marjo, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marlee, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena, Marley, Marlie, Marlis, Marlys, Marrilin (see Marilyn), Marrilyn, Marrin, Marylou, Marylyn, Maryn, Maryon, Maryonn and Tarlton. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marlon.

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