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What does Marlyn mean?

Marlyn \m(a)-rl-yn, mar-lyn\ as a name for girls. Marlyn's name origins are English, Latin, German, Greek and Spanish, and the meaning of Marlyn is "star of the sea; from Magdala; star of the sea; pretty". Marlyn is a form of Marilyn (English, Latin). Marlyn is also a variant of Marlen (English, Latin): feminine of Marlon. Marlyn is also used as a form of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek) and Marlin (Latin, Spanish).


Variations

Marlyn has 12 variants: Marlane, Marlayne, Marleen, Marleene, Marlenn, Marlenne, Marline, Marlinn, Marlynn, Marlynne, Marrlen and Marrlin.

Marlyn has 29 more related variations via Marilyn, Marlen, Marlene, Marlin: Maralin, Maralyn, Maralynn, Marelyn, Marilee, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilynn, Marilynne, Marla, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marlea, Marlee, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marley, Marlie, Marlina, Marna, Marralynn, Marrilin, Marrilyn, Marylin, Marylyn and Marylynn.


Popularity

Marlyn is a very prominent first name for women (#1360 out of 4276, Top 32%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Charted below is the birth name popularity of Marlyn for girls. Marlyn was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its apex rank of #605 in the U.S. then, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marlyn name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of Marlyn and associated names. Marilee, Marilyn (#405 last year), Marilynn, Marla, Marlee (#470), Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marley (#202), Marlie, Marylin and Marylyn are the prominent variation forms of Marlyn. These girl names reached the peak of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.2892%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.1479%, down 48.8%), with versions such as Marlena, Marlene, Marlyn, Marylin and Marylyn becoming somewhat dated. Marilyn (#405), Marlee (#470) and Marley (#202) are three of the more trendy birth names among these, and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Marlee. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Marilyn, Marilynn, Marla, Marlee, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marley, Marlie in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marlyn, Marylin, Marylyn in U.S.

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


Similar Names

Marlyn is pronounced similarly to Marlon, Marlyne and Merlyn. Other suggested similar baby names are Carlyn, Darlyn, Karlyn, Madlyn, Marlys and Maryn. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marlyn.

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