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What does Marna mean?

Marna Pronunciation of Marna [mar-na] as a name for girls is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Marna is "from the sea; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marna is an alternate form of Marina (Latin): from "marine". Marna is also a variation of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek). Marna is also used as a derivative of Marni (Latin).

Associated with: sea, star.

Variations

Marna has 4 variants: Marnee, Marney, Marnie and Marnya.

32 more relations via Marina, Marlene, Marni: Mareen, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marinda, Marine, Marinna, Marla, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlane, Marlayna, Marlea, Marlee, Marleena, Marleina, Marlen, Marlena, Marleni, Marley, Marlie, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlyn, Marne, Marnell, Marnetta, Marnina, Marnisha, Marnja and Maryn.

Creative forms:
(female) Malna, Marma, ..

(male) Marnai, Maron, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marna Ruthie (M.R.), ..

How popular is Marna?

Marna is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2385 out of 4276, Top 56%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Marna was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its apex position of #1152 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Marna appearing in the Top 2000 are Marley (#218 the previous year), Marlee (#454), Marina (#656), Marlene (#1174), Marlie (#1202), Marline, Maryn, Marnie, Marni, Marlyn, Marlena, Marine, Marinda, Marla, Marlana, Marlen, Marlane and Marena. Other variants, like Marnina, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Marna reached its highest in the 1930s (average #1625) and has become significantly reduced since (#1668, 54%), with forms like Marlyn falling out of fashion. Marina has been the most prominent, although Marlee seems to be gaining popularity too.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marna, Marena, Marina, Marinda, Marine in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlana, Marlane, Marlee, Marlen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlena, Marlene, Marley, Marlie, Marline in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlyn, Marni, Marnie, Maryn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marna is alike in pronunciation to Marnia, Meirna, Merna, Mirna, Morna, Muirna, Murna and Myrna. Other recommended names are Aarona, Carna, Dawna, Fauna, Fawna, Gana, Hana, Karna, Karyna, Larena, Maia, Maiya, Malea, Malena, Manya, Mara, Marcena, Maren, Marfa, Marga, Margy, Mari, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Marika, Marin, Marinn, Marja, Marje, Marjy, Maroona, Marra, Marsha, Marta, Marva, Marvina, Marya, Maryam, Maryan, Maryk, Maryl, Masha, Masina, Matrena, Maura, Maxina, Mdina, Mera, Merla, Merona, Mirana, Moina, Mona, Morena, Moyna, Nana, Rana, Sanna, Taina, Tarena, Vana, Varina, Virna, Warna and Yaryna. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marna.

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