What does Marney mean?
Marney \m(a)-rney, mar-ney\ as a name for girls is of Greek derivation, and Marney means "sparkling, shining". Marney is a derivative of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara. Marney is also a form of Marni: nickname of Marina.
Marney is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#21409 out of 88799, Top 24%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marney and related names. The only prominent alternative form of Marney (#unlisted) listed in the Top 1000 is Marnie. This girl name was at the top of its popularity during the years 1970-1979 and has become much less popular since, with the form Marnie becoming less in vogue. (2014 Birth Statistics)