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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 has 5 variants: Marna, Marnee, Marnia, Marnie and Marnya.

Marney has 5 more related forms via Marmara, Marni: Marne, Marnell, Marnina, Marnisha and Marnja.


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)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Marcey, Mareen, Maren, Margey, Marien, Marine, Marjey, Marley and Marsey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marney.