What does Marney mean?
Marney /mar-ney/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and Marney means "sparkling, shining; from the sea". Marney is a version, with the suffix -ney, of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara. Marney is also a form of Marni (Latin): form of Marina.
How popular is Marney?
Marney is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#24406 out of 150436, Top 16%). (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 (not ranked) is Marnie. Variants like Marnee are seldom used. This girl name was at the top of its popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.313%) and has become much less popular since, with Marnie becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)