What does Marney mean?
Marney \m(a)-rney, mar-ney\ as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and Marney means "sparkling, shining; from the sea". Marney is a derivative of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara. Marney is also a form of Marni (Latin): nickname of Marina.
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 (#unlisted) is Marnie. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.313%) and have become much less popular since, with Marnie becoming less in vogue. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)