What does Marnia mean?
Marnia /mar-nia/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Marnia's name origin is Greek, and the name Marnia means "sparkling, shining". Marnia is a variant form, with the suffix -nia, of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara.
How popular is Marnia?
Marnia is a rare first name for women. Marnia is an equally unique last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
The only popular related form of Marnia (outside Top 1000) is Marnie. Adoption of this girl name was at its most widespread during 1970-1979 (usage of 0.313%) and has become significantly lower since, with Marnie becoming less in vogue. Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of Marnia and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)
Marnia is pronounced similarly to Marna, Marnee, Merna, Mirna, Morna, Murna and Myrna▼. Other suggested similar baby names are Marcia▼, Mareina, Marena, Maria, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marin, Marina▼, Marinna, Markia, Marnina, Marrin, Marsia, Martia and Tarnia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marnia.