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What does Marnia mean?

Marnia Pronunciation of Marnia [mar-nia] as a name for girls is a Greek name, and the name Marnia means "sparkling, shining". Marnia is a variant form of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara.

Associated with: greek, sparkling (light).


Marnia has 4 variants: Marney, Marni, Marnie and Marnya.

2 more different relations via Marmara: Marne and Marnja.

Creative forms:
(female) Malnia, Mania, ..

(male) Marmic, Marsie, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marnia Meredith (M.M.), ..

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. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular related forms of Marnia (outside Top 2000) are Marni and Marnie. Adoption of these relations of Marnia was more pronounced 5 decades ago (adoption of 0.01%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marni, Marnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marnia is pronounced similarly to Marna, Marnee, Meirna, Merna, Mirna, Morna, Muirna, Murna and Myrna. Other suggested similar names are Carna, Dannia, Fania, Faunia, Hania, Hannia, Karmia, Madzia, Maia, Maleia, Malia, Manda, Manika, Manya, Maranda, Marcenia (see Marcene), Marcia, Marcina, Mareen, Mareena, Maren, Marena, Marga, Margi, Margit, Margita, Marhta, Mari, Maria, Mariam, Mariane, Mariann, Marinda, Marinn, Marinna, Marisa, Mariza, Marji, Markita, Marla, Marlin, Marnina, Marnisha, Marrin, Marsia, Marta, Martha, Marti, Martita, Marvina, Marya, Maryam, Maryon, Marysia, Miriam, Moraia, Morwina, Mounia, Myriam, Nania, Pania, Saraia, Saria, Tahnia, Tawnia and Vardia. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marnia.

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