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What does Marnja mean?

Marnja Pronunciation of Marnja [marn-ja] as a girls' name is of Greek and Latin derivation, and the name Marnja means "sparkling, shining; from the sea". Marnja is an alternate spelling of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara. Marnja is also a form of Marni (Latin): transcription of Marina.

Associated with: greek, sparkling (light), sea.


10 different relations via Marmara, Marni: Marna, Marne, Marnee, Marnell, Marney, Marnia, Marnie, Marnina, Marnisha and Marnya.

Creative forms:
(female) Marnna, Marnta, ..

(male) Marnas, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marnja Leticia (M.L.), ..

How popular is Marnja?

Marnja is an uncommon given name for females. Marnja is an equally rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Marna, Marni and Marnie are the prominent related forms of Marnja (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Marnina, are seldom used. These relations of Marnja were popular with parents in the 1970s (average #1223). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Recommended names are Carna, Hanja, Karna, Maaja, Maeja, Maja, Manda, Manya, Mara, Maranda, Maraya, Marcia, Marena, Marfa, Marga, Marhta, Maria, Marika, Marina, Marinda, Marinna, Marisa, Marita, Mariza, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marjy, Markia, Marla, Marlea, Marra, Marsha, Marsia, Marta, Martha, Martia, Martje, Martta, Marva, Marya, Maryjo, Maryka, Marysa, Merna, Mirja, Mirna, Morna, Murna, Myrna, Tanja, Tarnia, Tarnya and Warna. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marnja.

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