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What does Marnya mean?

Marnya Pronunciation of Marnya [marnya] as a name for girls is a Greek and Latin name, and the name Marnya means "sparkling, shining; from the sea". Marnya is a variant form of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara. Marnya is also a derivative of Marni (Latin): variation of Marina.

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


Marnya has 5 variants: Marna, Marnee, Marney, Marnia and Marnie.

5 more alternative forms via Marmara, Marni: Marne, Marnell, Marnina, Marnisha and Marnja.

Creative forms:
(female) Mannya, Myrnya, ..

(male) Marnor, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marnya Reign (M.R.), ..

How popular is Marnya?

Marnya is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Marnya is an uncommon last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Marnie, Marni and Marna are the popular related forms of Marnya (outside Top 2000) appearing in the Top 2000. These relations of Marnya were popular as birth names 5 decades ago (median #1223). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Similar Names

Marnya is alike in pronunciation to Meirna, Merna, Mirna, Morna, Muirna, Murna and Myrna. Other suggested similar names are Aanya, Dahnya, Darya, Hannya, Karinya, Karna, Maiya, Manda, Manya, Mara, Marcia, Marcy, Mareen, Mareena, Mareina, Maren, Marena, Marga, Margy, Marhta, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Marianna, Marin, Marina, Marinda, Marine, Marinn, Marinna, Marion, Marita, Marja, Marjy, Markia, Marla, Marlea, Marlyn, Marlys, Marra, Marrin, Marsha, Marsia, Marta, Martha, Martia, Martta, Marva, Mary, Maryan, Maryanna, Maryka, Maryl, Maryon, Marys, Marysa, Maya, Merona, Miryam, Morena, Morwyn, Panya, Tarnia, Tawnya, Vanya, Warna and Zarya. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marnya.

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