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What does Marylin mean?

Marylin Pronunciation of Marylin [marylin] as a girls' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Marylin is "star of the sea". Marylin is a variant form of Marilyn (English, Latin). Marylin is also a form of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marylin has 13 variants: Maralin, Maralyn, Maralynn, Marelyn, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilynn, Marilynne, Marralynn, Marrilin, Marrilyn, Marylyn and Marylynn.

30 more relations via Marilyn, Mary: Malia, Mallie, Marella, Marelle, Maren, Maria, Marian, Mariann, Marie, Marilee, Marilla, Marin, Marion, Marjan, Marla, Marlo, Marlyn, Marya, Maryann, Maryanne, Marybel, Maryjo, Marylee, Marylou, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Maymie and Mayria.

Creative forms:
(female) Merylin, Mirlin, ..

(male) Maryden, Maryman, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marylin Makenzi (M.M.), ..

How popular is Marylin?

Marylin is a very prominent first name for women (#1555 out of 4276, Top 36%) but an uncommon last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Marylin was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its highest position of #696 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not in the Top 1000 currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marylin name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marylin outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Maria (#109 in recent rankings), Mary (#124), Malia (#313), Marilyn (#426), Marie (#564), Marian (#1104), Maren (#1113), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Maryann (#1809), Maryjo, Maryanne, Marylee, Maymie, Marylynn, Marylyn, Marylou, Mallie, Marlyn, Mariann, Marillyn, Marilla, Marilynn, Marilynne, Marlo, Marla, Maralyn and Marilee are the popular variation forms of Marylin rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marilin, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Marylin was at its highest in the 1890s (adoption of 9.4%) and is now significantly diminished (adoption 0.5%, down 94%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marylin, Malia, Mallie, Maralyn, Maren in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maria, Marian, Mariann, Marie, Marilee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marillyn, Marilyn, Marilynn, Marilynne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marion, Marla, Marlo, Marlyn in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maryann, Maryanne, Maryjo, Marylee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marylou, Marylyn, Marylynn, Maymie in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marylin is pronounced similarly to Maraline and Marilene. Other recommended names are Caralin, Carlin, Carolin, Carylon, Caylin, Darrylin, Darylin, Daryline, Darylyn, Karlin, Karolin, Kaylin, Madlin, Maralina, Maralinda, Marilena, Marilis, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlane, Marleen, Marleina, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marleni, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlie, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlinn, Marlis, Marlon, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marrin, Marrlen, Marrlin, Maryan, Maryl, Marylea, Maryn, Maryon, Maryonn, Merlina, Merline, Merlyn, Myrline and Taylin. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marylin.

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