What does Marylou mean?
Marylou /mary-lou/ [3 sylls.] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marylou is "star of the sea". Marylou is a variant transcription of Mary (Latin). Compare last name Maryon.
How popular is Marylou?
Marylou is a very prominent first name for females (#759 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Marylou for girls. Marylou was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak rank of #449 in the U.S. during the years 1930-1939, but is not ranked currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mariela, Marilee, Marilyn (#405 the previous year), Marion, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maryann, Maryjo and Marylin are the popular varying forms of Marylou ranked in the Top 1000. Variants like Marya are seldom used. These girl names were at the top of their popularity during 1940-1949 (usage of 0.5043%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1341%, down 73.4%), with forms such as Mariela, Maryann, Maryjo, Marylin and Marylou falling out of style. Marilyn (#405) is the most fashionable name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of Marylou and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)