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Meaning and name origin

Marylou \m(a)-ry-lou\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marylou is "star of the sea". Marylou is a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris".


Marylou has 6 variant forms: Marella, Mariela, Mariella, Marilee, Marylee, Marylu.


Marylou is a very popular first name for females (#759 out of 4276, Top 18%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marylou for girls. Marylou reached its highest rank of #449 in the U.S. in 1930-1939. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marylou name in U.S.

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marylou and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Marylou, Marilee and Mariela. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariela, Marilee, Mary, Marylou in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marylou is also pronounced similarly to Marilou, Marilu and Marylea. Other suggested similar baby names are Marlo, Marlow and Maryl. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marylou.