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What does Marylu mean?

Marylu Pronunciation of Marylu [mary-lu] as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the name Marylu means "star of the sea". Marylu is an alternate form of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Marylu has 6 variants: Marella, Mariela, Mariella, Marilee, Marylee and Marylou.

36 more related forms via Mary: Mal, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Marelle, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marice, Marie, Mariel, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Maryann, Marybel, Marybell, Maryjo, Marylin, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, May, Mayme and Mayra.

Creative forms:
(female) Maryla, Morylu, ..

(male) Maryce, Maryley, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marylu Kamilah (M.K.), ..

How popular is Marylu?

Marylu is an uncommon given name for females. Marylu is an equivalently rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Popular alternative forms of Marylu (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Mara (#739 a year ago), Maree, Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Mariela (#1560), Mariella (#1433), Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn (#426), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), Maryann (#1809), Maryjo, Marylee, Marylin, Marylou, May (#1658), Mayme and Mayra (#1275). These forms of Marylu reached the top of their popularity 125 years ago (average #1410) and have become significantly less widespread since (#1456, down 94%), with versions like Maryann becoming less in vogue. Mary has historically been popular among parents, though Maria is currently ranked higher. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marian, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maryann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryjo, Marylee, Marylin, Marylou, May in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mayme, Mayra in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marylu is alike in pronunciation to Marilou, Marilu, Marylea, Merola and Morela. Other suggested similar names are Caryl, Caryle, Caryll, Daryl, Daryll, Karyl, Karyll, Makyla, Marell, Marial, Marlea, Marlee, Marley, Marlie, Marlow, Maryam, Maryan, Maryk, Maryka, Maryl, Marylyn, Maryn, Maryon, Marys, Meral, Merel, Merill, Merl, Merla, Merle, Merryl, Meryl, Meryle, Meryll, Mirell, Mirla, Murle, Myrla and Myrle. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marylu.

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