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What does Marinus mean?

Marinus Pronunciation of Marinus [mar-i-nus] as a boys' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Marinus is "of the sea". Marinus is a variant form of Marino (Latin).

Associated with: sea.


Marinus has 1 variant: Marinos.

1 more alternative form via Marino: Rinus.

Creative forms:
(male) Mainus, Marnus, ..

(female) Marini, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marinus Kellin (M.K.), ..

How popular is Marinus?

Marinus is a rare given name for males. Marinus is an equally rare last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. The only popular related form of Marinus (outside Top 2000) is Marino. Adoption of this form of Marinus reached its apex in the 1910s. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marino in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marinus is alike in pronunciation to Marianos and Marianus. Other suggested similar names are Arius, Caius, Carolus, Cronus, Dacius, Damianus, Dardanus, Darious, Darius, Darrius, Fabianus, Fabius, Fabiyus, Faunus, Gaius, Jairus, Janus, Jarius, Linus, Macarius, Magnes, Magnus, Magus, Malin, Malique, Manus, Marcas, Marcos, Marcus, Mariano, Marik, Marimo, Mariner, Marinor (see Marriner), Mario, Marion, Marius, Markess, Markiss, Markos, Markus, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marque, Marques, Marqui, Marquis, Marquus, Marriner, Mars, Martin, Martino, Martinos, Martinus, Marvin, Marwin, Mateus, Matias, Mattaus, Maurids, Maurin, Mauritius, Maurits, Maurus, Maximos, Maximus, Minos, Moris, Sirius, Tacitus, Tarquinus (see Tarquin), Ursinus and Vasilus. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marinus.

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