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pinWhat does Marion mean?

Marion /mar-i-on/ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Marion) is of English and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marion is "star of the sea".

Variant of Mary. Used as a girl's name nowadays. John Wayne was originally named Marion Morrison. Revolutionary war soldier Francis "Swamp Fox" Marion.


pinVariations

Marion has 1 variant: Mariano.

Related boy name: Darian.

Marion has 1 feminine form: Marian.

Kreatif forms: Marionne, Merion, Morion. [more]

pinHow popular is Marion?

Marion is a very prominent first name for males (#290 out of 1220, Top 24%) and also a very prominent surname for all people (#2307 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of Marion for boys. Marion was first listed in 1880-1889 and reached its highest rank of #91 in the U.S. then, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Marion are Darian (#793 2 years ago), Mariano and Mary. Usage of these forms of Marion was well-received among parents during 1900-1909 (average #486) and is now significantly less (#948, 89.9%). Displayed below is a comparison of the usage of the boy name Marion and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marion, Darian, Mariano, Mary in U.S.

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


pinSimilar Names

Marion is pronounced similarly to Marwin, Maurin, Meirion and Myron. Other suggested similar baby names are Darion, Garion, Mardon, Marimo, Marino, Mario, Marlon, Marmion, Marom, Marton and Miron. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marion.

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