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Marlen (boy)

What does Marlen mean?

Marlen Pronunciation of Marlen [marlen] as a name for boys (also used as girls' name Marlen) is an English name. Marlen is a variant form of Marlon (English): possibly (Old French) "little hawk".

Variations

Marlen has 4 variants: Marlan, Marlin, Marlinn and Marlonn.

1 more alternative form via Marlon: Marland.

Creative forms:
(male) Manlen, Marmen, ..

(female) Marcer, Marle, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marlen Clinton (M.C.), ..

How popular is Marlen?

Marlen is an uncommon first name for males but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#104819 out of 150436, Top 70%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Marlen was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak rank of #1878 in the U.S. then, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlen name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Marlan, Marland, Marlin (#1852 a year ago) and Marlon (#817) are the popular alternative forms of Marlen ranked in the Top 2000. These forms of Marlen were popular in the 1970s (average #1377) and are now significantly less common, with the form Marlin becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlen, Marlan, Marland, Marlin, Marlon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marlen is alike in pronunciation to Merlen, Merlin, Merlinn, Merlyn and Merlynn. Other suggested similar names are Barten, Baylen, Caelen, Carmen, Darien, Darren, Earle, Earley, Farlee, Farley, Farren, Garen, Garlan, Garlen, Garlyn, Garren, Hamlen, Harben, Harden, Harken, Harlen, Harlenn, Harlin, Jalen, Jaren, Jarren, Jaylen, Karlan, Karlin, Karlsen, Karmen, Larsen, Mahlon, Malek, Malin, Mallen, Manley, Marcel, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Marek, Markel, Marlea, Marley, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marsden, Marsean, Marsten, Marten, Martin, Marton, Marve, Marvel, Marven, Marvyn, Maslen, Maslon, Massen, Masslen (see Maslin), Mellen, Morgen, Morland, Morlee, Morley, Morven, Tallen, Tarren, Varten, Warden and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marlen.


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