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Marlow meaning and name origin

Marlow \m(a)-rlow, mar-low\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Marlow), is pronounced MAR-loh. It is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Marlow is "driftwood". The original phrase literally means "lake leavings". It became the name of a place in Buckinghamshire, England, and then was used as a surname designating families from that area. Marlowe and Marley are occasionally used for girls. English playwright Christopher Marlowe.

Marlow has 2 variant forms: Marloe and Marlowe.

Baby names that sound like Marlow are Marly and Marlea.

Popularity of Marlow

Marlow is not a popular first name for men but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2560 out of 88799) (1990 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of the name Marlow for boys (2012 statistics). Compare Marlow with its variant forms and related boy baby names.
Popularity of name Marlow
Popularity of Marlow