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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.
Marlow is also pronounced similarly to Marlea and Marly. Other suggested similar baby names are Barlow, Carlow, Farlow, Harlow and Marlon.
Popularity of Marlow
Marlow is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2560 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).
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