Meaning and name origin
Marlowe \m(a)-rlo-we, mar-lowe\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Marlowe), is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Marlowe is "driftwood". Marlowe is a variant of Marlow (Old English): the original phrase literally means "lake leavings".
Marlowe has 1 variant form: Marloe.
Marlowe is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#3948 out of 88799, Top 4%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marlowe for boys. Marlowe has not been ranked in the Top 1000/100 so far. (2014 statistics).