What does Marlowe mean?
Marlowe \m(a)-rlo-we, mar-lowe\ as a boys' name (also used as girls' name Marlowe) is of Old English derivation, and the meaning of Marlowe is "driftwood". Marlowe is a form of Marlow (Old English): the original phrase literally means "lake leavings". Only sporadically used as a name for children.
Marlowe has 1 variant: Marloe.
Marlowe is a rare given name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#3948 out of 88799, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Marlowe for boys. Marlowe has not been listed in the list so far. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)