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What does Maren mean?

Maren Pronunciation of Maren as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of the name Maren is "star of the sea". Maren is a variant form of Mary (Latin).




VARIANTS Maurine, Maurene, Maureen, Maryanne, Maryann, Marion, Marin, Marianne, Mariann, Marian

RELATED FORMS VIA MARY Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Marabel, Mare, Maree, Marella, Marelle, Maretta, Marette, Maria, Mariam, Mariana, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marilee, Marilin, Marilyn, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Marybel, Maryjo, Marylee, Marylin, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Masha, Maura, Maure, Mavra, May, Mayme, Mayra, Mayria, Meriel, Moire, Morag, Muire, Muriel

(female) Maten, ..

(male) Maran, ..

Maren Montserrat (M.M.), ..

How popular is Maren?

Maren is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2448 out of 4276, Top 57%) and an even more prominent last name for all people (#71808 out of 150436, Top 48%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Maren entered the list in 1940-1949 and reached its highest position of #607 in the U.S. in 2018. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Malia (#254 IN RECENT RANKINGS), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#681), Maree, Maria (#116), Mariam (#548), Marian (#1210), Mariana (#286), Mariann, Marianne, Marie (#576), Mariel, Mariela (#1547), Marilee, Marilyn (#610), Marin (#1382), Marion (#1605), Marita, Marla, Marlo (#1980), Mary (#126), Maryann (#1934), Maryanne, Maryjo, Marylee, Marylin, Maura (#1576), Maureen, Maurine, May (#1645), Mayme, Mayra (#1501) and Muriel are the popular variation forms of Maren (#607) appearing in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Marelle, are seldom used. These forms of Maren were favored during the years 1940-1949 (USAGE OF 6.58%) and are now significantly less conventional (USAGE 0.66%, 90% LESS), with versions like Maurine becoming less stylish. Mary has generally been preferred by parents, though Mara has become popular as well.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maren, Malia, Mame, Mamie, Mara in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maree, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariann, Marianne, Marie, Mariel, Mariela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Marita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maryann, Maryanne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryjo, Marylee, Marylin, Maura, Maureen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurine, May, Mayme, Mayra, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Maren is alike in pronunciation to Mairin, Mareen, Mariane, Marien, Marine, Marinn, Marrin, Maryan, Maryn, Maryon, Maryonn, Merryn, Miran, Mirian, Moreen, Morene, Morine, Morwyn and Myrene. Other recommended sound-alike names are Aren, Bren, Camren, Carden, Caren, Carmen, Darien, Eiren, Faren, Iren, Kareen, Karen, Laren, Larren, Loren, Mabel, Macee, Macon, Mae, Malea, Malena, Marceen, Marcey, Marci, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marg, Marged, Mariet, Marina, Maris, Marjey (see Margaret), Marlen, Marlene, Marlin, Marna, Marne, Marnee, Marney, Marni, Marsey, Mart, Marta, Marth, Marty, Marva, Marve, Maryk, Maryl, Maxeen, Maysen, Morena, Sareen, Taren and Valen. These names tend to be less frequently used than Maren.

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