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What does Marleen mean?

Marleen Pronunciation of Marleen as a name for girls is of Hebrew derivation, and the meaning of the name Marleen is "woman from Magdala; star of the sea; from Magdala". Marleen is a variant form of Madeline (Hebrew): variation of Madeleine. Marleen is also a variation of Marlene (German, Latin, Greek).




VARIANTS Marlynne, Marlyne, Marlyn, Marline, Marlin, Marlen, Marleene, Marlayne, Marlane

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MADELINE, MARLENE Madlen, Madlin, Madlyn, Malena, Marla, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marlea, Marleah, Marlee, Marleena, Marleina, Marlena, Marleni, Marley, Marlie, Marlina



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How popular is Marleen?

Marleen is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2415 out of 4276, Top 56%) but a rare surname for all people. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marleen entered the list in 1930-1939 and reached its top position of #891 in the U.S. during the years 1940-1949, but is not ranked currently. (2018 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent related forms of Marleen rated in the Top 2000 are Madeline (#100 LAST YEAR), Madlyn, Malena, Marla, Marlana, Marlane, Marlee (#482), Marlen, Marlena, Marlene (#1383), Marley (#221), Marlie (#1494), Marline and Marlyn. Other variants, like Marleena, are seldom used. These forms of Marleen were at the top of their popularity 10 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.49%) and are somewhat less widespread today (ADOPTION 0.31%, DOWN 36.6%), with versions like Marlena becoming less stylish. Marlee and Marley are two of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns here.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marleen, Madeline, Madlyn, Malena, Marla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlana, Marlane, Marlee, Marlen, Marlena in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlene, Marley, Marlie, Marline, Marlyn in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marleen is pronounced similarly to Marlenn, Marlenne, Marlinn, Marlon, Marlynn, Marrlen, Marrlin, Merlyn, Myrleen and Myrlene. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arleen, Caileen, Caleen, Caraleen (see Caroline), Careen, Carlee, Carleen, Carlein, Carlen, Carllen, Carreen, Catleen, Cayleen, Charleen, Darleen, Darleena, Earleen, Faeleen, Harlee, Jaeleen, Jakleen, Jasleen, Kaileen, Kaleen, Karaleen, Kareen, Karlee, Karlein (see Caroline), Karlen, Katleen, Kayleen, Maralyn, Marcee, Marceen, Maree, Marelyn, Maren, Margeen, Marielena, Marien, Marilee, Marilena, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilyn, Marilynn, Markee, Marlele, Marnee, Marsee, Marteena, Marylee, Marylin, Marylyn, Marylynn, Maureen, Maxeen, Pauleen, Pearleen, Raeleen, Rayleen, Sareen, Sharleen, Taleen and Zareen. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marleen.

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