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What does Marliss mean?

Marliss Pronunciation of Marliss as a girls' name means "star of the sea; God is my oath". Marliss is an alternate form of Marlisa (Latin, Hebrew): blend of Mary and Lisa.


ASSOCIATED WITH star, sea, oath


VARIANTS Marlyse, Marlys

ALTERNATIVE FORMS VIA MARLISA Marlisha, Marlissa, Marlyssa



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How popular is Marliss?

Marliss is an uncommonly occurring given name for women. Marliss is also an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Which version is better?

The only prominent related form of Marliss (NOT RANKED) rated in the Top 2000 is Marlys. Other forms, like Marlisha, are uncommon. This relation of Marliss was favored as a baby name during 1930-1939 (#363), but now, Marlys has become somewhat dated. (2018 U.S. SSA RECORDS)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marlys in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marliss and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marliss is pronounced similarly to Marlies, Marlis and Marlise. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arliss, Carlis, Carlisa, Carlise, Carlissa, Corliss, Malissa, Mallissa, Mareisa, Margies (see Margaret), Marialisa, Marilis, Marilisa, Maris, Marisa, Marise, Marissa, Marisse, Marleigh, Marlie, Marlin, Marlina, Marline, Marlinn, Marris, Marrissa and Walliss (see Wallis). These names tend to be more frequently used than Marliss.

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