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What does Marney mean?

Marney Pronunciation of Marney as a name for girls is of Greek and Latin derivation, and Marney means "sparkling, shining; from the sea". Marney is a version of Marmara (Greek): the Sea of Marmara. Marney is also a form of Marni (Latin): pet form of Marina.


ASSOCIATED WITH greek, sparkling (light), sea


VARIANTS Marnya, Marnie, Marnia, Marnee, Marna

RELATED FORMS VIA MARMARA, MARNI Marne, Marnell, Marnina, Marnja



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How popular is Marney?

Marney is an uncommonly occurring first name for women but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#24406 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Prominent alternative forms of Marney (NOT RANKED) are Marna, Marni and Marnie. Other variants, like Marnja, are seldom used. These forms of Marney were at the top of their popularity 48 years ago, but now, the form Marnie has become less in vogue. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marna, Marni, Marnie in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marney is pronounced similarly to Merna, Mirna, Morna, Murna and Myrna. Other recommended sound-alike names are Barbey, Carey, Carley, Carrey, Dabney, Daney, Danney, Darbey (see Darby), Darcey, Darsey, Earley, Fanney, Garnet, Harley, Janey, Janney, Karley, Lainey, Laney, Layney, Maggey, Maisey, Marcee, Marcey, Marcy, Mare, Mareen, Marena, Marge, Marged, Margery, Marget, Margey, Margy, Marian, Mariane, Mariet, Marina, Marine, Marinn, Marinna, Marion, Marje, Marjery, Marjey (see Margaret), Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marrin, Marsee, Marsey, Marte, Mary, Maryan, Maryn, Maryon, Maureen, Maurene, Maurine, Maydey (see Maida), Mazey, Mercey, Mersey, Moreen, Morine, Myrene, Nanney, Rainey, Rayney and Sarrey. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marney.

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