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What does Marland mean?

Marland Pronunciation of Marland as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Marland is "land near the lake". Also possibly "famous land" and the root of the name Marlon.


ASSOCIATED WITH old english, lake (river), famous


VARIANTS Marlin, Marlon, Marlond, Marlondo

OTHER FORMS VIA MARLON Marlan, Marlen, Marlinn, Marlonn



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How popular is Marland?

Marland is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#40552 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marland was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its peak position of #1313 in the U.S. in the 1930s, but is not ranked currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Marlan, Marlen, Marlin (#1807 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) and Marlon (#851) are the prominent variation forms of Marland. Other variants, like Marlonn, are seldom used. Usage of these forms of Marland was more pronounced in the 1970s (ADOPTION OF 0.05%) and has become significantly lower since (ADOPTION 0.02%, 65%), with the version Marlin becoming less trendy.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marland, Marlan, Marlen, Marlin, Marlon in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marland is alike in pronunciation to Moorland, Moreland and Morland. Other recommended sound-alike names are Arland, Derland, Durland, Earland, Erland, Farand, Farrand, Garlan, Garland, Garlend, Garlind, Harlan, Harland, Karlan, Maitland, Mariano, Mariland (see Maryland), Marilland (see Maryland), Marriland (see Maryland), Marryland (see Maryland), Maryland, Maytland (see Maitland), Merlen, Merlin, Merlinn (see Merlin), Merlyn, Merlynn, Orland and Wayland. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marland.

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