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Boy Name: Marlon

Name: Marlon
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rlon, mar-lon\
Gender / Sex: boy name boy (Marlon's also a girl name)
Origin: Modern
Sounds Like: Marlond, Marlondo, Merlyn, Merlen
Variant forms: Marlan, Marland, Marlen, Marlin, Marlinn, Marlonn
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 497


Marlon \m(a)-rlon, mar-lon\ as a boy's name (also used as girl's name Marlon), is pronounced MAR-lon. It is of English origin. Possibly (Old French) "little hawk", or a variant of Merlin or Marcellus. Modern use is inspired by actor Marlon Brando.

Marlon has 6 variant forms: Marlan, Marland, Marlen, Marlin, Marlinn and Marlonn.

Baby names that sound like Marlon are Marlond, Marlondo, Merlyn and Merlen.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Marlon.


Marlon is a very popular first name for men (#497 out of 1220) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)

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