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Girl Name: Marina

Name: Marina
Pronunciation: \m(a)-ri-na\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Meaning: from the sea
Origin: Latin
Sounds Like: Marin, Mariana, Marinn
Variant forms: Mareen, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marine, Marinda, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle, Marinna, Marna, Marne, Marnetta, Marnette, Marni, Marnie, Maryn
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 501
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 42958

Description

Marina \m(a)-ri-na\ as a girl's name is pronounced mah-REE-nah. It is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marina is "from the sea". From "marine". A saint's name. Shakespeare gave the name to Pericles' daughter in his play "Pericles, Prince of Tyre". The name is popular in Russia.

Marina has 17 variant forms: Mareen, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marine, Marinda, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle, Marinna, Marna, Marne, Marnetta, Marnette, Marni, Marnie and Maryn.

Baby names that sound like Marina are Marin, Mariana and Marinn.

View a list of the 2 names that reference Marina.

Popularity

Marina is a very popular first name for women (#501 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#42958 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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