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Girl Name: Marlin

Name: Marlin
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rlin, mar-lin\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Marlin's also a boy name)
Origin: Spanish
Related Names: Marlene
Sounds Like: Marline, Marylin, Marilin, Maralin, Marlina, Marlon
Variant forms: Marlen, Marlenn, Marrlen, Marlinn, Marlyn, Marrlin
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 3788
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 5577

Description

Marlin \m(a)-rlin, mar-lin\ as a girl's name (also used as boy's name Marlin). Blend of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea" and Lynn (Spanish) "pretty".

Marlin has 6 variant forms: Marlen, Marlenn, Marrlen, Marlinn, Marlyn and Marrlin.

For more information, see also the related name Marlene.

Baby names that sound like Marlin are Marline, Marylin, Marilin, Maralin, Marlina and Marlon.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Marlin.

Popularity

Marlin is a somewhat popular first name for women (#3788 out of 4276) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#5577 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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