[ 2 syll. mar-lee, ma-rl-ee ] The baby girl name Marlee is also used as a boy name, though it is far more popular for girls. It is pronounced as MAARLiy- †. Marlee has its origins in the Old English and Germanic languages. It is used largely in English. From Old English roots, its meaning is 'pleasant wood'.
Marlee is an English familiar form of the German, Polish, and English Marlene.
Marlee is the feminine equivalent of the English Marley.
Marlee is rather popular as a baby girl name. The name grew in popularity from the 1990s up to the 2000s. Its usage peaked modestly in 2008 with 0.043% of baby girls being named Marlee. It was #369 in rank then. The baby name has experienced a drop in frequency since then. In 2018, it ranked at #482 with a usage of 0.035%, but it was nevertheless the 2nd most popular after Marley, among all girl names in its family. The name was twice as popular as Marlee in 2018. Marlee has primarily been a baby girl name in the last century.
Baby names that sound like Marlee include Marlea, Marley, Marli, Marlie, Marly, Maral, Mariell, Marielle, Marla, Marlo, Maurelle, Mearl, Mearle, Merel, Merelle, Meriel, Merill, Merille, Merlie, and Merrel.
† Pronunciation for Marlee: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"