[ 3 syll. mar-le-na, ma-rl-ena ] The baby girl name Marlena is pronounced MaaR-LIYN-ah (English) or MaaR-LEH-Naa (Polish) †. Marlena is of Hebrew and Germanic origin, and it is used mainly in English and German.
Marlena is a variant of Magdalena in the English language.
Marlena is also a variant of Marlene (German, Polish, and English) in the English and German languages.
Marlena is rare as a baby name for girls. At the modest peak of its usage in 1978, 0.029% of baby girls were named Marlena. Its ranking then was #429. The baby name has since suffered a marked decline in popularity, and is of only irregular use today. Out of all girl names in its group, Marlena was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.
Baby names that sound like Marlena include Marleina, Marlina, MaraLyn, Maralin, Marilin, Mariline, Marillin, Marilynn, Marlaina, Marlana, Marlayna, Marleni, Marlenie, Marline, Marrilin, Marylene, Marylin, Maryline, Marylinn, and Marylyn.
† Pronunciation for Marlena: 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)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)"