Marley - Meaning of Marley

What does Marley mean?

[ 2 syll. mar-ley, ma-rl-ey ] The baby girl name Marley is also used as a boy name, though it is more frequently a girl name. It is pronounced as MAARLiy- †. Marley is of Old English and Germanic origin. It is used mainly in English.

Marley is a form of the English Marlee.

Marley is also an English form of the German, Polish, and English Marlene.

See also the related category english.

Marley is popular as a baby girl name. The name grew in popularity from the 1990s up to the 2000s; prior to that, it was of only irregular use. Its usage peaked modestly in 2008 with 0.113% of baby girls being named Marley. It had a ranking of #146 then. The baby name has dropped in popularity since then. In 2018, it ranked at #221 with a usage of 0.076%, but it was nevertheless the most popular among all girl names in its family. Marley was twice as popular as the next ranked name, Marlee, in 2018. Marley has in the last century been mainly given to baby girls. There were 7 times more baby girls than boys who were named Marley in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Marley include Marlea, Marlee, Marli, Marlie, Marly, Maral, Mariell, Marielle, Marla, Marlo, Maurelle, Mearl, Mearle, Merel, Merelle, Meriel, Merill, Merille, Merlie, and Merrel.

† Pronunciation for Marley: 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)"

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