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Marlin - Meaning of Marlin

What does Marlin mean?

Meaning of the name MarlinMarcusMarkMarioMarcoMarcosMarcMarcelMarlonMarkusMarcelloMerlinMarianMarianoMarkellMarloMerleMahlonMerlynMarcelino

[ 2 syll. mar-lin, ma-rl-in ] The baby boy name Marlin is sometimes used as a girl name. It is pronounced as MAARLAHN †. Marlin is largely used in the English language, and it is derived from Latin and Celtic origins.

Marlin is an English variant of the name Mark (English, Dutch, Russian, and Scandinavian).

Marlin is also an English variant of the name Marlon (English and French).

Marlin is also an English variant of the name Merlin (English, German, and Welsh).

See also the related category celtic.

Marlin is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked in 1935 with 0.036% of baby boys being given the name Marlin. It ranked at #277 then. The baby name has since steeply fallen in popularity, and is now of very modest use. In 2016, among the group of boy names directly linked to Marlin, Mark was the most commonly used. In the past century Marlin has mostly been a baby boy name.

Baby names that sound like Marlin include Marlan, Marlun, Marlunn, Merlan, Merlen, Merlun, Merlunn, Morlan, Morlon, Merlijn, and Merlon.

† Pronunciation for Marlin: 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)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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