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Marlyn - Meaning of Marlyn

What does Marlyn mean?

[ syll. mar-lyn, ma-rl-yn ] The baby girl name Marlyn is also used, though less commonly, as a boy name. It is pronounced MAARLAYN †. Marlyn has its origins in the Germanic language and it is used largely in English.

Marlyn is a contracted form of the English Marilyn.

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

Marlyn is rare as a baby girl name. At the peak of its usage in 1936, 0.018% of baby girls were named Marlyn. It had a ranking of #464 then. The baby name has dropped out of favor since then, and is used only on a very modest scale now. In 2018, out of the family of girl names directly related to Marlyn, Marilyn was the most frequently used. Marlyn has mainly been a baby girl name in the last century. There were 3 times more baby girls than boys who were named Marlyn in 1940.

Baby names that sound like Marlyn include Marlein, Marleine, Marlyne, Marlynne, Marelyn, Marlayne, Marleen, Marleene, Marlen, Marlene, Marlenne, Maryln, Merelan, Merelyn, Merlene, Merline, Merlyn, Merrelyn, Myrleen, and Myrline.

† approx pronunciation for Marlyn: 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)" ; AY as in "side (S.AY.D)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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