[ syll. mar-lyn, ma-rl-yn ] The baby boy name Marlyn is also used, and more frequently so, as a girl name. The origin of Marlyn is the Celtic, Hebrew, Latin, Latin, and Latin languages. Marlyn is a variant of the name Marlon (English and French).
Marlyn is an uncommon baby name for boys. At the modest height of its usage in 1935, 0.009% of baby boys were given the name Marlyn. Its ranking then was #600. The baby name has since experienced a loss in popularity, and is now of irregular use. In 2018, within the group of boy names directly linked to Marlyn, Marlon was the most popular. In the past century Marlyn has predominantly been a girl name. In 1940, Marlyn as a girl name outnumbered its use as a boy name by 3 times.
Baby names that sound like Marlyn include Marlann, Marlen (English), Marlenn, Marlinn, Marlon (English and French), Marlonn, Marlynn, Merlann, Merlenn, Merlin (English, German, and Welsh), Merline, Merlinn, Merlyn (English), Merlynn, Morelan, Morlyn, Myrleen, Myrline, Merlino (Italian), and Merlonn.