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Merlene - Meaning of Merlene

What does Merlene mean?

[ syll. mer-le-ne, me-rl-ene ] The baby girl name Merlene is pronounced as M-ERLiyN- †. Merlene is mainly used in English and it is of Germanic origin. Merlene is a variant form of the German, Polish, and English name Marlene.

Merlene is an uncommon baby girl name. At the height of its usage in 1940, 0.008% of baby girls were named Merlene. It was #724 in rank then. The baby name has seen a fall in frequency since then, and is today used on a very modest scale. Within all girl names in its family, Merlene was nevertheless the most popular in 2018.

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

† approx pronunciation for Merlene: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; ER as in "hurt (HH.ER.T)" ; L as in "lay (L.EY)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"


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