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369k
in the U.S.
since 1880

Marilyn

  • Gender: Girl
  • Origin: American
  • #180 All Time
Girls
Boys

How popular is the name "Marilyn" in the U.S.?



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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys BornRanking
1899550
190012120
1901660
190311110
1904660
190510100
190624240
190717170
190825250
190921210
191018180
191131310
191256560
191358580
191475750
19151101100
19161461460
19171641640
19182452450
19194044040
19205225220
19216966960
19221,7021,6975
19232,2882,2880
19242,8652,8605
19253,4173,4170#83 girl name
19264,3834,37310#65 girl name
19275,5755,55421#46 girl name
19286,0886,06820#38 girl name
19296,7596,72732#33 girl name
19309,3149,28529#22 girl name
19319,6949,66331#19 girl name
193210,60510,56738#16 girl name
19339,1489,12424#16 girl name
19349,4209,38238#17 girl name
193510,44910,41633#14 girl name
193611,10411,06638#13 girl name
19379,7819,73645#13 girl name
19389,7819,74536#19 girl name
19399,5709,53832#19 girl name
19408,7418,70041#25 girl name
19418,5848,55232#30 girl name
19429,9369,90432#27 girl name
194310,17410,14430#27 girl name
19449,7599,73722#27 girl name
19459,5529,53517#27 girl name
194610,73110,71021#29 girl name
194711,90211,87824#29 girl name
19489,9519,93516#33 girl name
19499,8829,86814#33 girl name
19509,2969,28115#37 girl name
19519,1649,14420#41 girl name
19529,8139,80211#38 girl name
195310,76110,73823#36 girl name
195410,83010,81416#35 girl name
19558,4248,40519#49 girl name
19566,9556,93025#70 girl name
19575,7475,7389#82 girl name
19584,9604,94515#96 girl name
19594,3624,34814
19604,0784,0699
19613,8113,79516
19623,6203,60713
19633,3283,31612
19642,8012,7947
19652,5012,48813
19662,0021,9966
19671,9711,96011
19681,5831,5767
19691,4061,3979
19701,2611,2556
19711,2221,2157
197287086010
197378577312
19747307246
19756586526
19766486480
19776106100
19786416356
19795675589
19805805800
19815795790
19825835830
19836126120
19845165088
19855275216
19864934885
19875325320
19885515465
19896366288
19905825820
19915845840
19926806800
19936045995
19945525520
19955795745
19966126120
19975725666
19985175170
19994804800
20005205200
20015525520
20025065060
20035145140
20044964960
20055115110
20065975970
20075985980
20085435430
20095195190
20105335330
20115325320
20127417410
20138348340
20147917910

Want to know about the populiarty of Marilyn? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 369,380 babies born with the name Marilyn in the United States. That's more than enough Marilyns to occupy the country of Bahamas with an estimated population of 353,658 (as of May 3, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1899 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marilyn" was in 1947 with a total of 11,878 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marilyns)

According to the 1937 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marilyn" ranks #14 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Wisconsin. Imagine that, 334 babies in Wisconsin have the same name as you in 1937. Across the entire United States a total of 9,781 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

What does the name "Marilyn" mean?

Marilyn (American): Combination of Mary and Lynn

The name "Marilyn" is of American origin and it means "Combination of Mary and Lynn". It's a name commonly given to girls. There is 1 other name that is similar to this one.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for amenable, for your easy going nature.

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

I is for impress, for impress you will.

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nyliram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Miarynl". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

Where is the name Marilyn popular?



The map shows the relative popularity of the name Marilyn in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the west? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Marilyn

Marilyn Monroe

Marilyn Monroe is an actress, model, singer, and film producer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1945 to 1962. Marilyn was born in 1926 as Norma Jeane Mortenson in Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Marilyn Manson

Marilyn Manson is a singer-songwriter, musician, poet, and actor specializing in industrial metal, industrial rock, alternative metal, and shock rock music with the most prominent portion of his career being from 1989 to present. Marilyn was born in 1969 as Brian Hugh Warner in Canton, Ohio, U.S.

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Kim Novak

Kim Novak is an actress and artist with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1 to present. Kim was born in 1933 as Marilyn Pauline Novak in Chicago, Illinois, USA.

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Marilyn McCoo

Marilyn McCoo is a singer, actress, and presenter specializing in R&B, adult contemporary, and pop music with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1966 to present. Marilyn was born in 1943.

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Marilyn Maxwell

Marilyn was born in 1921 as Marvel Marilyn Maxwell in Clarinda, Iowa, U.S.

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Mara Corday

Mara Corday is a playboy playmate . Mara was born in 1930 as Marilyn Joan Watts in Santa Monica, California, U.S.

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Past life for Marilyn born Nov 13, 1965

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a male in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Egypt approximately on 775. Your profession was writer, dramatist, and organizer of rituals.

As a ruthless character, you carefully weighed your decisions in critical situations, with excellent self-control and strong will. Generally liked, but not always loved. Your lesson - to combat violence and disharmony in our world, to understand its roots and origins. All global problems have similar origins.

Name poster for Marilyn

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