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Marlene

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11k Marlena (German)

How popular is the baby name Marlene in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1904 5 5 0
1906 6 6 0
1909 7 7 0
1910 10 10 0
1911 11 11 0
1912 8 8 0
1913 22 22 0
1914 21 21 0
1915 33 33 0
1916 25 25 0
1917 40 40 0
1918 47 47 0
1919 47 47 0
1920 56 56 0
1921 43 43 0
1922 59 59 0
1923 114 114 0
1924 73 73 0
1925 58 58 0
1926 63 63 0
1927 80 80 0
1928 99 99 0
1929 129 129 0
1930 306 306 0
1931 2,599 2,587 12 #95 girl name
1932 3,226 3,219 7 #78 girl name
1933 4,059 4,044 15 #50 girl name
1934 3,772 3,755 17 #57 girl name
1935 4,840 4,828 12 #39 girl name
1936 5,354 5,332 22 #39 girl name
1937 5,052 5,036 16 #40 girl name
1938 4,492 4,473 19 #51 girl name
1939 3,789 3,774 15 #64 girl name
1940 3,134 3,117 17 #80 girl name
1941 3,088 3,068 20 #83 girl name
1942 3,259 3,251 8 #84 girl name
1943 2,866 2,858 8
1944 2,571 2,566 5
1945 2,539 2,526 13
1946 2,818 2,818 0
1947 2,989 2,989 0
1948 3,058 3,053 5
1949 3,045 3,045 0
1950 3,135 3,130 5
1951 3,011 3,004 7
1952 3,133 3,133 0
1953 2,761 2,761 0
1954 2,657 2,652 5
1955 2,574 2,568 6
1956 2,132 2,125 7
1957 2,128 2,128 0
1958 1,962 1,962 0
1959 1,783 1,783 0
1960 1,652 1,646 6
1961 1,645 1,637 8
1962 1,562 1,556 6
1963 1,563 1,556 7
1964 1,293 1,286 7
1965 1,212 1,212 0
1966 1,141 1,141 0
1967 1,025 1,025 0
1968 1,004 1,004 0
1969 889 889 0
1970 867 861 6
1971 740 735 5
1972 654 654 0
1973 534 529 5
1974 547 547 0
1975 493 493 0
1976 492 492 0
1977 492 492 0
1978 456 456 0
1979 466 466 0
1980 440 440 0
1981 448 448 0
1982 487 481 6
1983 464 458 6
1984 437 437 0
1985 446 446 0
1986 483 478 5
1987 497 492 5
1988 489 489 0
1989 609 601 8
1990 679 670 9
1991 759 749 10
1992 722 716 6
1993 618 612 6
1994 568 561 7
1995 577 577 0
1996 518 518 0
1997 448 448 0
1998 428 428 0
1999 432 432 0
2000 518 518 0
2001 487 487 0
2002 509 509 0
2003 558 558 0
2004 605 605 0
2005 537 537 0
2006 591 591 0
2007 590 590 0
2008 491 491 0
2009 391 391 0
2010 291 291 0
2011 297 297 0
2012 255 255 0
2013 225 225 0
2014 210 210 0
2015 214 214 0

Want to know about the popularity of the Marlene baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 129,233 babies born with the name Marlene in the United States. That's more than enough Marlenes to occupy the country of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines with an estimated population of 109,000 (as of July 1, 2012). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1904 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marlene" was in 1936 with a total of 5,332 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marlenes)

According to the 1934 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marlene" ranks #17 in popularity as a baby girl's name in North Dakota. Imagine that, 80 babies in North Dakota have the same name as you in 1934. Across the entire United States a total of 3,772 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

Have you been wondering what does the name "Marlene" mean? The list below shows the origins of Marlene as well as things modernly associated with the name Marlene such as celebrities named Marlene.

Origin and Meaning of Marlene

The name "Marlene" is of German origin, and it means "Combination of Mary and Magdalene". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Marlene Dietrich

Marlene Dietrich is an actress/singer with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1919 to 1984. Marlene was born in 1901 as Marie Magdalene Dietrich in Schoneberg, Province of Brandenburg, German Empire.

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Marlene Favela

Marlene Favela is an actress and model with the most prominent portion of her career being from 1999 to present. Marlene was born in 1977 as Silvia Marlene Favela Meraz in Santiago Papasquiaro, Durango, Mexico.

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Marlène de Wouters

Marlène was born in 1963.

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Marlene Weingärtner

Marlene Weingärtner is a tennis biography. Marlene was born in 1980 in Heidelberg, West Germany.

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Other Inspirations for the Name Marlene

Marlene Jobert
Marlene Knaus
Marlene Laruelle
Marlene Lawston
Marlene King
Marlene Mckinnon
Marlene Sanders
Marlene Willis

Alternative Meanings

M is for mighty, your inner strength.

A is for altruism, the unselfish you.

R is for righteous, you know when you're right.

L is for luster, your shine.

E is for endear, all those you touch.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

E is for enrich, a quality you share.

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

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Past life for Marlene born Dec 31, 1928

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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 Northern Japan approximately on 1025. Your profession was teacher, mathematician, and geologist.

You were always involved with all new things. You have always loved changes, especially in art, music, cooking. Your lesson - to learn discretion and reason and then teach others to do that. Your life will be happier, when you help those who lack reasoning.

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