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Marlin

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1884 6 0 6
1891 6 0 6
1893 9 0 9
1897 7 0 7
1898 8 0 8
1899 6 0 6
1900 11 0 11
1901 11 0 11
1902 15 0 15
1903 7 0 7
1904 16 0 16
1905 9 0 9
1906 12 0 12
1907 9 0 9
1908 19 0 19
1909 15 0 15
1910 14 0 14
1911 35 0 35
1912 74 0 74
1913 79 0 79
1914 97 0 97
1915 134 6 128
1916 155 0 155
1917 164 0 164
1918 182 0 182
1919 188 5 183
1920 172 0 172
1921 210 0 210
1922 219 0 219
1923 196 0 196
1924 242 5 237
1925 242 0 242
1926 244 8 236
1927 258 7 251
1928 291 11 280
1929 266 0 266
1930 312 0 312
1931 310 9 301
1932 363 12 351
1933 349 10 339
1934 329 5 324
1935 399 14 385
1936 348 11 337
1937 361 16 345
1938 354 12 342
1939 379 10 369
1940 328 13 315
1941 363 18 345
1942 318 17 301
1943 344 12 332
1944 230 11 219
1945 287 7 280
1946 336 11 325
1947 332 16 316
1948 311 14 297
1949 294 11 283
1950 297 8 289
1951 282 15 267
1952 314 8 306
1953 297 5 292
1954 353 13 340
1955 301 10 291
1956 299 11 288
1957 292 15 277
1958 299 13 286
1959 249 9 240
1960 247 14 233
1961 254 10 244
1962 242 19 223
1963 226 14 212
1964 236 9 227
1965 235 15 220
1966 234 13 221
1967 181 7 174
1968 203 22 181
1969 173 12 161
1970 193 11 182
1971 262 13 249
1972 250 12 238
1973 209 10 199
1974 238 12 226
1975 163 7 156
1976 176 10 166
1977 162 7 155
1978 153 12 141
1979 136 9 127
1980 128 8 120
1981 138 17 121
1982 135 15 120
1983 141 17 124
1984 120 12 108
1985 117 11 106
1986 104 18 86
1987 120 20 100
1988 145 20 125
1989 144 28 116
1990 144 27 117
1991 156 42 114
1992 134 26 108
1993 143 24 119
1994 141 29 112
1995 135 21 114
1996 123 23 100
1997 143 27 116
1998 129 32 97
1999 118 23 95
2000 114 27 87
2001 132 36 96
2002 117 37 80
2003 122 29 93
2004 122 38 84
2005 131 31 100
2006 136 40 96
2007 128 34 94
2008 119 41 78
2009 89 23 66
2010 94 26 68
2011 111 31 80
2012 118 32 86
2013 94 24 70
2014 91 11 80
2015 96 17 79

Want to know about the popularity of the Marlin baby name? From 1880 to 2015, the Social Security Administration has recorded 21,903 babies born with the name Marlin in the United States. That's more than enough Marlins to occupy the territory of Caribbean Netherlands (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 21,133 (as of January 1, 2011). The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1884 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marlin" was in 1935 with a total of 385 babies.

According to the 1932 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marlin" ranks #95 in popularity as a baby boy's name in South Dakota. Imagine that, 15 babies in South Dakota have the same name as you in 1932. Across the entire United States a total of 363 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

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Meaning, Origin, Inspirations, and Associations

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

Origin and Meaning of Marlin

The name "Marlin" is of American origin, and it means "Combination of Maria and Magdalene". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Other Inspirations for the Name Marlin

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Marlin Stutzman
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Marlin Rifles
Marlin Fish

Alternative Meanings

M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.

A is for admirable, you certainly are!

R is for rely, everyone's trustworthy friend.

L is for life, that you live so well.

I is for intense, your zest of living.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

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

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Past life for Marlin born Mar 30, 1956

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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 Tibet approximately on 1825. Your profession was artist, magician, and fortune teller.

Psychologically, you had a Bohemian personality - mysterious, highly gifted, capable of understanding ancient books. Magical abilities, could be a servant of dark forces. The timid, lonely and self-confident people are everywhere, and your problem - to overcome these tendencies in yourself and then to help other people.

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