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in the U.S.
since 1880


Gender: Boy. Ranked #1366 most popular

What does the name "Marlon" mean?

Marlon (American): Little warlike one

The name "Marlon" is of American origin and it means "Little warlike one". It's a name commonly given to boys.

M is for melody, the song of life.

A is for absolute, for you know your mind.

R is for realist, the way you are.

L is for listen, one of your best traits.

O is for old fashioned, you cherish the past.

N is for noble, your regal bearing.

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

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


Want to know about the populiarty of Marlon? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 28,610 babies born with the name Marlon in the United States. That's more than enough Marlons to occupy the territory of Aland Islands (Finland) with an estimated population of 28,355 (as of December 31, 2011). The name first appeared in the year 1914 when it was given to 5 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Marlon" was in 1972 with a total of 1,028 babies. (That's a lot of baby Marlons)

According to the 1976 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marlon" is not a popular baby boy's name in New York. Imagine that, only 39 babies in New York have the same name as you in 1976. Across the entire United States a total of only 758 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.

Where is the name Marlon popular?

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

Celebrities named Marlon

Marlon Brando

Marlon Brando is an actor, film director, and activist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1945 to 2001. Marlon was born in 1924 as Marlon Brando, Jr. in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.


Marlon Wayans

Marlon Wayans is an actor, producer, comedian, screenwriter, and director with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Marlon was born in 1972 as Marlon Lamont Wayans in New York City, New York, U.S.


Marlon Byrd

Marlon Byrd is a MLB player. Marlon was born in 1977 in Boynton Beach, Florida.


Marlon Anderson

Marlon Anderson is a MLB player. Marlon was born in 1974.


Past life for Marlon born Sep 24, 2007

I do not know how you feel about it, but you were a female in your last earthly incarnation. You were born somewhere around the territory of Yugoslavia approximately on 700. Your profession was dramatist, director, musician, and bard.

You were sane, practical person, materialist with no spiritual consciousness. Your simple wisdom helped the weak and the poor. Your lesson - to conquer jealousy and anger in yourself and then in those, who will select you as their guide. You should understand that these weaknesses are caused by fear and self-regret.

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