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29k
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since 1880

Marlon

  • Gender: Boy
  • Origin: American
  • Meaning: Little warlike one
  • #1366 All Time
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YearTotal Babies BornGirls BornBoys Born
1914505
1915909
1916808
191711011
1919909
192023023
192113013
192210010
192324915
192423023
192521021
192616016
192721021
192825025
192928028
193027522
193125025
193223023
193331526
193421021
193531031
193627027
193725025
193820020
193925025
194019019
194140040
194240040
194330030
194422022
194537730
194629029
194730030
194827027
194936036
195053053
195168068
195298098
195384084
19542137206
19554548446
195637310363
195730510295
19583526346
19592746268
19603005295
19613040304
19622955290
19633577350
19642670267
19652666260
19662590259
19673199310
196824913236
19692310231
19704679458
197177812766
19721,03791,028
197392320903
197477214758
197565111640
197675814744
19776599650
197854210532
197960313590
19805446538
19814389429
19824615456
19834020402
19844827475
19855189509
19864109401
19874150415
19884958487
19894197412
19904778469
19914810481
19924586452
19934415436
19944450445
19954496443
19964650465
19974845479
19984420442
19994370437
20004586452
20014540454
20024470447
20034610461
20044600460
20054780478
20065070507
20074670467
20084550455
20093800380
20104110411
20113670367
20123390339
20133270327
20143140314

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 1972 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marlon" ranks #99 in popularity as a baby boy's name in Mississippi. Imagine that, 45 babies in Mississippi have the same name as you in 1972. Across the entire United States a total of 1,037 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 "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 mirth, your laughter.

A is for accomplished, in all that you do.

R is for reasonable, your understanding way.

L is for luster, your shine.

O is for outlook, pleasing to all.

N is for nice, need I say more?

Your name in reverse order is "Nolram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Nmraol". 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 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 his career being from 1945 to 2001. Marlon was born in 1924 as Marlon Brando, Jr. in Omaha, Nebraska, United States.

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Marlon Wayans

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

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Marlon Byrd

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

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Marlon Anderson

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

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Past life for Marlon born Jun 15, 1957

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 Southern Africa approximately on 1825. Your profession was medicine man, surgeon, and herbalist.

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 Marlon

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