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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 activities, for you have many.

R is for radiant, it's your personality!

L is for laughter, you spread wherever you go.

O is for ornate, nothing plain here!

N is for natural, the genuine side of you.

Your name in reverse order is "Nolram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Mloran". 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.

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 2011 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Marlon" is not a popular baby boy's name in Texas. Imagine that, only 30 babies in Texas have the same name as you in 2011. Across the entire United States a total of only 367 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 south? 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 Dec 11, 1944

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 Saudi Arabia approximately on 1850. Your profession was digger and undertaker.

You were a revolutionary type. You inspired changes in any sphere - politics, business, religion, housekeeping. You could have been a leader. You are bound to solve problems regarding pollution of environment, recycling, misuse of raw materials, elimination of radioactivity by all means including psychological methods.

Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.