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820
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Meaning and Origin

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  1. A fancy dock for small yachts and cabin cruisers
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Name of an early virgin martyr venerated in the Orthodox Church, Latin Marina, probably a feminine form of Marinus, from marinus (“of the sea”), or a variant of Maria.

  1. A female given name.

Marina was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Estonian, Finnish, French, German, Latvian, Portuguese, Serbo-Croatian, Spanish, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Marina

Sasha was given the name Marina Ann Hantzis on March 14th, 1988 in North Highlands, California, U.S.

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Marina Abramović is an artist in the fields of performance art and body art. Marina was born on November 30th, 1946 in Belgrade.

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Marina Sirtis is an actor and actress. She has been prominent since 1977. Marina was born on March 29th, 1955 in London, England.

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Marina and The Diamonds is an indie pop, new wave music, synthpop, and electropop musician. She was most active from 2005 to present. Marina was given the name Marina Lambrini Diamandis on October 10th, 1985 in Brynmawr, Blaenau Gwent, Wales. Marina is also known as Diamandis and Marina Lambrini.

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Marina was born in 1964.

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Marina Oswald Porter is a pharmacist. Marina was given the name Marina Nikolayevna Prusakova on July 17th, 1941 in Severodvinsk.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marina

Princess Marina was royalty. She holds the title Duchess of Kent. Princess was born as the child of Prince Nicholas of Greece, Denmark, and Grand Duchess Elena Vladimirovna of Russia on December 13th, 1906 in Athens. She breathed her last breath on August 27th, 1968.

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Anya Marina is an indie rock, indie pop, and alternative rock musician, songwriter, and disc jockey. Her most notable accomplishments were from 2004 to present. Anya was given the name Anya Marina Kroth on September 23rd, 1976. Anya is also known as Kroth and Anya Marina.

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Marina is a pop music singing and songwriter. She has been prominent since 2010. Marina was born on February 7th, 1987 in Miyazaki, Japan.

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Saint was born in 119. She breathed her last breath in 139.

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Roberto Marina is a soccer player for the Atlético Madrid B, Atlético Madrid, RCD Mallorca, CD Toledo, Spain national under-19 football team, Spain national under-20 football team, and Spain national under-21 football team. Roberto was born on August 28th, 1961 in Villanueva de la Serena, Spain.

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Tat was born in 1983 in Cambodia.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1886 6 6 0
1889 5 5 0
1891 8 8 0
1894 8 8 0
1896 9 9 0
1897 5 5 0
1898 6 6 0
1899 6 6 0
1900 11 11 0
1901 5 5 0
1902 8 8 0
1903 11 11 0
1904 5 5 0
1905 6 6 0
1906 10 10 0
1907 6 6 0
1908 10 10 0
1909 6 6 0
1910 14 14 0
1911 5 5 0
1912 26 26 0
1913 18 18 0
1914 18 18 0
1915 41 41 0
1916 45 45 0
1917 48 48 0
1918 36 36 0
1919 61 61 0
1920 58 58 0
1921 57 57 0
1922 49 49 0
1923 57 57 0
1924 66 66 0
1925 54 54 0
1926 68 68 0
1927 58 58 0
1928 63 63 0
1929 53 53 0
1930 39 39 0
1931 34 34 0
1932 37 37 0
1933 48 48 0
1934 65 65 0
1935 90 90 0
1936 61 61 0
1937 61 61 0
1938 83 83 0
1939 60 60 0
1940 81 81 0
1941 64 64 0
1942 73 73 0
1943 91 91 0
1944 93 93 0
1945 101 101 0
1946 117 117 0
1947 105 105 0
1948 135 135 0
1949 128 128 0
1950 127 127 0
1951 123 123 0
1952 141 141 0
1953 153 153 0
1954 249 249 0
1955 212 212 0
1956 206 206 0
1957 233 233 0
1958 213 213 0
1959 248 248 0
1960 340 340 0
1961 263 263 0
1962 291 291 0
1963 302 302 0
1964 361 361 0
1965 374 374 0
1966 342 342 0
1967 322 322 0
1968 320 320 0
1969 281 281 0
1970 293 293 0
1971 261 261 0
1972 239 239 0
1973 244 244 0
1974 253 253 0
1975 317 317 0
1976 285 285 0
1977 324 324 0
1978 289 289 0
1979 320 320 0
1980 333 333 0
1981 353 353 0
1982 402 402 0
1983 391 385 6
1984 422 417 5
1985 400 393 7
1986 390 383 7
1987 444 444 0
1988 448 448 0
1989 606 600 6
1990 856 851 5
1991 786 786 0
1992 1,016 1,007 9
1993 1,196 1,190 6
1994 1,307 1,307 0
1995 1,102 1,102 0
1996 1,073 1,073 0
1997 980 980 0
1998 938 938 0
1999 934 934 0
2000 884 884 0
2001 913 913 0
2002 768 768 0
2003 752 752 0
2004 886 886 0
2005 759 759 0
2006 781 781 0
2007 698 698 0
2008 577 577 0
2009 494 494 0
2010 463 463 0
2011 471 471 0
2012 440 440 0
2013 470 470 0
2014 432 432 0
2015 434 434 0
2016 428 428 0
2017 400 400 0

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Popularity of Marina as a first name

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Popularity of Marina as a last name

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Common last names for Marina

  • Rodriguez
  • Martinez
  • Gonzalez
  • Garcia
  • Lopez
  • Hernandez
  • Fernandez
  • Perez
  • Torres
  • Rivera
  • Diaz
  • Reyes
  • Mendez
  • Ramos
  • Romero
  • Ruiz

Common first names for Marina

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marina U.S.
  White 45.49% 64.26%
  African American 9.76% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.07% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.00% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 0.00% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 40.85% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marina

People with the last name Marina are most frequently White or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marina

  • How Popular is the name Marina? Marina is the 1,237th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marina was the 28,967th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marina have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 35,945 babies born with the first name Marina in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marina to occupy the country of Monaco with an estimated population of 35,881 (as of July 1, 2010).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marina? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1886 when it was given as a first name to 6 new born babies.
  • When was Marina first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marina is Wednesday, February 25th, 1874.
  • What year had the most people named Marina born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marina was in 1994 with a total of 1,307 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marina!
  • Random Marina Factoid: According to the 1996 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marina ranks 100th in popularity as a baby girl's name in New Mexico. Imagine that, 24 babies in New Mexico have the same name as you in 1996.
  • Weird things about the name Marina: Your name in reverse order is Aniram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Amirna. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marina? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 820 people with the last name Marina.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marina? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marina as their last name since less than 1 person in 357k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
  • Wiktionary: Titles and License.
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