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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Marine mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Marine

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  • According to a user from France, the name Marine is of Latin origin and means "Marine means "sea" in multiple languages but is originally from latin In France, "Marine" also means the Navy Corp and a variant of blue "Bleu Marine" which means navy blue".
  • A user from Wyoming, United States says the name Marine is of Latin origin and means "Sea".
  • According to a user from South Africa, the name Marine is of English origin and means "Gift of god".
  • According to a user from Armenia, the name Marine is of Armenian origin and means "Sea".

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Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
adjective Ma*rine"
Senses
  1. Of or pertaining to the sea; having to do with the ocean, or with navigation or naval affairs; nautical; as, marine productions or bodies; marine shells; a marine engine.
  2. [Geol] Formed by the action of the currents or waves of the sea; as, marine deposits.

Etymology: L. marinus, fr. mare the sea: cf. F. marin. See Mere a pool

noun Ma*rine"
Senses
  1. A solider serving on shipboard; a sea soldier; one of a body of troops trained to do duty in the navy.
  2. Specifically:A member of the United States Marine Corps, or a similar foreign military force.
  3. The sum of naval affairs; naval economy; the department of navigation and sea forces; the collective shipping of a country; as, the mercantile marine .
  4. A picture representing some marine subject.

Etymology: F. marin a sea solider, marine naval economy, a marine picture, fr. L. marinus. See Marine (a.)

Other Dictionary Sources
  1. A member of the United States Marine Corps
  2. A soldier who serves both on shipboard and on land
  3. Native to or inhabiting the sea ("marine plants and animals such as seaweed and whales")
  4. Relating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
  5. Of or relating to the sea ("marine explorations")
  6. Of or relating to military personnel who serve both on land and at sea (specifically the U.S. Marine Corps) ("marine barracks")
  7. Relating to or involving ships or shipping or navigation or seamen ("marine insurance")
Wiktionary

Marine was also found in the following language(s): French and German

Notable Persons Named Marine

Marine Le Pen is a politician. Marine was given the name Marion Anne Perrine Le Pen on August 5th, 1968 in Neuilly-sur-Seine.

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Marine Vacth is an actor, model (people), actress, and model. She has been prominent since 2011. Marine was born on April 9th, 1991 in Paris.

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Marine Jahan is a dance, actor, dancer, and actress. Marine was born on January 1st, 1959 in Versailles (city).

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She holds the title Miss Saône-et-Loire 2012, Miss Bourgogne 2012, Miss World Europe 2013, Miss France 2013, (winner), Miss World 2013, (1st Runner-up), and Miss France. Marine was born on March 16th, 1993 in Mâcon, Saône-et-Loire, France.

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Marine Delterme is an actress, ex-model, painting, sculpture, model (people), and painter&sculptor. She was most prominent from 1990 to 1990. Marine was born on March 12th, 1970 in Toulouse, France.

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Marine was born on November 23rd, 1994 in Viriat.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marine

Eulalia Pérez de Guillén Mariné was a majordomo and mayordoma. Eulalia was born in 1766 in Loreto, Baja California Sur. She died on June 11th, 1878.

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David Marine was a in the field of pathology. David was born on September 20th, 1888. He passed away on November 6th, 1976.

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Oscar was born in 1951.

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Alexandre Marine is an actor, director, playwright, and theatre director. His career lasted from 1979 to 1979. Alexandre was born on September 30th, 1958 in Krasnoyarsk, Soviet Union. Alexandre is also known as Александр Валентинович Марин, Alexander Marin, Марин, and Александр Валентинович.

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Joseph was born on December 19th, 1905 in Manhattan. He died on January 25th, 1998.

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Jean-Christophe was born on October 5th, 1968.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1900 7 7 0
1902 5 5 0
1906 5 5 0
1909 5 5 0
1911 8 8 0
1912 8 8 0
1914 6 6 0
1915 16 16 0
1916 14 14 0
1917 20 20 0
1918 28 22 6
1919 11 11 0
1920 17 17 0
1921 26 26 0
1922 15 15 0
1923 25 25 0
1924 17 17 0
1925 22 22 0
1926 21 21 0
1927 13 13 0
1928 27 27 0
1929 18 18 0
1930 16 16 0
1931 19 19 0
1932 21 21 0
1933 9 9 0
1934 31 31 0
1935 14 14 0
1936 11 11 0
1937 18 18 0
1938 10 10 0
1939 12 12 0
1940 13 13 0
1942 13 13 0
1943 7 7 0
1944 11 11 0
1945 8 8 0
1946 9 9 0
1947 8 8 0
1948 5 5 0
1949 6 6 0
1950 8 8 0
1951 6 6 0
1952 6 6 0
1953 8 8 0
1954 8 8 0
1955 5 5 0
1959 6 6 0
1962 8 8 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 5 5 0
1967 7 7 0
1969 7 7 0
1971 5 5 0
1976 5 5 0
1977 7 7 0
1978 16 16 0
1980 12 12 0
1981 6 6 0
1982 7 7 0
1983 9 9 0
1984 7 7 0
1986 8 8 0
1987 6 6 0
1989 12 12 0
1990 9 9 0
1991 12 12 0
1992 5 5 0
1993 15 15 0
1994 10 10 0
1995 8 8 0
1996 12 12 0
1997 9 9 0
1998 12 12 0
1999 14 14 0
2000 15 15 0
2001 9 9 0
2002 13 13 0
2003 9 9 0
2004 5 5 0
2005 5 5 0
2009 6 6 0
2010 8 8 0
2011 5 5 0
2012 6 6 0
2014 9 9 0
2015 6 6 0
2016 5 5 0

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Popularity of Marine as a first name

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Popularity of Marine as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marine U.S.
  White 58.62% 64.26%
  African American 14.91% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 2.99% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.76% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.29% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 20.43% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marine

People with the last name Marine are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marine

  • How Popular is the name Marine? Marine is the 10,830th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marine was the 8,907th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marine have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 963 babies born with the first name Marine in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marine to occupy the country of Vatican City with an estimated population of 800 (as of March 1, 2011).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marine? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1900 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Marine first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marine is Wednesday, May 5th, 1880.
  • What year had the most people named Marine born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marine was in 1934 with a total of 31 babies.
  • Random Marine Factoid: According to the 1991 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marine is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 9 babies in California have the same name as you in 1991.
  • Weird things about the name Marine: Your name in reverse order is Eniram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Imenar. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marine? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 3,676 people with the last name Marine.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marine? If you manage to meet 100,000 people in your life, chances are that 1 of them will have Marine as their last name.

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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).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
  • Other Dictionary Sources: WordNet 3.1 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University (License).
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