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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Marlyn mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Marlyn

"Marlyn" is a name of English origin, and it means "Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.

Notable Persons Named Marlyn

Marlyn Mason is an actress, producer, screenwriter, actor, and film producer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1960 to present. Marlyn was born on August 7th, 1940 in San Fernando, California.

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Marlyn Glen is an office holder. Marlyn was born on September 30th, 1951 in Dundee.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1913 7 0 7
1914 6 0 6
1915 27 11 16
1916 19 6 13
1917 24 8 16
1918 28 15 13
1919 29 16 13
1920 36 14 22
1921 45 17 28
1922 70 28 42
1923 81 47 34
1924 96 46 50
1925 114 65 49
1926 140 80 60
1927 115 63 52
1928 135 78 57
1929 146 78 68
1930 167 86 81
1931 216 130 86
1932 212 134 78
1933 242 156 86
1934 230 146 84
1935 278 184 94
1936 271 193 78
1937 265 183 82
1938 240 158 82
1939 189 121 68
1940 195 140 55
1941 146 109 37
1942 172 130 42
1943 178 138 40
1944 142 110 32
1945 119 78 41
1946 151 109 42
1947 136 107 29
1948 97 76 21
1949 95 67 28
1950 116 88 28
1951 98 75 23
1952 97 74 23
1953 101 79 22
1954 99 75 24
1955 98 70 28
1956 93 75 18
1957 73 48 25
1958 62 40 22
1959 80 58 22
1960 48 37 11
1961 74 58 16
1962 67 54 13
1963 71 59 12
1964 58 50 8
1965 50 38 12
1966 51 41 10
1967 49 42 7
1968 41 34 7
1969 40 35 5
1970 49 41 8
1971 58 51 7
1972 38 30 8
1973 35 25 10
1974 23 18 5
1975 33 25 8
1976 30 23 7
1977 33 25 8
1978 16 16 0
1979 48 36 12
1980 36 36 0
1981 29 24 5
1982 43 36 7
1983 37 31 6
1984 41 36 5
1985 39 39 0
1986 53 53 0
1987 64 59 5
1988 49 38 11
1989 56 56 0
1990 71 65 6
1991 88 78 10
1992 58 53 5
1993 66 60 6
1994 61 61 0
1995 62 62 0
1996 60 60 0
1997 74 74 0
1998 63 58 5
1999 58 48 10
2000 56 47 9
2001 55 55 0
2002 62 55 7
2003 67 62 5
2004 80 72 8
2005 71 66 5
2006 76 71 5
2007 86 77 9
2008 54 54 0
2009 82 73 9
2010 61 61 0
2011 51 51 0
2012 94 82 12
2013 64 64 0
2014 59 59 0
2015 47 42 5
2016 37 37 0
2017 28 23 5

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Popularity of Marlyn as a first name

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Common last names for Marlyn

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  • Johnson
  • Anderson
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  • Jones
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  • Cole

Fun Facts about the name Marlyn

  • How Popular is the name Marlyn? Marlyn is the 2,685th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Marlyn have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,926 babies born with the first name Marlyn in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marlyn to occupy the country of Saint Barth with an estimated population of 8,902 (as of January 1, 2009).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marlyn? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1913 when it was given as a first name to 7 new born babies.
  • When was Marlyn first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marlyn is Wednesday, June 6th, 1877.
  • What year had the most people named Marlyn born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marlyn was in 1936 with a total of 193 babies.
  • Random Marlyn Factoid: According to the 1980 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marlyn is not a popular baby girl's name in California. Imagine that, only 13 babies in California have the same name as you in 1980.
  • Weird things about the name Marlyn: Your name in reverse order is Nylram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Nraylm. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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