Marlys

First Name
9k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in the U.S.
in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marlys

"Marlys" is a name of English origin, and it means "Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala". It's a name commonly given to girls.

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Marlys was born in 1938.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1910 5 5 0
1912 5 5 0
1913 11 11 0
1914 13 13 0
1915 24 24 0
1916 16 16 0
1917 27 27 0
1918 27 27 0
1919 43 43 0
1920 48 48 0
1921 66 66 0
1922 52 52 0
1923 81 81 0
1924 84 84 0
1925 113 113 0
1926 123 123 0
1927 158 158 0
1928 160 160 0
1929 170 170 0
1930 211 211 0
1931 276 276 0
1932 241 241 0
1933 312 312 0
1934 343 343 0
1935 351 351 0
1936 366 366 0
1937 369 369 0
1938 365 360 5
1939 343 343 0
1940 295 295 0
1941 282 282 0
1942 263 263 0
1943 285 285 0
1944 227 227 0
1945 234 234 0
1946 243 243 0
1947 227 227 0
1948 194 194 0
1949 179 179 0
1950 181 181 0
1951 190 190 0
1952 160 160 0
1953 178 178 0
1954 150 150 0
1955 113 113 0
1956 121 121 0
1957 107 107 0
1958 98 98 0
1959 93 93 0
1960 79 79 0
1961 75 75 0
1962 67 67 0
1963 52 52 0
1964 62 62 0
1965 25 25 0
1966 30 30 0
1967 29 29 0
1968 21 21 0
1969 23 23 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 15 15 0
1972 18 18 0
1973 8 8 0
1974 8 8 0
1975 10 10 0
1976 10 10 0
1977 10 10 0
1978 11 11 0
1979 8 8 0
1981 11 11 0
1982 6 6 0
1983 8 8 0
1985 5 5 0
1986 5 5 0
1987 8 8 0
1988 6 6 0
1990 5 5 0
1991 9 9 0
1993 5 5 0
1994 5 5 0
1995 5 5 0
1996 5 5 0
2001 5 5 0
2003 6 6 0
2004 6 6 0
2006 6 6 0
2008 7 7 0
2012 6 6 0
2015 5 5 0
2016 11 11 0

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Popularity of Marlys as a first name

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Common last names for Marlys

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Fun Facts about the name Marlys

  • How Popular is the name Marlys? Marlys is the 2,635th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Marlys have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 8,942 babies born with the first name Marlys in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marlys 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 Marlys? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1910 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Marlys first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marlys is Wednesday, April 6th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Marlys born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marlys was in 1937 with a total of 369 babies.
  • Random Marlys Factoid: According to the 1939 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marlys ranks 36th in popularity as a baby girl's name in Minnesota. Imagine that, 156 babies in Minnesota have the same name as you in 1939.
  • Weird things about the name Marlys: Your name in reverse order is Sylram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lsramy. How do you pronounce that?

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