MARILYN
GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MER-ə-lin, MER-lin, MAR-ə-lin, MAR-lin   [key]
Meaning & History
Combination of MARY and lyn. It has been used since the start of the 20th century. A famous bearer was the American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962).
Related Names
DIMINUTIVE: Molly
OTHER LANGUAGES: Mariam, Maryam (Arabic), Mariam (Armenian), Maria, Miren, Maia (Basque), Maryia (Belarusian), Mary, Miriam (Biblical), Maria, Mariam (Biblical Greek), Miriam (Biblical Hebrew), Maria (Biblical Latin), Mari (Breton), Mariya (Bulgarian), Maria, Mariona, Ona (Catalan), Maria (Corsican), Marija, Mirjam, Mirjana (Croatian), Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika (Czech), Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia (Danish), Maria, Marja, Mirjam, Jet, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria (Dutch), Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Marika (Estonian), Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Miia (Finnish), Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise (French), Maria, Maike, Mareike (Frisian), María (Galician), Mariam, Mariami, Meri (Georgian), Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maike, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria (German), Maria, Marika (Greek), Malia, Mele (Hawaiian), Miriam (Hebrew), Mariamne (History), Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marika, Mariska (Hungarian), Maria, Mæja (Icelandic), Maryam (Iranian), Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Mallaidh, Maureen, Moyra (Irish), Maria, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi (Italian), Marija (Latvian), Marija (Lithuanian), Marija (Macedonian), Moirrey, Voirrey (Manx), Mere (Maori), Malle, Molle (Medieval English), Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia (Norwegian), Maria (Occitan), Maria (Polish), Maria, Mariazinha (Portuguese), Maria (Romanian), Mariya, Marya, Maryana (Russian), Márjá (Sami), Màiri, Maura, Moira (Scottish), Marija, Mirjam, Mirjana (Serbian), Mária (Slovak), Marija, Mirjam, Mirjana (Slovene), María, Marita (Spanish), Maritza (Spanish (Latin American)), Mari, Maria, Marie, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My (Swedish), Meryem (Turkish), Mariya (Ukrainian), Meryem (Uyghur), Mair, Mari, Mairwen (Welsh)
Popularity
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