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Marina Vlady (b. 1938) is a famous French actress.
alberto  12/18/2004
In Shakespeare's "Pericles", Marina was the daughter of Pericles, who was fostered at Tarsus, kidnapped by pirates, sold to a whorehouse, then reunited with her father.
― Anonymous User  12/27/2004
Marina is the title of a very, very good book by Susan K. Downs and Susan May Warren.
― Anonymous User  9/15/2005
In addition to the above comment, Marina is the title of the third book of the Heirs of Anton series by Susan K. Downs and Susan May Warren. And, I agree - it's a great book!
― Anonymous User  9/19/2005
I have always loved the name Marina and would consider it for my as-yet-to-be born daughter, but my husband thinks it sounds like a place to store boats. A problem for a little girl growing up?
― Anonymous User  1/28/2006
Marina means "of the sea."
sharonus  2/3/2006
Marina is the name of the daughter of Pericles in the Shakespearean play, "Pericles, Prince of Tyre."
sharonus  2/3/2006
My daughter is named Marina and as we live in an area famous for sailing I was concerned that people would associate her name with the marina that has the boats in it. This doesn't happen. People associate a name with a person. You don't think of a bird when you meet someone called Robin.
fionavb  2/4/2006
The name Marina does remind me of a place to keep boats, but in a good way, I think it's a pretty name.
visitor27  3/1/2006
Marina Pearl is the name of Matt LeBlanc and Melissa McKnight's daughter.
― Anonymous User  3/5/2006
If you love Maria but dislike how often it's used, Marina is a great variation. Such an elegant name!
puella_blu  3/7/2006
Vividly beautiful and underused.
tmarie  3/12/2006
I really love this name. When I 1st heard it I was like ...hmm boats and stuff. But the ocean hides many many beautiful secrets, and it glitters, and the beautiful fish that are in it. Marina is a really really gorgeous name! I'm going to name my child Marina. Marina and Serena - but they're a bit too alike. lol.
name_obsession  4/29/2006
My name is Marina and I very much like it! It sounds delicate and beautiful.
Dobean  5/7/2006
My little sister's name was Marina before she was adopted, and we changed it to the diminutive Marisha. That eventually became "Misha," partially because of our little neighbor, Brad, who can't pronounce her name. :)
little_kit  5/14/2006
Also Serbian. [noted -ed]
Carnaval  5/16/2006
Also used in Bulgaria. [noted -ed]
Hai_fisch  6/1/2006
A famous bearer is Serbian performance artist Marina Abramovic (b. 1946).
Caprice  6/5/2006
My name is Marina, and I have always liked having the name. It doesn't rhyme with very much, besides 'ballerina', so I was never teased as a child like some of my fellow classmates.
0000  6/30/2006
Princess Marina, The Duchess Of Kent, was the last foreign-born princess to marry into the British Royal Family.
― Anonymous User  6/30/2006
Marina was the name of a character on the old children's television show 'Stingray'. And In the closing credits a song called 'Aqua Marina' played.
― Anonymous User  6/30/2006
This is a very pretty name for a girl. I could see why the 'place for boats' connotation might put some people off though.
― Anonymous User  7/13/2006
Marina Mrázová is daughter of actress Mahulena Bočanová.
Maggie_Simpson  7/29/2006
Marina has been used since the 1920's and gradually gained in popularity and in 1990 hit its peak year at 275 on the top 1000 list and has slowly declined ever since.
― Anonymous User  9/20/2006
Beautiful elegant name.
― Anonymous User  10/27/2006
Marina is an elegant and feminime name. Beautiful!
7up  1/24/2007
Beautiful name, and it's the name of Matt LeBlanc's daughter.
nothingshortoftragic  3/27/2007
I love the Marina but I don't like this name. Maybe it's because all of the Marinas I've known have been bratty, and it turned me off to the name.
Jasmine  4/12/2007
Also a girls name in Slovenia.
earthnut  7/3/2007
On the Soap Opera Guiding Light there is a character named Marina Cooper played by Mandy Bruno.
― Anonymous User  8/20/2007
Marina is the main character in John Marsden's book So Much To Tell You.
― Anonymous User  10/18/2007
I think this name is actually quite pretty. It could work in English usage too. It currently sounds more like the name of a slender, pale, dark-haired, gorgeous woman of Russian or East European heritage, but maybe it will become more common for people born in the US etc. It's quite common in East Europe and Russia, so I wouldn't want to use it.
slight night shiver  4/30/2008
I also really like this name. It's one of my top 10 names and I think it sounds pretty. However, read my comment about the masculine form, Marin, as well.
bananarama  7/9/2008
My name is Marina and I have been proud of its uniqueness all my life. There are only 2 people in my life that I have met that share my name. I think it's the most beautiful name ever.
― Anonymous User  2/2/2009
Marina was the name of the mermaid in the 1975 anime movie 'Andersen Dowa: Ningyo Hime'.
ICEyun  2/25/2009
It is used in Croatia too.
enchy  2/28/2009
I really like my name. People seem pleasantly surprised by it and usually remember it. I like how very feminine it is just like Catherine or Elizabeth are so regal.
― Anonymous User  4/9/2009
The main character of Pedro Almodovar's film "Tie me up, tie me down" ("Atame") is called Marina. In the spirit of Almodovar's films, she happens to be an insanely gorgeous porn actress who is nonetheless persuasively delicate, vulnerable, wild and brave.
― Anonymous User  4/9/2009
One of the most gorgeous and most prefect names in the entire world! I wish it was my name!
CeciliaDaphne  7/5/2009
My name is Marina. I must agree that it is a beautiful, delicate, and unique name but it does not suit me at all.
It reminds me of a small, little dainty girl and that is not me. Physically and mentally this name does not describe me at all! Maybe I would like it if it wasn't my name but because it is I'm not so crazy about it. I never got picked on about my name, and that is good, but there are nearly any nicknames with this name. I would like people to call me Ree (maRIna) but no one does, so I guess I'm kind of stuck with this name!
IceQueen6Chibby  7/30/2009
Marina is my mom's name and I think it's very elegant and good name.
Ravynne  8/21/2009
Actress Marina Sirtis. She's best know for her "Star Trek: The Next Generation" character "Counselor, Deanna Troi", for the entire 7 season of the show, as well as the four movies made since the show stopped in 1994.
Charlie1977  8/23/2009
Beautiful, simple, underused name. Makes me think of a beautiful view of the sea at sunset.
-Julia-  9/20/2009
My name is Marina and I have always loved my name! It´s feminine and different, delicate and strong at the same time. Growing up by the ocean in a sunny city in Brazil I´ve always made a great association between my name and the water. I´ve lived in the US, Germany, France, Austria and Canada and people always comment on how unique my name is.
Mari_Potter  12/21/2009
This name is super sweet. I can't help but love it. It suits anyone.
Alora  1/18/2010
I liked this name a lot when I was younger. I took it from the name of a boating company. But now it just sounds too related to fishing/boating/whatever. It's even close to 'Marriott' which I think has something to do with that. Still pretty though.
Aureliano  3/2/2010
Marina is Finnish for kvetching.
― Anonymous User  7/8/2010
Meaning in language: in Finnish Marina means "whining".
― Anonymous User  10/3/2010
Singer/songwriter Marina Lambrini Diamandis is a bearer of this name. Her rock band is called Marina and the Diamonds. Her mother is Welsh and her father is Greek.
honeybee3406  11/2/2010
My name is Marina Mercedes, and I've been bothered about being "named after a car" and I've heard "hey, my dad parks his boat on you" all my life. This name isn't the kindest. But it does go well with the name "Sierra". That way it's the mountains and the sea.
Mina_G73  3/25/2011
Marina reminds me of a beautiful Eastern European woman with long flowing hair. I don't think it works on anyone else.
― Anonymous User  4/16/2011
This is OK, but after reading a book where the "bad guy" (actually a lady) is named Marina, it's not as appealing to me any more. I didn't like it that much to begin with. :)
Joy12  5/3/2011
This is a gorgeous name. I only know of good associations in people who have this name; Marina Diamandis, Marina Abramovic.
A Marina sounds sophisticated, elegant and quite exotic. I imagine a more Greek image when I hear the name. I would definitely recommend this name. Especially now, before it becomes overused and unlikable, because I'm pretty sure it will be, one day.
xsai  6/3/2011
This name is ok, but I prefer Maria. It just seems prettier.
Hushpuppy  11/24/2011
My middle name is Marina, after my grandmother (kinda.) My mom wanted my first name to be Emma, or Marina if I was a girl. If I were a boy, I would have been Emmett or Elliot or something like that. ;) I think Emma Marina sounds really good together. It also combines a overused name with an underused name.
― Anonymous User  5/11/2012
There is a pop artist named Marina and the Diamonds.
Icycoldhot  7/7/2013
Marina Golbahari is an Afghan actress. She is most known for playing the title role in the movie "Osama."
muskastt9  11/6/2013
This is a name that I have loved for a longgg time. =D I would deffo name my daughter this.
― Anonymous User  4/14/2014
I think that Marina is a beautiful name and if I were to have a daughter I would name her that.
cavylover  7/21/2014
Everyone seems to have a delicate image of the name Marina, but I see it as sturdy, tough sort of name. I've known a few Marinas, and all of them were very no-nonsense kind of people. My brother's fiancée loves this name, and they'll probably name their daughter Marina, if they have kids, so I wouldn't use it for my daughter, but it is a very beautiful name.
kvpp88  10/23/2014
Marina was a song by Rocco Granata (real name of the singer!) in 1960. It was a big hit in Germany and put Marina in the German TOP 30 baby girl names for the only time.
elbowin  11/25/2014
Beautiful name. My first thought is always the "Pebble & the Penguin" character!
IEnjoyTonsOGoodNames  3/28/2015
I know a girl called Marina-Arielle, but she goes by Rain. I think that Marina is a good name.
― Anonymous User  10/15/2015
I am named Marina and quite enjoy the name. I have met a few others but happily not that many. My boyfriend calls me Rina. It's a nice name that gets a lot of compliments but also gets confused with Mariana sometimes. I love the meaning especially since I really love anything to do with the ocean and swimming.
marina450  1/11/2016
Marina Aleksandrova, born Marina Pupenina, is a Russian actress and model.
highexpectasians  2/23/2016
I, personally, love the name Marina! The main character in one of my books is named Marina! And I am going to name my future daughter Marina. =)
― Anonymous User  3/4/2016
Marina Tsvetaeva was a famous Russian poet.
mymymetrocard  3/11/2016
There is an exceptionally beautiful young actress in Brazil named Marina Ruy Barbosa.
ArthurNascA  8/23/2016
Also used in Hungary. Pronounced: MAW-ri-naw.
HerculePoirot  8/24/2016
I simply love my name! I was named after a beautiful MPB song by the brazilian singer Dorival Caymmi, Marina Morena ♥.
Marinacaetan0  10/11/2016
We pronounce it MARE-IN-AH in our Shakespeare group and jokingly coined the name "Marinara".
Rhubarb  11/21/2016
Marina Golbahari is an Afghan actress who earned international fame for her role as the title character in the 2003 film Osama, playing a girl who had to dress and act as a boy to support her family during the Taliban years.
cutenose  1/13/2017
My name is Marina and my older brother named me Marina when I was new born... I've never met anyone that was thinking of my name as sea-storage for ships... I was born in Croatia but have seen the world and even lived in the USA for some time.
MarinaRR  2/2/2017
Marina Tucaković is a Serbian songwriter who has composed several hit albums in former Yugoslavia. She is a known collaborator with Lepa Brena, Ceca and Jelena Karleuša, among others. She has composed the lyrics of the Serbian entries for Eurovision Song Contest 2010 ("Ovo Je Balkan"), 2012 ("Nije ljubav stvar") and 2013 ("Ljubav je svuda").
lilolaf  2/8/2017
Amarna Miller is a Spanish pornographic actress, producer, director and writer, whose real name is Marina. Miller, whose stage name comes from an Egyptian archaeological site Amarna and the writer Henry Miller, graduated in fine arts from the European University of Madrid.
lilolaf  6/26/2017
Sounds more unique than Maria, and somewhat prettier.
― Anonymous User  6/30/2017
My daughter's name is Marina and I love it more as she grows! My husband liked the name Marie, and I suggested Marina as a longer name that could be shortened to Marie, plus I liked the sea connection. We ended up nicknaming her "Rina" since it suits her better than Marie. Rather than a "place to store boats," we've heard it more associated with Mermaids, which makes me even happier. I really love my daughter's unique name.
Sweet_jane  10/13/2017
My name is MARINA and I love my name. I've only met one person with my name so far. But I think it's beautiful. I love it and wouldn’t change my name for anything. It’s funny, one person commented that it reminds her of a beautiful woman with long hair. I have really long hair. And I hope I’m beautiful, lol. Loved her comment.
Marina1120  10/15/2017
My name is Marina, and I love it! I used to live along the coast in the United States. People never really associate the name with boats. They usually associate it with mermaids. In fact my nick-name growing up was Marina the Mermaid. It's not that popular and so people may mistake your name for "Maria" or "Marissa". It's a little annoying, but I love my name because it's special and unique. I heard in studies that people with unique names get noticed more for colleges and jobs. So that's nice. Whoever is looking at naming their little girl or character this name I think you should. :)
ILovecats1298  11/9/2017
This is a BEAUTIFUL name. I like that it is not common or over used. Any female would be blessed to have this name.
Graceful1  2/10/2018
Marina is a fictional pop artist in the video game, Splatoon 2, as a part of the group Off The Hook, along with her less admired group mate, Pearl.
DanielRivera  3/22/2018
Marina is a beautiful name, and Mari and Rina would make nice nicknames!
Kitandkat  3/26/2018

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