Gender Feminine & Masculine
Pronounced Pron. MAHR-lee
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Meaning & History

From a surname that was taken from a place name meaning either "pleasant wood", "boundary wood" or "marten wood" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the Jamaican musician Bob Marley (1945-1981).

Related Names

VariantsMarlee, Marly

Popularity

People think this name is

youthful   informal   natural   wholesome   strong   strange  

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Entry updated May 29, 2020