Marlin is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Marlin thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.
Marlin is an ancient Roman name, which derived from the name Marcus, but it is also a derivation of Merlin and Marline.
Marlin means “sea fortress”, “hawk” and “dedicated to (the Roman God) Mars“. For girls, it means “of Magdala”, “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness”, “wished for child” or “beloved”.
The name Marlin is ranked #3751 overall.
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Last updated: 6/7/2022
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