Name Marlin Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Marlin


Marlin is a ♀ girl’s name and a ♂ boy’s name. Marlin thus belongs to the gender-neutral unisex names.

What is the origin of the name Marlin?

Marlin is an ancient Roman name, which derived from the name Marcus, but it is also a derivation of Merlin and Marline.

What does the name Marlin mean?

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”.

Pronunciation of Marlin

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Popularity of the name Marlin

The name Marlin is ranked #3751 overall.

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