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


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

What is the origin of the name Marlo?

Marlo is a short variant of several names. Thus, it is a diminutive of the masculine names Marlon and Merlin, of the feminine name Marilyn and of the unisex name Marlow.

What does the name Marlo mean?

For boys, Marlow means “dedicated to Mars“ or “hawk” and “sea fortress” (from Marlon and Merlin). For girls, Marlo means “sea of bitterness”, “drop of the sea”, “star of the sea”, “rebelliousness”, “exalted one”, “beloved” and “wished for child” (from Marilyn). And derived from the unisex name Marlow, Marlo means “from the hill by the lake”, “lake remains” or “remnants of a lake”.

Pronunciation of Marlo

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Popularity of the name Marlo

The name Marlo is ranked #1265 overall.

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