Marina

Marina - A very unique female name



  Jun 23,2017      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marina, meaning from the sea, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1051. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marina and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marina? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Marina. The baby girl name Marina was given to 365 baby girls in 2012, ranking #684 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 3,872 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marina peaked in popularity 23 years ago in 1994 on position 219.



Famous with this name

Marina Zasimova
Marina Sirtis
Marina Massironi


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Marina is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marina is currently topping the baby name charts in Massachusetts at position #260 - and is the least popular in Georgia at position #1,115.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Marina is where you live.


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Marina origin and meaning

Marina is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means from the sea. To see famous people named Marina, pop culture references for the name Marina and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marina

We've found the following names that sound similar to Marina, sorted by popularity.

Marion / Maureen / Marian / Miriam / Marianne / Maryann / Mariana / Myrna / Maryanne / Marianna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
2012684
2011629
2010629
2009612
2008548
2007477
2006416
2005411
2004357
2003413
2002390
2001343
2000354
1999329
1998323
1997295
1996272
1995255
1994219
1993237
1992276
1991335
1990329
1989416
1988501
1987491
1986535
1985509
1984495
1983514
1982495
1981537
1980555
1979562
1978588
1977549
1976567
1975547
1974613
1973625
1972625
1971632
1970601
1969615
1968543
1967529
1966518
1965496
1964522
1963590
1962582
1961650
1960532
1959636
1958681
1957629
1956693
1955654
1954580
1953766
1952791
1951828
1950782
1949744
1948731
1947923
1946740
1945767
1944775
1943777
1942904
1941826
1940801
1939840
1938802
1937857
1936833
1935763
1934892
1933930
19321203
19311368
19301140
1929857
1928909
19271109
1926903
19251041
19241002
1923996
19221020
1921969
1920931
1919908
19181252
19171054
1916998
19151051

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Massachusetts260
California440
New Mexico440
Connecticut453
Michigan453
Florida472
Arizona519
New York538
New Jersey548
Virginia584
Illinois616
Pennsylvania617
Tennessee789
Texas789
Washington900
North Carolina935
Ohio976
Georgia1115

Even more about Marina


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Marina a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Marina?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1994
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marina
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 3,872
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +365

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