Marion

Marion - A very unique female name



  Nov 22,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marion appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #59. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marion and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marion? 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 Marion. The baby girl name Marion was given to 56 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1912 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 25,237 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marion peaked in popularity 97 years ago in 1922 on position 42.



Famous with this name

Marion Cotillard
Marion Forster
Marion Busia


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Marion is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marion is currently topping the baby name charts in Virginia at position #1,105 - and is the least popular in Texas at position #3,069.

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 Marion is where you live.


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Marion origin and meaning

Marion is a 6 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Marion, pop culture references for the name Marion and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marion

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

Maureen / Marian / Miriam / Marianne / Maryann / Marina / 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
20121912
20112054
20102116
20092048
20082312
20071995
20062348
20052027
20041914
20031827
20021466
20011529
20001394
19991709
19981375
19971397
19961509
19951530
19941335
19931578
19921222
19911203
19901033
19891070
1988932
19871165
19861040
1985933
1984888
1983945
1982768
1981761
1980829
1979828
1978840
1977714
1976781
1975651
1974642
1973571
1972552
1971512
1970508
1969471
1968462
1967437
1966400
1965394
1964352
1963349
1962343
1961351
1960331
1959307
1958273
1957268
1956251
1955243
1954219
1953224
1952217
1951206
1950192
1949182
1948175
1947158
1946154
1945144
1944140
1943129
1942130
1941129
1940119
1939120
1938119
1937109
193693
193588
193486
193373
193273
193166
193060
192953
192847
192751
192647
192547
192446
192344
192242
192143
192043
191944
191845
191745
191647
191550
191450
191351
191255
191158
191059

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Virginia1105
New York1185
Washington1186
Pennsylvania1328
North Carolina1505
Georgia1637
California2257
Texas3069

Even more about Marion


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 Marion 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 Marion?

2 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
1922
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marion
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 25,237
Letter count 6
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +56

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