Marlene

Marlene - A very unique female name



  Jun 20,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marlene appeared on the charts for the first time in 1915 on position #1328. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marlene and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marlene? 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 Marlene. The baby girl name Marlene was given to 201 baby girls in 2012, ranking #998 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 7,031 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marlene peaked in popularity 84 years ago in 1935 on position 39.



Famous with this name

Marlene Bush
Marlene Lawston
Marlene Schmidt


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Rating: 4/5 (4 people)


Marlene is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marlene is currently topping the baby name charts in California at position #512 - and is the least popular in Florida at position #1,661.

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 Marlene is where you live.


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Marlene origin and meaning

Marlene is a 7 letter name with 2 syllables. We couldn't find any information about what this name means. To see famous people named Marlene, pop culture references for the name Marlene and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marlene

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

Marilyn / Maryellen / Marilynn / Marlena / Marlen / Marlyn / Marleen / Marylin / Marylyn / Mariaelena /

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
2012998
2011928
2010933
2009741
2008642
2007539
2006507
2005542
2004486
2003514
2002541
2001548
2000506
1999578
1998585
1997539
1996472
1995442
1994455
1993422
1992366
1991352
1990400
1989427
1988467
1987451
1986457
1985476
1984474
1983456
1982461
1981481
1980479
1979452
1978445
1977422
1976420
1975418
1974389
1973391
1972348
1971344
1970317
1969307
1968274
1967265
1966247
1965246
1964244
1963219
1962214
1961209
1960207
1959199
1958185
1957177
1956170
1955142
1954140
1953128
1952117
1951118
1950112
1949108
1948109
1947114
1946112
1945110
1944105
1943103
194284
194183
194079
193965
193851
193740
193639
193539
193457
193350
193278
193195
1930387
1929694
1928731
1927899
19261346
19251194
19241024
1923718
19221076
19211132
19201264
19191244
19181423
19171815
19151328

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
California512
Oklahoma629
Oregon659
Texas762
Illinois949
New Jersey955
Colorado979
New York995
North Carolina1138
Indiana1140
Tennessee1192
Arizona1214
Ohio1342
Florida1661

Even more about Marlene


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 Marlene 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 Marlene?

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
1935
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marlene
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 7,031
Letter count 7
Syllable count 2
Year first discovered 1915
2012 births +201

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