Marilyn meaning, origin, history | Meaning of name

Name: Marilyn No. of characters: 7 Gender: Girl Origin of Marilyn: Hebrew
How to pronounce Marilyn ma-ri-lyn What does my name mean? Meaning of Marilyn: Combination of Mary and Ellen, Bitterness, Wished for Child, Star of the Sea, Modern, Maybe Bitterne

Origin and Meaning

Baby name Marilyn is a modern compound name which is composed of names Mary and Lynn. Mary is derived from Ancient Greek names Mariam‎ and Maria meaning "bitterness, beloved, wished for child" and Lynn is a diminutive of Linda or Welsh. On the other hand the name might be derived from an Egyptian word Myr meaning "beloved" or mr meaning "love" or from the Ancient Egyptian name Meritamen or Merit-Amun meaning "beloved of Amun". The early bearer of the name was Marilyn Monroe who was an American actress and was the sex symbol of her generation. Other famous bearers are Marilyn Singer, an American author of children's books and Marilyn Bergman (born 1929), an American composer, songwriter and author

Marilyn was ranked 786 in 1997 US male names list and elevated by 0.38% from its previous ranking of 789 in 1995. Marilyn was ranked 392 in 2015 list of US girls name and dropped by 4.26% from its previous ranking of 376 in 2014.

Full form of Marilyn : Moderate Amusing Resourceful Inquisitive Lonely Youthful Nationalistic

Marilyn is a rare first name for a girl in England & Wales which is a rare name since 1996 and ranked 1628 in 2014. Only 127 people have Marilyn as their first name. Marilyn is a very consistent name over the past 18 years.

Marilyn is a very very popular first name for a girl in United States which is popular since 1919 and ranked 392 (0.018804% bearer) in 2015 in US. Around 370140 people wear Marilyn as their first name. Marilyn is a rare first name for a boy in United States which is a rare name since 1899 and ranked 392 (0.018804% bearer) in 2015 in US. Only 370140 people have Marilyn as their first name. Marilyn is not a native United States and Marilyn may be came from another language or is a short form of some other name. 0.103541% of people in US have this given name.

Complete history of Marilyn
YearRankOccurence
Popular girl name in
1919298404
1920281522
1921246696
19221441698
19231172287
19241002860
1925823419

Expression number of Marilyn is 11.

Marilyn have high energy levels, just like a child. Marilyn are highly sensitive and possess a high sense of awareness. Marilyn are gifted with a sixth-sense, in addition to discerning and inspiring qualities.

Names that rhyme with Marilyn Aarilyn, Abbilyn, Abilyn, Addilyn, Adilyn, Aerilyn, Ahilyn, Ailyn, Amilyn, Andilyn, Anilyn, Annilyn, Arilyn, Aubrilyn, Avilyn, Azilyn, Bailyn, Brailyn, Brandilyn, BreilynFamous people named Marilyn
Marilyn Dobrin in Meet the Parents as Actress
Marilyn Lewis in The Passion of Ayn Rand as Producer
Marilyn Solaya in Vestido de novia as Director
Marilyn Martinez in Pauly Shore Is Dead as Actress
Marilyn Rogers in Mama's Nursery School as Actress
Marilyn Mayson in Evil Night as Actress
Marilyn Lovell in The Return of Count Yorga as Actress
Marilyn Child in The Seal Who Came to Dinner as Actress
Marilyn Matarrese in The Observer as Actress
Marilyn L. Costello in 27 Dresses as Actress
Marilyn Burns was an American actress, best known for her role in the Texas Chain Saw Massacre, where she played Sally Hardesty, directed by Tobe Hooper, produced by himself and also by Lou Peraino.
Marilyn Monroe in movie The Seven Year Itch as Actress
Names like Marilyn Marilyn Namesakes Related Names: Mar, Mara, Maraam, Marabel, Marabella, Marabelle, Marabeth, Marache, Maradee, Maradith, Marae, Maragaret, Maragret, Marah, Marai, Maraia, Maraiah, Maraih, Maraina, Maraiya Posts having Marilyn: Comments :Marilyn is a female first name. Marilyn is a composition of the English name Mary and Lynn. Marilyn is a proper name of person English female. It is in use since the beginning twentieth century. Not to be confused with the first names Marlene and Marilena , whose etymology is different. Variants of the name are Maralyn, Marilynn, Marylyn, Merilyn, Marlyn, Merrilyn (rare). Famous bearers of the name: Marilyn Crispell: pianist and composer of jazz American, Marilyn Ferguson: writer and poet of the US. UU, Marilyn Horne: American mezzo - soprano, Marilyn Maxwell: actress and comedian. - Joie Jackman Popularity of Marilyn

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Other variants of Marilyn :Mariam Maryam Maria Miren Maia Maryia Mary Miriam Mari Mariya Mariona Ona Marija Marijeta Marie Madlenka Maja Marika Maiken Majken Marianne Mia Marja Marjo Mirjam Jet Maaike Manon Marieke Mariëlle Mariëtte Marijke Marijse Marike Mariska Marita Marjan Meike Mieke Miep Mies Ria Maarja Maarika Mare Maaria Marjaana Mirjami Maija Maritta Marjatta Marjukka Marjut Miia Myriam Marielle Mariette Marion Marise Maike Mareike María Mariami Meri Mariele Mitzi Malia Mele Mariamne Mária Mara Marica Mæja Máire Maura Moira Mairenn Máirín Mallaidh Maureen Moyra Mariella Marietta Mimi Moirrey Voirrey Mere Malle Molle Mariazinha Marya Maryana Márjá Màiri Maritza My Meryem Mair Mairwen  English Boy Names :  A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
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