US Popularity:2368
Other Origin(s):Latin, Hebrew, Greek
Meaning:Star of the sea; Beloved; Bitterness; Wished for child
Marion is a gender-neutral French name with Latin, Hebrew, and Greek origins, meaning "star of the sea," "beloved," "bitterness," and "wished for child." Though often thought of as a traditional girl's name that stems from the Christian name Mary, Marion is also suited to baby boys. Whether you choose it for your baby girl or boy, you are bound to feel an ocean of love for your beloved little star!

Marion Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Marion is currently #980 on The Bump
Boy:Marion is currently #725 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Marion is currently #534 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Marion is currently #2368 in U.S. births
Boy:Marion is currently #5250 in U.S. births
Girl:Marion is currently #3147 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
+ 101
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
  • Name Doctor, Marion

  • Online Etymology Dictionary, Marion, November 2018

  • Behind the Name, Marie, December 2022

  • Behind the Name, Mary, January 2022

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