US Popularity:2533
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Latin
Meaning:Elegant, great; Tower; Bitterness; Beloved; Wished for child
Marlene is a German name for girls of Hebrew and Latin origin. A blend of two names, Marlene means "elegant," "great," and "tower" from Magdalene, and "bitterness," "beloved," and "wished for child" from Maria. Sometimes, Marlene means "star of the sea" in relation to the Virgin Mary. Popularized by 1900’s German actress Marlene Dietrich, this title comes steeped in stardom as well as elegance. A name born of two powerful biblical women, baby Marlene is sure to have a strong will and sense of self, facing the unknown with confidence. The star of the sea, your little girl may travel far and wide, exploring new places while using her bright disposition to light the way for others to come.

Marlene Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Marlene is currently #1584 on The Bump
Girl:Marlene is currently #709 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Marlene is currently #2533 in U.S. births
Girl:Marlene is currently #979 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 190
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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