US Popularity:3889
Meaning:land near the lake; sea fortress
Marlin is a gender-neutral name of Welsh origin that is sure to inspire baby to be one with the land and sea. A variant of Myrddin, who was a figure in Welsh mythology, this name translates to “land near the lake” or “sea fortress.” If the great outdoors is important to you, naming baby Marlin will make for a unique way to introduce baby to this beautiful part of your life. If you’re a fishing enthusiast, the name Marlin may also remind you of the large, spear-nosed fish that’s known for its fast swimming. A name like this is sure to help baby grow into their sea legs.

Marlin Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Marlin is currently #4339 on The Bump
Boy:Marlin is currently #2904 on The Bump Boy Names
Girl:Marlin is currently #2406 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Marlin is currently #3889 in U.S. births
Boy:Marlin is currently #4427 in U.S. births
Girl:Marlin is currently #15214 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 697
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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