Origin:Welsh
Popularity:3970
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.

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