Meaning:Little warlike one; Little hawk
Marlon is a gender-neutral name of American origin. This mysterious name translates to “little warlike one” and may also be traced back to Old French where it means “little hawk”. It was made famous by silver screen legend Marlon Brando, whose many starring roles in films like A Streetcar Named Desire and The Godfather saw him embodying that very same dark and alluring persona. Marlon’s unique appeal fits outside the box of boy's or girl's names, making it a perfect gender-neutral choice for any baby who has a fighting spirit.

Famous People Named Marlon

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  • Marlon Brando
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