Marlo - boys name

Marlo name popularity, meaning and origin

Name Popularity: 84%

Marlo name meaning:

The name Marlo is a variant spelling of the name Marlowe, which originated as a surname. It is derived from the Old English words "mere" meaning "lake" or "pond" and "hlaw" meaning "hill," combining to form the meaning "hill near the lake." The name Marlo also has other possible origins. In Spanish, it is a diminutive of the name MarĂ­a, meaning "star of the sea." In Hebrew, it is a variant of the name Marlene, which means "wished-for child" or "rebellion."

Marlo is a unisex name, but it is more commonly used as a girl's name. It conveys a sense of strength, beauty, and uniqueness. Girls named Marlo are often seen as independent and confident individuals with a strong personality. The name Marlo can also reflect a free-spirited and adventurous nature, as it has a slightly whimsical and unconventional feel to it. Overall, Marlo is a beautiful name with various possible meanings, allowing for personal interpretation and a sense of individuality.

Origin: English

Form of Marilyn. Bitter.

Related names

Marilyn , Cherilyn, Cherilynn, Marli , Marlie , Marlin, Marlo , Marly

Other boys names beginning with M


Overall UK ranking: 771 out of 4789

43 recorded births last year

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    Regional popularity

    Ranking for this name in various UK regions

  • Scotland (1265)

Historical popularity of Marlo

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