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Marley Meaning


What does Marley mean?

The name Marley is of German origin.

The meaning of Marley is "of Magdala".

Marley is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 6 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Mar-ley.

The Given Name Marley

Marley is a diminutive of Marlene. See Marlene for further details.

Marley is good for parents who want a name that is chic and appealing.

Valiant yet sweet, the name is a great blend of character and flair.

Marley is also great as a middle name.

Marley Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 221 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,410 occurrences. It ranked 888 in baby name popularity for boys with 243 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 209 in baby name popularity for girls with 1,469 occurrences. It ranked 952 in baby name popularity for boys with 218 occurrences.

View the Marley Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Marley has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Marley to other names.

Marley Related Names

Marley is a diminutive of Marlene.

Variants of the name Marley include Marlie.

Famous Marleys

    Marley Numerology

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    Marley Name Fun

    Would you like to fingerspell the name Marley in American Sign Language?

    Then just follow the diagram below.

    Be creative with the name Marley.

    Just for fun, see the name Marley in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

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