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Marlon Meaning


What does Marlon mean?

The name Marlon is of French origin.

The meaning of Marlon is "little hawk".

It is also of English origin, where its meaning is "little warrior".

Marlon is generally used as a boy's name.

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

The Given Name Marlon

Marlon is a diminutive of Marcelon. See Marcelon for further details.

Marlon is quite a memorable name and a welcome find.

An auspicious name, it is one that will be admired.

Marlon is also great as a middle name.

Marlon falls into the bird name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Marlon Brando, Marlon James, and Marlon Wayans.

Marlon Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 851 in baby name popularity for boys with 257 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 790 in baby name popularity for boys with 291 occurrences. Less than 5 girls were given the name.

Want to see how Marlon sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Marlon Name Popularity Page.

Marlon Related Names

Marlon is a diminutive of Marcelon.

Variants of the name Marlon include Marlin.

Famous Marlons

  • Marlon Brando ~ Actor
  • Marlon James ~ Writer
  • Marlon Wayans ~ Actor

Marlon Numerology

What will your new littleMarlon be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Marlon are often acclaimed and uncomfortable but most of all they are read more >>

Marlon Name Fun

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

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Marlon.

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

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Marlon in Nautical Flags page.