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Name Marilyn

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About the name Marilyn in particular

Languages of use:English
Is diminutive of:Mary
Topics:Asteroid 1486 Marilyn, discovered 1938
US 2020 rank:#635     ... 634:Siena, 635:Elora, 636:Marilyn, 637:Jazmin, 638:Megan ...     Full US 2020 list
Similarly written:Madilyn, Cailyn, Carolyn, Jailyn, Kailyn, Madalyn, Madelyn, Madilynn, Madisyn, Mailys     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Marilyn

Meaning/translation:maybe bitterness
Language of origin:Hebrew
Info about origin:as the name of Mary, the mother of Jesus, a symbol for pure and deep love
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe it means bitterness
 another possibility is an Egyptian origin with the name derived from mry (beloved)
 Maria is the Greek/Latin original form, Mirjam the older Aramaic/Hebrew form
 probably the most often used Christian female name
Words:mirjam = the bitterness  Aramaic
 mry = the beloved  Egyptian
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Maria Germany 1998,  1:María Madrid 1998,  1:Marie Germany 2020,  1:Mary England+Wales 1914,  1:Marija Macedonia 2011,  1:Mariana Colombia 2011,  1:Mia Germany First 2015,  1:Maryam India 2020,  1:Mária Hungary 2014,  1:Mía Puerto Rico 2014
Somehow related to:Mariano/Mariana, Marielena, Marlene
Old/original forms:Maria Latin, Mariam Old Greek, Mariamne Hebrew, Mirjam Aramaic
Name variants:Maaike, Maï, Maija, Maika, Maike, Maiken, Máire, Mairi, Máirín, Majken, Maleah, Malia, Maliah, Mamie, Manca, Manja, Manon, Mara, Maraike, Marei, Mareika, Mareike, Mareile, Mari, Mari, Maria, María, Mária, Mariah, Mariam, Mariam, Mariami, Marian, Mariana, Mariane, Marica, Marie, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Mariele, Mariell, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marija, Marijke, Marika, Marike, Marilyn, Mariola, Marion, Mariona, Marisa, Marishka, Mariska, Marissa, Marita, Maritta, Maritza, Mariya, Mariya, Mariyah, Mariyka, Marja, Marja, Marjatta, Marjet, Marusa, Marusha, Marushka, Mary, Marya, Maryam, Masa, Mascha, Masha, Maureen, May, Meeri, Meike, Meriem, Merjem, Mery, Meryem, Mhairi, Mia, Mía, Miah, Mie, Mieke, Mija, Mimi, Mimmi, Minnie, Miriam, Mirijam, Mirja, Mirjam, Miya, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Monja, Moyra, Myah, Myriam, Myrjam, Polly, Ria, Riana   Sortable list   Details

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England+Wales decadesGraph1954 461944 54
USA decadesGraph1990-1999 461,  1980-1989 358,  1960-1969 143
USA prevalence 1990 80
USA yearlyGraph2020 635,  2019 634,  2018 610,  2017 528,  2016 489,  2015 426,  2014 404,  2013 3732012 425,  2011 545,  2010 547,  2009 581,  2008 566,  2007 522,  2006 508,  2005 562,  2004 573,  2003 543,  2002 541,  2001 497,  2000 510,  1999 527,  1998 489,  1997 448,  1996 415,  1995 448,  1994 459,  1993 415
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