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Popularity Over Time: How Many Boys Have Been Named Marlyn
This chart illustrates how many Boys were named Marlyn in the U.S. since 1880.
A few facts about the boy's name Marlyn:
Records indicate that 1,160 boys in the United States have been named Marlyn since 1880.
The greatest number of people were given this name in 1935, when 94 people in the U.S. were given the name Marlyn. Those people are now 85 years old.
So ... how do we know this stuff? Baby Names Hub identifies trends by analyzing vast amounts of data made available by the U.S. government and other public sources. This data, including social security statistics, provides detailed information on baby name popularity and trends in the United States.
Comments about the name Marlyn
Based on the comments submitted below
1 Positive Comment
"My name is Marlyn people always pronounce is 'Marilyn' They always add a i.Anyone else have this problem??" Dec. 1, 2020:
2 Neutral Comments
"My father's name is Marlyn (YOB 1930) pronounced "marlin". We have named a son
after him and know no one else with this name." Jun. 3, 2010:
"HI my name is marlyn and yes people spell it and pronounce it wrong all the time. the way you pronounce it is like if it were spelled [marleen]. So far i have not met another person with the same name, very similar but not the same. I guesse its not very popular!" Dec. 4, 2006:
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