Marlin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Marlin

Marlin

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Origin of the name Marlin:

Transferred use of the English surname meaning "dweller at the famous land." The name is composed from the Old English elements mere (fame, famous) and land (land). Var: Marland, Marlon, Marlond, Marlondo.

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Marlin Briscoe, former American Professional Football wide receiver/quarterback.
Marlin Perkins, American zoologist best known as a host of the TV series Mutual of Omaha's Wild Kingdom.

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Marlin, a male Clownfish and Nemo's father in the Disney film "Finding Nemo."

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