Marin: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Marin
Origin of the name Marin:
German variant of Maria, the Latin form of Mary, which is derived from the Hebrew Miryām (sea of bitterness, sea of sorrow). There is much debate over the meaning of the name, however. While "sea of bitterness or sorrow" seems to be the most probable, some sources give the alternative definitions of "rebellion," "wished-for child," and "mistress or lady of the sea."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Marin County, CA
I absolutely adore this beautiful name for a girl, love love love it pronounced 'Mah-Rinn' (like the County of Marin in CA).
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Our daughter is named Ella Marin - we like to think of her our little girl of the sea
My first name is Marin pronounced MARE-in. I love my name and think its absolutely beautiful.
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My name is Marin, pronounced like Marin County, with the stress on on the "i" not the "a". Sometimes fam and friends call me Rin, Mar(jokingly though) :)
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Variant of Maren
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Marin Čilić, Croatian tennis player (male)
Marin Hinkle, actress (Two and a Half Men)
Marin Sais, American silent film actress.
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Marin is the character played by Amanda Peet in the 2003 movie "Something's Got to Give" - daughter of Diane Keaton's main character, Erica Barry. Pronounced MARE-in in the movie, rather than MAR-in as listed above or Ma-RIN like the county in California.
Marin, a character from the Legend of Zelda:Links Awakening