Marley: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Marley

Marley

Pronunciation: MAHR-lee (key)

Related Names:

Marleigh

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Comments and insights on the name Marley: | Edit

I really love this name for girls. It's adorable. And I much prefere this spelling compared to Marli or Marlie. I think that the ey at the end makes it more mature.

Personal experiences with the name Marley: | Edit

Unfortunately right after my daughter Marley was born, the movie Marley & Me came out. Marley was already a popular dog name, but since is even MORE popular. Go back to Spot people! :P Still, I wouldn't change it.

Nicknames for Marley: | Edit

Mar, Mars

Meanings and history of the name Marley: | Edit

From a surname, taken from a place name meaning "pleasant wood" in Old English.
English "from the lake meadow"

Famous real-life people named Marley: | Edit

Bob Marley, Jamaican musician, singer-songwriter and Rastafarian.
Marley Shelton, American actress.

Marley in song, story & screen: | Edit

A Labrador Retriever featured in the book "Marley & Me."
"Marley" by Kenny Chesney

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