Marlin Name Meaning & Origin

Marlin

Pronunciation: MAHR-lin (key)

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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