Marilyn
Origin/Usage
Hebrew
Pronunciation
MER-ə-lin/MER-lin
Meaning
Rebellious woman
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Marylin is most likely of Hebrew origin, a combination of Mary as the root and lyn as a suffix. Another possibility is a combination of Mary and Ellen. The most famous personality bearing this name was the American singer and actress Marilyn Monroe. In English-speaking countries the name has been used since the end of the 19th century.

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Maralin, Maralyn, Maralynn, Marillyn, Marilynn, Marilynne, Marralynn, Marylin, Marylyn, Marylynn, Marylynne, Merilyn

Famous Marilyns

Marilyn Bergman - composer
Marilyn Brick - politician
Marilyn French - author
Marilyn Hacker - poet
Marilyn Horne - opera singer
Marilyn Maxwell - actress
Marilyn Monroe - actress
Marilyn Scott - singer
Marilyn Manson - musician

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