Marlene
Origin/Usage
Germanic
Pronunciation
MAHR-leen
Meaning
Rebellious woman from Magdala
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Marlene originates as a German blend of Maria and Magdalene and thus refers to Mary Magdalene, the Biblical figure. The name was popularized by the German actress and entertainer Marlene Dietrich. Her real name was Maria Magdalene von Losch.

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Marlene Dauden - actress
Marlene Dietrich - actress
Marlene Warfield - actress
Marlene Janssen - model
Marlene Lawston - child actress
Marlene Morrow - model
Marlene Favela - actress

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