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The name Marlin is of French origin, and means little hawk.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Marlin has been given to baby boys in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby boys in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Marlin
Use of the Name Marlin for Boys During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
18,139 6,664 1,357 0 0 0 0
The table below indicates the number of times the name Marlin has been given to baby boys and baby girls each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Marlin first appeared in the top thousand boy or girl names during 1884, which is the first year shown on the table.  Marlin last appeared in either or both of these name lists during 1993, the last year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to boys or girls, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Marlin
  Used as a Boy Name Used as a Girl Name
Year RankCount RankCount
18849296  
1885    
1886    
1887    
1888    
1889    
1890    
18919196  
1892    
18937439  
1894    
1895    
1896    
18979057  
18988598  
1899    
190082811  
190166511  
190257415  
19039797  
190458316  
19058899  
190673612  
19079769  
190860419  
190974215  
191084614  
191150135  
191246274  
191348979  
191449897  
1915490128  
1916450154  
1917442164  
1918441182  
1919437183  
1920466172  
1921418209  
1922408220  
1923434197  
1924395237  
1925384241  
1926382235  
1927367252  
1928338281  
1929344265  
1930315311  
1931312301  
1932293350  
1933288339  
1934300326  
1935277384  
1936294337  
1937290343  
1938295342  
1939287369  
1940317317  
1941314342  
1942347303  
1943338328  
1944407218  
1945354281  
1946364322  
1947385316  
1948392297  
1949400282  
1950400284  
1951415269  
1952393307  
1953409292  
1954392336  
1955430291  
1956444288  
1957464275  
1958468283  
1959504242  
1960520233  
1961510243  
1962534222  
1963541214  
1964520226  
1965515220  
1966512218  
1967572174  
1968565181  
1969620160  
1970599183  
1971518248  
1972513236  
1973567198  
1974530226  
1975660156  
1976637166  
1977677156  
1978709141  
1979772127  
1980804119  
1981797121  
1982808120  
1983784123  
1984851107  
1985887105  
198699886  
1987947100  
1988854124  
1989950115  
1990964117  
1991    
1992    
1993993120  
Totals:  18,139 0

During the last 125 years, parents have used Marlin as a boy's name nearly 100% of the time and hardly ever as a girl's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Marlin appears in the top 1,000 boy names only 97 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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