Marlene: baby girl name popularity and meaning

Marlene

A variation of the name Magdalene, meaning "woman from Magdala." This name will give your daughter a dose of retro movie star glam, so you'll hardly be able to blame her when she's a toddler and smears lipstick all over herself.

Nicknames:

Mar, Mari, Mara, Marlie, Lene, Lena.

Famous people named Marlene:

Actresses Marlene Dietrich and Marlene Favela; pro golfer Marlene Hagge; TV producer Marlene King.

Fun fact:

If you're looking for more than just Marlene, you could name your little girl after the 2011 film Martha Marcy May Marlene.

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