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Gender: F Origin of Marin: Latin, of the sea"

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Marin is a lovely county north of San Francisco, and a lovely baby name on the rise, one which sounds more refreshing than the more familiar Marina.

As a place-name, Marin is pronounced with the accent on the second syllable, Ma-RIN, sort of like Marie, though when used as a name, many would say MAR-in, sort of like marry.

Marin is unisex in several European countries (in Croatia it's currently Number 29 for boys); Maren is an alternate, Scandinavian, spelling. In France a very fashionable alternative for girls is Marine.

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Famous People Named Marin

Marin Cilic, Croatian male tennis player
Marin Barleti, Albanian male historian and Catholic priest
Marin Boucher, French Male Pioneer
Marin_Drinov, Bulgarian male historian and philologist
Marin Držić, Croatian Male Renaissance playwright
Marin Getaldić, Male mathematician and physicist
Marin Goleminov, Male Bulgarian composer, violinist, conductor and pedagogue
Marin Karmitz, Male French businessman, film producer, director and distributor
Marin Marais, Male French Baroque music composer
Marin Preda, Romanian male novelist
Marin Rozić, Croatian male professional basketball player
Marin Soljačić, Croatian male physicist and electrical engineer
Marin Sorescu, Romanian male poet, playwright, and novelist
Marin Skender, Croatian male football goalkeeper
Marin Mazzie, Broadway actress
Marin Mersenne, 17th-century male academic
Marin, niece of Bethany Mota (YouTube's macbarbie07)
Marin Ireland, American actress


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Pop Culture References for the Name Marin

In the movie "Somethin's Gotta Give" (2003), the character played by Amanda Peet is called Marin.

Marin Frist, main character in the TV series Men in Trees

Marin, from the Game Boy game The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening

Hanna Marin, character in the "Pretty Little Liars" series

Marin City, California

Marin County, California

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