"pleasant seaside meadow"

Marley Origin and Meaning

The name Marley is a girl's name of English origin meaning "pleasant seaside meadow".

Reggae master Bob's surname was one of the biggest risers on the popularity charts for girls in 2008, with spellings Marlee and Marely also leaping in favor. Also used for boys, Marley is one of the top unisex names in the US.

# 283 in the US

Marley Rank in US Top 1000

# 608 on Nameberry

Marley Rank in Nameberry Top 1000

Marley Popularity

Famous People Named Marley

  • Marley Eve SheltonAmerican actress
  • Marley Block (b. 2003)daughter of singer Ken Block of band Sister Hazel
  • Marley Ware (adopted 2006)daughter of NFL football player DeMarcus Ware
  • Marley Rose (b. 2006)daughter of singer Julia Fordham
  • Marley Young (b. 2013)daughter of actor Jordan Young
  • Marley Mae Bean (b. 2013)daughter of NASCAR driver Dexter Bean and beauty queen Misty McCrary
  • Marley Rae McCall (b. 2014)daughter of model Eva Marcille and Kevin McCall
  • Marley Tilford (b. 2014)daughter of actor Terrell Tilford
  • Zahara Marley JoliePitt (b. 2005), daughter of actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt

Marley in Pop Culture

  • Marley Rosecharacter on TV's "Glee"
  • Marley Lovecharacter on American soap "Another World"
  • Marleymale dog in film and book "Marley & Me" by John Grogan