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Gender: Female Meaning of Maren: "sea" Origin of Maren: Latin Maren's Popularity in 2017: #633

The name Maren is a girl's name of Latin origin meaning "sea". Maren is ranked #633 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like Names That Mean Water and discussed in our forums with posts like "This or That?------------girls!".

From the experts:

Maren is one of the many twenty-first-century takes on Mary--but we find the more classic Marin spelling preferable. When spelled Maren, the pronunciation seems more clearly to resemble Mary, with the emphasis on the first syllable. Marin, the spelling also used for the beautiful coastal county north of San Francisco, is often pronounced with the emphasis on the second syllable, as in Marie.

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Famous People Named Maren

Maren Larae Morris, American country music singer
Maren Kawehilani Jensen, American actress and model
Maren Cathrine Sars, Norwegian socialite
Maren-Sofie Røstvig, Norwegian academic
Maren Derlien, German rower
Maren Virginia Mauer (b. 2013), daughter of baseball player Joe Mauer; twin sister Emily Teresa
Maran Nelson (note different spelling), CEO/cofounder of Clara Labs

Pop Culture References for the name Maren

Maren Elizabeth, an alias of Six in the "I Am Number Four" series by Pittacus Lore

Marin, Miren, Marinn, Marine