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

The name Marin is a girl's name of Latin origin. Marin and is often added to lists like Literary Names for Girls and discussed in our forums with posts like "A brother or sister for little Jack or Olivia".

From the experts:

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, to rhyme with Karen.

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 Honda, Japanese figure skater
Marin Alsop, American conductor and violinist
Marin Joy Mazzie, American actress and singer
Marin Yvonne Ireland, American actress
Marin Elizabeth Hinkle, American actress
Marin Sais (born Mae Smith), American actress
Marin, niece of Bethany Mota (YouTube's macbarbie07)
Marin Hopper, daughter of actor Dennis Hopper

Pop Culture References for the name Marin

Marrin Barry, character in "Somethin's Gotta Give" (2003)
Marin Frist, character on "Men in Trees"
Marin, character in "The Legend of Zelda: Link's Awakening"
Hanna Marin, character in the "Pretty Little Liars" series
Marin City, California
Marin County, California

Marena, Maren, Marinn, Marrin