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Gender: Female Meaning of Marine: "from the sea" Origin of Marine: Latin

The name Marine is a girl's name of French, Latin origin meaning "from the sea". Marine and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Names: Unusual and Rare and discussed in our forums with posts like "Baby a Day".

From the experts:

Marine is an extremely popular and fashionable name in France that's virtually unknown here — and is ready to set sail. Marine feels more contemporary than Marina and less hippie-esque than Oceane, another popular name for girls in France.

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Famous People Named Marine

Marine le Pen, French politician
Marine Vacth, French actress and model
Marine Lorphelin, French model; Miss France 2013
Marine Karapetyan, Armenian footballer
Marine Joatton, French sculptor
Marine Jahan, French actress and dancer
Marine Delterme, French actress and painter
Marine Debauve, French gymnast
Marine Brevet, French gymnast
Marine Boyer, French gymnast

Pop Culture References for the name Marine

The U.S. Marine Corps, military branch


amber_nichole Says:


I love this as a middle name for our second daughter on the way. It reminds my husband of the military, but conjures up visions of ocean life for me.

Theodora_Phoenix Says:


I like Marina better. When I was little, my dad was in the Marine corps, so I always associate the word with the military.

lesliemarion Says:


I love this word and name, until I think of latrine. For that reason only, I prefer Marina.