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Gender: Female Origin of Marla: Variation of Marlene Meaning of Marlene: German variation of Madeline; combination of Mary and Magdalen

The name Marla is a girl's name . Marla and discussed in our forums with posts like "Change One Letter".

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A few semifamous Marlas have kept this name alive.

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Famous People Named Marla

Marla Lynne Sokoloff, American actress
Marla Gibbs (born Margaret Theresa Bradley), American actress
Marla Maples, American actress and socialite, ex-wife of Donald Trump
(Geraldine) Marla Boyd, Filipina actress
Marla Runyan, American Paralympic runner
Marla Adams, American actress
Marla Glen, American singer
Marla Heasley, American actress
Marla Landi (born Marcella Teresa Scarafina), Italian-British actress
Marla Lukofsky, Canadian voice actress and comedienne
Marla Olmstead, American former child painter
Marla Lynn Pennington, American actress

Pop Culture References for the name Marla

Marla Singer, character in book/film "Fight Club"
Marla Hendricks, character on TV's "Boston Public"
Marla Hooch, character in film "A League of their Own"
Marla McGivers, character on TV's "Star Trek"
Marla Penny, "The Virgin," character on TV's "Seinfeld"
Marla, Venusian secretary on animated series "Space Patrol"
"Marla," song by Grizzly Bear

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