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Marlene

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German variation of Madeline; combination of Mary and Magdalen

Marlene Origin and Meaning

The name Marlene is a girl's name of German origin.
Marlene Dietrich made it famous when she condensed her first two names, Maria and Magdalena. Now more often pronounced with two syllables rather than three.
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Marlene Popularity

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Lists containing Marlene

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Famous People Named Marlene

  • Marie Magdalene "Marlene" DietrichGerman actress
  • Marlene FavelaMexican actress
  • Marlene HaggeAmerican pro golfer
  • Marlène JobertFrench actress and children's book author, mother of actress Eva Green
  • Marlene KingAmerican TV producer
  • Marlene van NiekerkSouth African author
  • Marlene WeingärtnerGerman tennis player
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Marlene in Pop Culture

  • Marlene McKinnoncharacter in the "Harry Potter" series
  • Marlene Wallacecharacter in video game Final Fantasy VII
  • Marlenecharacter in the Divergent series
  • Marlene GriggsKnope, Leslie's mother on TV's "Parks and Recreation"
  • "Martha Marcy May Marlene" 2011 film
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