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Gender: Male Origin of Marlon: English, meaning unknown Marlon's Popularity in 2017: #791

The name Marlon is a boy's name of English origin. Marlon is ranked #791 on our popularity charts and is often added to lists like English Names for Boys and discussed in our forums with posts like "Makeover Name Game - But Not".

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Associated for half a century with Marlon Brando, who inherited the French-inflected name from his father, Marlon has been especially well used by African-Americans, including the Jackson and Wayans families. Though heard much less now than it was in the seventies, this could change as parents look to the names of old Hollywood stars.

Keith Richards, Dennis Miller, and (more recently) Monet Mazur all have sons named Marlon.

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Famous People Named Marlon

Marlon Brando, American actor
Marlon Moore, American football player
Marlon David Jackson, of the Jackson family and "The Jackson 5"
Marlon Lamont Wayans, American actor/comedian
Marlon Teixeira, Brazilian male model
Eric Marlon Bishop, birth name of American actor Jamie Foxx
Marlon Leon Sundeep Richards (b. 1969), son of guitarist Keith Richards and model Anita Pallenberg
Marlon Miller (b. 1983), son of comedian Dennis Miller
Marlon de Rakoff (b. 2005), son of actress Monet Mazur and Alex de Rakoff
Marlon Kanzan Gilbert (b. 2014), son of guitarist Paul Gilbert of Mr. Big and Racer X
Chester Marlon Hanks (b. 199), son of American actor Tom Hanks

Pop Culture References for the name Marlon

The Marlon royal family (Mammon, demon of wealth and greed), Evillous Chronicles
Marlon, Evillious Chronicles country (representing real-life country England)
Marlon Rimes, character from 'Ace Attorney'
Carlos Marlon, the Third Prince of the Kingdom of Marlon, and lover of Banica Conchita in the Evillious Chronicles.
Gallerian Marlon, Director of the USE Dark Star Bureau and perpetrator of the Dark Star scandal in the Evillious Chronicles.

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