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The name Marilyn is of English origin, and is a combination of Mary and Lyn.  The table below indicates the number of times the name Marilyn has been given to baby girls in recent years.  The last 125 years refers to 1880 through 2004; last year refers to 2004.  The rank and count values are based on U.S. Social Security Administration counts for the one thousand most popular names given to baby girls in each of these years. 

Cumulative Usage Chart for the Name Marilyn
Use of the Name Marilyn for Girls During the Last ...
125 Years 50 Years 25 Years 10 Years 5 Years 2 Years 1 Year
361,889 79,163 13,865 5,307 2,568 997 490
The table below indicates the number of times the name Marilyn has been given to baby girls and baby boys each year, from 1880 through 2004.  Marilyn first appeared in the top thousand girl or boy names during 1906, which is the first year shown on the table.  A blank entry indicates that the name did not rank among the top one thousand names given to girls or boys, respectively, during the specified year.

Yearly Usage Chart for the Name Marilyn
  Used as a Girl Name Used as a Boy Name
Year RankCount RankCount
190675824  
190793917  
190876226  
190989921  
1910    
191178431  
191266956  
191368658  
191467475  
1915626111  
1916555146  
1917520165  
1918422245  
1919314404  
1920288522  
1921253697  
19221461,698  
19231182,287  
19241012,861  
1925833,417  
1926654,368  
1927465,556  
1928386,058  
1929336,726  
1930229,268  
1931199,657  
19321610,573  
1933169,119  
1934179,384  
19351410,410  
19361311,066  
1937139,73293945
1938199,750  
1939199,534  
1940258,703  
1941308,544  
1942279,904  
19432710,137  
1944279,723  
1945279,515  
19462910,704  
19472911,881  
1948339,924  
1949339,860  
1950379,285  
1951419,134  
1952389,799  
19533610,742  
19543510,809  
1955498,408  
1956716,923  
1957825,730  
1958964,942  
19591094,354  
19601184,065  
19611223,793  
19621273,605  
19631253,312  
19641462,793  
19651512,491  
19661701,997  
19671671,966  
19681981,576  
19692181,399  
19702481,258  
19712391,216  
1972291865  
1973301773  
1974314729  
1975339652  
1976341647  
1977359612  
1978341634  
1979389558  
1980393577  
1981392578  
1982395584  
1983367611  
1984417509  
1985422519  
1986443486  
1987420530  
1988425545  
1989395626  
1990434579  
1991439581  
1992381677  
1993412604  
1994459552  
1995450568  
1996416611  
1997448566  
1998489517  
1999530477  
2000511518  
2001501549  
2002542504  
2003546507  
2004571490  
Totals:  361,889 45

During the last 125 years, parents have used Marilyn as a girl's name about 99% of the time and less frequently (about 0% of the time) as a boy's name.  Cumulative counts and total counts shown on the above tables are somewhat lower than actual counts because the name Marilyn appears in the top 1,000 girl names only 98 times during the last 125 years.

See the Social Security card applications information for qualifiers about the data shown on this page.


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