Marlin

Male

Meaning

German for bitter

Origin

British

Pronunciation

/ˈmɑːrlɪn/

Traits associated with the name Marlin:

Dogs named Marlin tend to be loving, hard-working, and affectionate. This name is also associated with companionship, and intelligence.

What does it say about you to have a dog named Marlin?

Naming your dog Marlin suggests that you have an appreciation for the ocean and the creatures that inhabit it. It could also suggest that you have a sense of adventure and a love of exploration.

Is Marlin a good dog name?

Marlin has two syllables, which is highly recommended by dog trainers. Marlin isn't one of the most common names, so your dog will certainly stand out. If you love the name, you should pick it!

Popularity: Overall

1,848
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2,425
New York City Dog Name Database
2,049
Los Angeles Times 'Top Dogs'

Marlin is not a popular dog name. That's great if you like to stand out from the crowd!

Popularity: Historical Trend

Marlin was, in the past month, the 1363rd most viewed dog name on PupNames.com.

As of February 2024, Marlin is becoming a more popular moniker with new puppy owners. Our stats show that the name is more fashionable than it was at this time last year.

We've seen quite a lot of variation in rank for this name, which may suggest seasonal factors or interest driven by pop culture events.

In the past week, Marlin was viewed 55 times, and liked 0 times.

Popularity: United States

The map below shows Marlin's popularity across the United States, according to PupNames data.

Marlin is most adored in Mississippi, Arkansas and Georgia.

By contrast, the name has been shown the least amount of interest in New York, California and Pennsylvania.

Popularity: Around The World

And this world map shows which countries have the greatest love for the name Marlin.

Most popular breeds named Marlin:

  1. Chihuahua
  2. German Shepherd
  3. Jack Russell Terrier
  4. Australian Shepherd
  5. Lhasa Apso

Marlin is found in these categories:

ocean dog names
ocean

Marlin is a type of large fish, making it a fitting name for a sea-loving pup.

grumpy dog names
grumpy

Marlin, like the feisty fish, suggests a stubborn, spirited personality.

disney dog names
disney

He's named after a brave, adventurous clownfish from a beloved animation.

british dog names
british

Associated with a British sports car manufacturer, Marlin Cars.

Dog names like Marlin:

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An enchanter and wise man in celtic mythology.
Max
Greatest
Soldier, or merciful
Mountain belonging to the ruler
Descendant of a sea warrior
Marlin dog name meaning

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