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The first name 

Marion is a unisex first name, but it's given significantly more often to girls than boys.

Marion – well-known but still special!

Few children have been named Marion in recent years. Although it is used several times each year, only approximately 6 out of 100,000 children are currently called Marion. Whether you’re a boy or a girl, you will most likely be the only person with the special name Marion at your school. In our SmartGenius ranking, Marion is number *** on the list of most common first names. In the entire USA, approximately 227,083 people – children, adults and seniors – currently bear the name Marion. That is 0.07 % of all living Americans.

You won't believe all there is 
to discover about the name

Marion has 6 letters 
and begins with an M

Well, you might say, you probably figured that out yourself! But what you might not know is: The letter M is a particularly popular initial letter for first names – 7.4% of all common given names in the US begin with this letter. By the way, the most common first letters for given names are A and J.

With six letters, the name Marion is of average length. In fact, 28% of all common first names in the US consist of exactly six letters. 24% of all first names are shorter, while 48% have seven letters or more. On average, first names in the US (not counting hyphenated names) are 6.5 letters long. There are no significant differences between boys' and girls' names.

That means that with 6.3% of all first names that begin with an M, this first letter is much more common than the other letters on average.

Other names with 
M, a, r, i, o and n

If you take all the letters in the name Marion – M, a, r, i, o and n – and put them together again, you can form other names, such as Marino or others.

With hands, flags and sounds 
How to say Marion

If your name is Marion and someone asks after your name, you can of course just tell them what it is. But sometimes that isn't so easy - what if it's too loud, and you don't understand them well? Or what if the other person is so far away that you can see them but not hear them? In these situations, you can communicate your name in so many other ways: you call spell it, sign it, or even use a flag to wave it...

This is how you spell the name Marion

So that everyone really understands you when you have to spell the name Marion, you can simply say:







This is how the name Marion is spelled in the NATO phonetic alphabet

The NATO alphabet often helps people spell words on the phone or radio when there are communication problems.

How do you write Marion in Braille?

Braille is made up of dots, which the blind and visually impaired can feel to read words.



You want to tell a deaf person that your name is Marion

Just use American Sign Language!

The name Marion is particularly colorful in the Semaphore flag signaling system!

These flags are used for maritime communication - each flag represents a letter.


Have you ever waved the name Marion

In the navy, sailors of two ships might wave flags to each other to send messages. A sailor holds two flags in specific positions to represent different letters.


Beeping like crazy...

In Morse code, letters and other characters are represented only by a series of short and long tones. For example, a short tone followed by a long tone stands for the letter A. Marion sounds like this: