Marin Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Marin:
German variant of Maria, the Latin form of Mary, which is derived from the Hebrew Miryām (sea of bitterness, sea of sorrow). There is much debate over the meaning of the name, however. While "sea of bitterness or sorrow" seems to be the most probable, some sources give the alternative definitions of "rebellion," "wished-for child," and "mistress or lady of the sea."
From A World of Baby Names by Teresa Norman.
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Rin, Mar, Mari
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Variant of Maren
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Marin Čilić, Croatian tennis player (male)
Marin Hinkle, actress (Two and a Half Men)
Marin Sais, American silent film actress.
- Marin in song, story & screen
Marin is the character played by Amanda Peet in the 2003 movie "Something's Got to Give" - daughter of Diane Keaton's main character, Erica Barry. Pronounced MARE-in in the movie, rather than MAR-in as listed above or Ma-RIN like the county in California.
Marin, a character from the Legend of Zelda:Links Awakening
Marin ('MAR-in') is the name of the eldest sister in the novel titled 'Trail of Broken Wings', by Sejal Badani (2015).