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TypeSurname (from location)
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.MAHR-lo
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Meaning & History

Originally a name for a person from Marlow (Buckinghamshire), England. The place name means "remnants of a lake" from Old English mere "lake" and lafe "remnants, remains".

Related Names

VariantMarlowe
Entry updated December 3, 2014