Meaning and Origin of Marlow - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Marlow

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Boy name origins & meanings:

  • Old English : From the hillside lake

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Family name origins & meanings:

  • English : habitational name from the place in Buckinghamshire on the Thames, named in Old English with mere ‘lake’, ‘pool’ + lāfe ‘remnants’, ‘leavings’, i.e. a boggy area remaining after a lake had been drained.
  • English : possibly also a variant of Marley.