Meaning and Origin of: Marlow

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Old English : From the hillside lake

Boy name variations

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.