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Marlie is a variation of Marley which is from Old English words meaning ‘forest’ and ‘pleasure’. The name Marley can be seen to mean ‘Forest of Joy’. Adopted as a first name in fairly modern English, Marley can be both a masculine or feminine name, and can trace itself back to the surnames of Jacob Marley, a Charles Dickens character, and Bob Marley, the reggae singer and songwriter. Marley can also be taken as a shortened form of the girls name Marlene.
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