The meaning of Marlea varies depending on the culture. English translations of Marlea include 'from the meadow near the lake' and 'beautiful wood'. The meaning of Marlea is 'star of the sea', 'from Magdala' in Greek. Marlea, a combination of Marlene and Marla, means 'beautiful coastal meadow' In Britain, the gender-neutral name Marlea is most frequently used as a boy's character; it is pronounced as MAARLiy. It is a variation of Marley and is of old English origin. Marlea can also be spelled as Marlene in German, Latin, and Greek roots. In Canada and Scotland, between 1841 - 1911, the name Marlea was also used as a surname. Most Marlea families were discovered in Canada in 1911, with a small number also being found in Quebec. A superb facility for kids' entertainment called Marlea Miniature Golf and Driving Range in St. Tropez Bolton, United States, and an online store with the same name, Marlea, launched in 2020 by Marine and Lea, contributed to the popularity of the name, Marlea.