Submitted Place Name Revision History

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3/25/2015, 9:29 AM Frollein Gladys move from given name to place name
3/25/2015, 9:29 AM Frollein Gladys
2/24/2007, 6:59 AM Harry More

Name Marlborough
Type Other
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. Maul-bruh
Edit Status Statusnot set

Meaning & History

Originating from the name of a market town in Wiltshire. Legend has it that the Mound is the burial site of Merlin and that the name of the town, Marlborough comes from Merlin's Barrow.

Around 1600AD the 1st Earl of Marlborough was titled. Earl's were often referred to by their title name and it is from this that Marlborough probably originated as a first name.
Added 2/24/2007 by Harry More