Marinko is a male name, in Croatia almost exclusively Croatian. It is one of the more common names (among the top 500) in Croatia, with over eight thousand namesakes living there.
The relative popularity of names Marinko in Croatia
The name Marinko was the most popular from years 1950 to 1960. The peak year was 1960. It was the least popular from years 1995 to 2005.
Name Marinko is present mainly in North-West Croatia, and scarcely in Central Croatia. Most of the persons named Marinko live in the following cities and municipalities: Zagreb (about a thousand), Split (over two hundred), Rijeka (over two hundred). Relatively speaking, the city with the highest percentage of namesakes is Galovac (1.0% of total population).
Mentions in sources
In the sources analysed in the project Acta Croatica so far, the name is mentioned over two hundred times, the first time 1538 in source Catholic Church Parish Records.