What does Marella mean?
Marella [marel-la] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Marella is "star of the sea; shining sea". Marella is a version of Mariel (Danish, Latin): variation of Mary. Marella is also a derivative of Marilla.
31 more related forms via Mariel, Marilla, Mary: Malia, Mara▲, Marabelle, Mare, Maree, Marelle, Maren, Maretta, Marette, Maria▼, Marial, Mariana, Marielle, Marietta▼, Marilin, Marilis, Marilyn▼, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza▼, Marja, Marla▼, Marlele, Marlo▼, Marya, Marybell, Marylin, Marysa, Marysia and Murielle.Creative forms:
(female) Marelma, Marelna, ..
(male) Marelm, Marelmi, .. Middle name pairings:
Marella Shoshana (M.S.), ..
How popular is Marella?
Marella is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#37480 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Popular variation forms of Marella (outside Top 2000) are Maria (#109 last year), Mary (#124), Mariana (#296), Malia (#313), Marilyn (#426), Mara (#739), Maren (#1113), Maritza (#1201), Mariella (#1433), Mariela (#1560), Marielle (#1808), Mariel (#1839), Marlo, Marylou, Marylee, Marylin, Marla, Marilee, Maree, Marietta, Marilla, Mariska and Marita. These relations of Marella were popular as birth names 135 years ago (adoption of 8.32%) and are now much less common (adoption 0.58%, down 93%), with forms like Marlo going out of style. Mara is the most fashionable girl name among these. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Marella is alike in pronunciation to Marilou, Marilu, Marylea, Merola, Mireilla, Mirella, Mirilla, Morela, Morella, Muriella, Myrella, Myrilla and Myrrilla. Other suggested similar names are Arella, Cerella, Darelle, Gazella, Harela, Harrella, Janella, Korella, Labella, Laurella, Madella, Madelle, Mahalla, Marcela, Marcella▼, Marcelle, Marchella, Mareesa, Mareisa, Marelda, Marell, Marena, Maresella (see Marisela), Maressa, Maricella, Marinella, Marisella, Marivella, Marlea, Marlee▲, Marley▲, Marlie, Marlow, Marnell, Marshella, Marsiella, Martella, Martelle, Marvela, Marvell, Maryl, Matelda, Mella, Merielle, Merrell, Meryll, Mikella, Mirell, Mirelle, Mirielle, Mosella, Myrelle, Narelle, Orella, Pamella, Parnella, Raella, Rafella, Sadella, Sarelia, Terella and Yabella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marella.See names in meaning and etymology.