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Meaning and name origin

Mariana \m(a)-ria-na\ as a girl's name is of French and Latin origin. Mariana is a variant of Marian (French): blend of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea" and Ann (Hebrew) "grace"; variant of Mary; anglicized form of Marion. Also a variant of Marianne (French): Annemarie is another name that blends the names of the Virgin Mary and her mother, thus appealing to Catholic families.


Mariana has 2 variant forms: Marianna, Maryanna.


Mariana is a very popular first name for females (#931 out of 4276, Top 22%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mariana for girls. Mariana reached its highest rank of #165 in the U.S. in 2005. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariana name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mariana outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mariana and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Mariana (#331), Marianna (#868), Marian and Marianne. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marian, Mariana, Marianna, Marianne, Mary in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marianne, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mariana is also pronounced similarly to Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marina, Marinna, Maroona, Mirana and Miriana. Other suggested similar baby names are Cariana, Kariana, Marciana, Mariam, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann, Marien, Marin, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Marlana, Marna, Maryan, Maryann and Mirian. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariana.