Meaning and name origin
Mariann \m(a)-ria-nn\ as a girl's name is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mariann is "star of the sea". Mariann is a variant of Marianne (French): a blend of Marie (Latin) "star of the sea" and Anne (Hebrew) "grace". Also a variant of Mary (Latin): saint Jerome associated the Virgin's name with the Latin phrase "stella maris".
Mariann is a very popular first name for females (#1476 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Mariann for girls. Mariann reached its highest rank of #709 in the U.S. in 1950-1959. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Mariann and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Mary (#120), Maryann, Maryanne, Maureen, Maurine, Marion, Marian, Mariann, Marianne, Marin and Maren. (2014 statistics).
Mariann▼ is also pronounced similarly to Marieanne, Marine, Marinn, Maryonn, Maurianne and Mirian. Other suggested similar baby names are Kariann, Mariam▲, Mariana▲, Marianna, Marina▼, Marinna, Maryanna and Miriana. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariann.