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What does Mariann mean?

Mariann Pronunciation of Mariann [mar-i-ann] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and the meaning of the name Mariann is "star of the sea; grace". Mariann is an alternate form of Marianne (French, Latin, Hebrew). Mariann is also a variation of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea, grace.


Mariann has 12 variants: Maren, Marian, Mariane, Marien, Marin, Marion, Maryan, Maryann, Maryanne, Maureen, Maurene and Maurine.

30 more different relations via Marianne, Mary: Malia, Mara, Maria, Mariam, Mariana, Marianda, Marianna, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marilee, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marja, Marjan, Marla, Marya, Maryam, Maryanna, Marylin, Mayria, Miriam and Murial.

Creative forms:
(female) Maiann, Maniann, ..

(male) Marhan, Marimen, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mariann Myka (M.M.), ..

How popular is Mariann?

Mariann is a very prominent first name for women (#1476 out of 4276, Top 35%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Mariann was first listed in 1920-1929 and reached its top position of #680 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariann name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Prominent alternative forms of Mariann are Malia (#313 via latest list), Mara (#739), Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Mariana (#296), Marianna (#853), Marianne (#1985), Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Mariela (#1560), Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn (#426), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1201), Marla, Mary (#124), Maryam (#567), Maryan, Maryann (#1809), Maryanna, Maryanne, Marylin, Maureen, Maurine and Miriam (#294). Other variants, like Maritsa, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Mariann reached its peak in the 1890s (average #1482) and has become significantly diminished since (#1326, 92%), with versions like Maurine becoming less in vogue. Mary has generally been a favorite of parents, though Maryam has become popular as well over time.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariann, Malia, Mara, Maren, Maria in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Marianna, Marianne in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marilee, Marilla in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maritza, Marla, Mary, Maryam, Maryan in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryann, Maryanna, Maryanne, Marylin, Maureen in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maurine, Miriam in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary, Maryam outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mariann is alike in pronunciation to Mairin, Mareen, Marieanne, Marine, Marinn, Marrin, Maryn, Maryon, Maryonn, Maurianne, Miran, Mirian and Morine. Other recommended names are Briann, Cariana, Coriann, Darian, Dariane, Darianna, Kariana, Kariann, Karianna, Karianne, Keriann, Laciann, Loriann, Marciana, Marciane, Marcianne, Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Mariah, Marial, Marilynn, Marina, Marinna, Marjanne, Marlana, Marlane, Marlenn (see Marlin), Marlinn, Marlynn, Marna, Marne, Marni, Marnia, Maroona, Meriam, Mirana, Miriana, Morgann, Myriam and Teriann. These names tend to be less frequently used than Mariann.

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