What does Marianna mean?
Marianna \m(a)-rianna, mari(an)-na\ as a name for girls. Marianna's roots are French, Latin and Hebrew, and Marianna means "star of the sea; grace". Marianna is a variant of Marianne (French, Latin, Hebrew). Marianna is also a variation of Mary (Latin).
Marianna has 23 more related forms via Marianne, Mary: Maria, Mariam, Marian▼, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann▼, Mariela▼, Mariella, Marien, Marietta▼, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion▼, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza▼, Marjan, Maryan, Maryann▼ and Maryanne▼.
Marianna is a very prominent first name for women (#1117 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Marianna for girls. Marianna was first listed in 1900-1909 and reached its apex position of #671 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #868 presently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Marianna and related names. Popular related forms of Marianna (#868 the previous year) are Maria (#115 the previous year), Mariam (#568), Marian, Mariana (#331), Mariann, Marianne, Mariela, Marietta, Marilyn (#405), Marin, Marion, Marita, Maritza, Mary (#120), Maryann and Maryanne. Usage of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.4608%) and has become much less since (usage 0.2114%, down 54.1%), with forms like Mariela, Marion, Maritza, Maryann and Maryanne becoming somewhat outmoded. Mariam (#568), Mariana (#331) and Marilyn (#405) are three of the more chic baby names in this list, with Mariana having a rebound in usage. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Marianna is pronounced similarly to Marina▼, Marinna and Miriana. Other suggested similar baby names are Darianna, Karianna, Marieanne, Marinn and Maurianne. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marianna.