What does Marianna mean?
Marianna [mar-i-an-na] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Marianna means "star of the sea; grace". Marianna is a variant form 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▼.Creative forms:
(female) Marianta, Maxianna, ..
(male) Marianni, Marini, .. Middle name pairings:
Marianna Zaira (M.Z.), ..
How popular is Marianna?
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 reached its apex position of #649 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #853 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related girl names. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the girl name Marianna and related names. Popular related forms of Marianna (#853 the previous year) are Maria (#109 the previous year), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Mariana (#296), Mariann, Marianne (#1985), Mariela (#1560), Mariella (#1433), Marietta, Marilla, Marilyn (#426), Marin (#1471), Marion (#1527), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1201), Mary (#124), Maryan, Maryann (#1809), Maryanna and Maryanne. Usage of these forms of Marianna was more pronounced during 1880-1889 (usage of 8.5%) and has become much diminished since (usage 0.6%, ▼93%), with forms like Maria becoming less stylish. Mariam and Marianna are two of the more chic baby names in this list.
Marianna▲ is pronounced similarly to Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marina▼, Marinna, Maroona, Mirana, Miriana, Morwenna, Morwinna and Morwynna. Other suggested similar names are Ariadna, Aryanna▲, Barinda, Briahna, Brianda, Brianna▼, Brieanna, Carilena (see Caroline), Carlenna (see Carlene), Chrisanna, Crisanna, Dariane, Darina, Davianna, Doriana, Fabianna, Fabianne, Fayanna, Gianna, Glorianna, Hadriana, Jacinna (see Jacinda), Julianna▲, Karinne, Karinya, Kerianna, Kerianne, Loreanna, Loriann, Makenna▲, Malana, Malina, Malinda▼, Maranda▼, Mariah, Marialinda, Marialisa, Marieanne, Marinda, Marine, Marisha, Mariza, Marlana, Marlena, Marlynne, Marney, Marsalla, Martina, Maryon, Maryonn, Merona, Merrona, Miranda▼, Mirna, Mirranda, Orianna, Quianna, Raeanna, Sirvanna, Teriann, Toriana, Varina, Vianna and Zarinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marianna.See names in meaning and etymology.