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What does Marianna mean?

Marianna /mar-i-an-na/ as a name for girls. Marianna's root is 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).

Associated with: star, sea, grace


Marianna has 2 variants: Mariana and Maryanna.

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.

Kreatif forms:
(female) Maranna, Marianah, ..

(male) Marianni, Marini, ..

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)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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 #868 presently. (Top Baby Names, 2014)

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

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

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 (#1264), Mariana (#331), Mariann, Marianne (#1883), Mariela (#1358), Mariella (#1442), Marietta, Marilla, Marilyn (#405), Marin (#1402), Marion (#1539), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1203), Mary (#120), Maryan, Maryann (#1574), 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 0.5%, 94%), with forms like Maria becoming less stylish. Mariam and Marianna are two of the more chic baby names in this list.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariann, Marianne, Mariela, Mariella, Marietta in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Maritza, Mary, Maryan, Maryann in U.S.

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

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

Similar Names


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.