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pinWhat does Marianne mean?

Marianne /mar-i-anne/ as a girls' name is of French, Latin and Hebrew origin, and the meaning of Marianne is "star of the sea; grace".

A blend of Marie (Latin) "star of the sea" and Anne (Hebrew) "grace". Annemarie is another name that blends the names of the Virgin Mary and her mother, thus appealing to Catholic families. Shakespeare gave the name Mariana to a woman noted for her loyalty in "Measure for Measure". To the French, the name symbolizes their spirit for "liberty, equality and fraternity". See also Miriam.


Marianne has 10 variants: Mariana, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna, Marien, Maryam, Maryan, Maryann and Maryanna.

Affiliated girl name: Mary.

Marianne has 2 more alternative forms via Anne, Annemarie, Marie, Miriam: Mariam and Mirian.

Kreatif forms: Maerianne, Manrianne, Marianme. [more]

pinHow popular is Marianne?

Marianne is a very popular first name for females (#380 out of 4276, Top 9%) but a unique last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name statistics of Marianne for girls. Marianne entered the list in 1900-1909 and reached its peak position of #189 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, but is not listed at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marianne name in U.S.

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

Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Marianne and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Marianne rated in the Top 1000 are Mary (#120 last year), Miriam (#305), Mariana (#331), Anne (#553), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Maryam (#597), Marianna (#868), Annemarie, Maryann and Mariann. These relations of Marianne reached the height of their popularity in the 1930s (median #528) and are somewhat less popular today (#660, 28%), with forms such as Annemarie becoming somewhat outmoded. Maryam, Mariam and Mariana are three of the more fashionable baby names in this list, and there is also a revival in baby name usage for Mariana.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marianne, Anne, Annemarie, Mariam, Mariana in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariann, Marianna, Marie, Mary, Maryam in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maryann, Miriam in U.S.

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

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Marianne is alike in pronunciation to Marian, Marieanne, Marin, Marine, Marinn, Marion, Maryanne, Maryonn, Maurianne, Maurine and Morine. Other suggested similar baby names are Adriane, Adrienne, Ariane, Arianna, Arianne, Asianne, Breanne, Brienne, Cariana, Carinna, Carmaine, Chrisanne, Coriann, Cyprianne, Damiane, Dariane, Darienne, Darynne, Daviane, Dayanne, Doriane, Galianna, Garlande, Glorianne, Hadrianna, Kariann, Karianne, Kaylanne, Kylianne, Laciann, Larine, Lauriane, Malanie, Malisande, Marcene, Marciana, Marcianne, Mareen, Mareina, Maren, Marialena, Marilena, Marilyn, Marina, Marlaina, Marlayna, Marlene, Marlenn, Marlyne, Marlynn, Marlynne, Marne, Marthine, Maurene, Mazine, Meriam, Minne, Morene, Morgaine, Morwenna, Morwinna, Sarinna, Tatianna and Teriann. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marianne.