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Marianne meaning and name origin

Marianne \m(a)-rianne, mari(an)-ne\ as a girl's name is of French origin. 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 variant forms: Mariana, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna, Marien, Maryam, Maryan, Maryann and Maryanna.

For more information, see also the related name Mary.

Marianne is also pronounced similarly to Marian, Marieanne, Marine, Marinn, Maryanne and Maurianne. Other suggested similar baby names are Karianne, Marcianne, Marinna and Marjanne.

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Popularity of Marianne

Marianne is a very popular first name for females (#380 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of Marianne name for girls (2012 statistics). Compare Marianne with its variant forms and related girl baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of Marianne name in U.S.
Top 100 ranking of Marianne outside U.S.