What does Marianne mean?
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.
Affiliated girl name: Mary.Kreatif forms:
(female) Manianne, Maron, ..
(male) Marianal, Marianter, ..
How 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 reached its peak position of #183 in the U.S. during the years 1950-1959, and is currently at #1883. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Marianne and affiliated names. Popular varying forms of Marianne (#1883 last year) rated in the Top 2000 are Mary (#120 last year), Miriam (#305), Mariana (#331), Anne (#553), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Maryam (#597), Marianna (#868), Maryann (#1574), Mirian, Annemarie, Maryan, Mariann and Maryanna. These relations of Marianne reached the height of their popularity in the 1890s (median #1275) and are now much less popular (#1158, ▼96%), with forms such as Anne becoming somewhat outmoded. Maryam, Mariam and Marianna are three of the more fashionable baby names in this list.
Marianne▼ is alike in pronunciation to Marian▼, Marieanne, Marin, Marine, Marinn, Marion▼, Maryanne▼, Maryonn, Maurianne, Maurine▼ and Morine. Other suggested similar names are Adriane, Adrienne▼, Ariane, Arianna▲, Arianne, Asianne, Breanne▼, Brienne, Cariana, Carinna, Carmaine, Chrisanne, Coriann, Cyprianne (see Cypris), 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 (see Marlin), 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.