What does Marie mean?
Marie /mar-ie/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marie is "star of the sea".
Variant of Mary. Earliest English form of the name which was revived in the 19th century. Scientist Marie Curie; Queen Marie Antoinette of Scots; singer Marie Osmond.
Marie▼ has 1 variant: Maree.
Marie▼ has 34 more relations via Mary: Mair, Maire, Malia▲, Mallie▼, Mame, Mamie▼, Mara▲, Mare, Maren, Maria, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marice, Maridel, Mariel▼, Mariela▼, Marilee▼, Marin, Marion▼, Marita, Marja, Marje, Marla▼, Marlo▼, Marya, Maryse, Maure, Maurine▼, Maurise, Mayme▼, Maymie▼, Mayria, Meriel and Muriel▼.
Marie has 1 masculine form: Mariano.Kreatif forms: Maerie, Mirie, Mirrie. [more]
How popular is Marie?
Marie is a very popular first name for women (#44 out of 4276, Top 1%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#11964 out of 150436, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Marie for girls. Marie reached its apex rank of #8 in the U.S. in the 1900s, and is at #579 currently. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marie and affiliated names. Prominent alternative forms of Marie (#579 the previous year) listed in the Top 1000 are Malia (#345 the previous year), Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara (#695), Maren, Maria (#115), Mariam (#568), Marian, Marianne, Mariel, Mariela, Marietta, Marilee, Marin, Marion, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#120), Maurine, Mayme, Maymie, Mitzi and Muriel. Adoption of these girl names was at its most widespread during 1900-1909 (usage of 0.3469%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.1376%, ▼60.3%), with forms like Marie, Mariela, Marlo, Maurine and Muriel becoming somewhat outmoded. Malia (#345), Mara (#695) and Mariam (#568) are three of the more contemporarily stylish names for newborns in this compilation. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marie▼ is alike in pronunciation to Mairi, Marah, Mari▼, Mariah▲, Marra, Maurie, Merrie, Miri, Moria and Myree. Other suggested similar baby names are Carie, Karie, Macie▲, Marcie▼, Marge▼, Margie▼, Marien, Mariet, Marike, Marine, Maris, Marise, Marit, Marjie, Markie, Marlie, Marne, Marnie▼, Marte, Martie, Marve, Maxie▼, Mazie▼ and Sarie. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marie.