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Meaning and Name Origin

Marie \m(a)-rie\ as a girls' name is of French origin. Variant of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". Earliest English form of the name which was revived in the 19th century. Scientist Marie Curie; Queen Marie Antoinette of Scots; singer Marie Osmond.


Variations

Marie has 1 variant: Maree.

For more on this name, see also related girl names Manon, Maria, Marianne, Marietta and Mitzi.

Marie has 34 more related variations 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.


Popularity

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 (#12007 out of 88799, Top 14%). (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. during 1900-1909, and is at #579 currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

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) 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 the years 1900-1909 and has become much lower since, 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. (Top 1000 Birth Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marianne in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marietta, Marilee, Marin, Marion, Marita, Marla, Marlo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mary, Maurine, Mayme, Maymie, Mitzi, Muriel in U.S.

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


Similar Names

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.

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