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.
Marie▼ has 1 variant: Maree.
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.
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)
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)
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.