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pinWhat does Mariel mean?

Mariel /mar-i-el/ [2 sylls.] as a girls' name is pronounced mar-EEL. It is of Danish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mariel is "star of the sea".

Variant of Mary. Actress Mariel Hemingway. See also Meriel.


Mariel has 11 variants: Marella, Marelle, Marial, Marieke, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Mariet, Marijke, Marilla and Marlele.

Mariel has 23 more relations via Mary, Meriel: Mamie, Marabel, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Marilee, Marin, Marion, Marita, Marje, Marybel, Merial, Meridel, Meriel, Meriol, Murial and Muriel.

Kreatif forms: Meeriel, Miriel. [more]

pinHow popular is Mariel?

Mariel is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2447 out of 4276, Top 57%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is the birth name popularity of Mariel for girls. Mariel entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #772 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not in the list currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

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

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

Mamie, Maren, Maria (#115 the previous year), Mariam (#568), Marian, Marie (#579), Mariela, Marilee, Marin, Marion, Marita, Mary (#120) and Muriel are the prominent related forms of Mariel. Usage of these girl names reached its peak during 1910-1919 (usage of 0.466%) and has become significantly lower since (usage 0.187%, 59.9% less), with forms like Marie, Mariela, Marilee, Marion and Muriel falling out of style. Mariam (#568) is the most trendy name for newborns in this compilation. Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Mariel and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Mamie, Maren, Maria, Mariam in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marian, Marie, Mariela, Marilee, Marin in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marion, Marita, Mary, Muriel in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

Mariel is pronounced similarly to Marell, Maryl, Merel and Merill. Other suggested similar baby names are Cariel, Maribel, Maricel, Marien, Marilu, Marivel, Marlea, Marlee, Marley, Marlie and Marvel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariel.