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What does Marielle mean?

Marielle Pronunciation of Marielle [marielle] as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the name Marielle means "star of the sea". Marielle is a version of Mariel (Danish, Latin): variation of Mary.

Associated with: star, sea.


Marielle has 6 variants: Marelle, Marial, Meriel, Murial, Muriel and Murielle.

22 more alternative forms via Mariel, Mary: Marabelle, Maree, Marella, Marette, Marianne, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Marieke, Mariela, Mariella, Mariet, Marietta, Mariette, Marijke, Marilee, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn, Marlele, Marybell and Marylee.

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Middle name pairings:
Marielle Maycee (M.M.), ..

How popular is Marielle?

Marielle is a somewhat prominent first name for women (#3942 out of 4276, Top 92%) but an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Marielle was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak rank of #1376 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is currently at #1808. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marielle name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Mary (#124 the previous year), Marilyn (#426), Marie (#564), Mariella (#1433), Mariela (#1560), Mariel (#1839), Marianne (#1985), Muriel, Marylee, Marietta, Maree, Mariette, Marilee and Marilla are the prominent variation forms of Marielle (#1808 the previous year). Other forms, like Marice, are uncommon. Usage of these forms of Marielle was widespread among parents in the 1890s (average #1416) and has become significantly less since (#1582, 97.1%), with forms such as Muriel falling out of fashion.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marielle, Maree, Marianne, Marie, Mariel in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariela, Mariella, Marietta, Mariette, Marilee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marilyn, Mary, Marylee, Muriel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marielle is pronounced similarly to Marell, Merielle, Merill, Merrell, Merrielle, Mirell, Mirelle, Mirielle and Myrelle. Other recommended names are Adrielle, Arielle, Ariellel, Basille, Bazeelle (see Basilia), Bazille, Carniella, Claribelle, Cornelle, Danelle, Darcell, Darcelle, Darielle, Darnelle, Gabriella, Gavrielle, Gayelle, Gazelle, Gracielle, Griselle, Jaenelle, Jamielee, Jamille, Janiella, Karmelle, M'chelle, Madelle, Maelee, Maible, Maraville (see Marvell), Marcee, Marcille, Mariane, Marigold, Marinell, Marinella, Marlenne, Marlette, Marnee, Marnette, Marrelda (see Marelda), Marsella, Martelle, Marvele, Marvell, Maryl, Marylea, Matilde, Maybelle, Merel, Merrall, Merrilee, Merrill, Meryle, Michelle, Mikelle, Mireille, Mishelle, Muriella, Mychelle, Myrle, Myrrilla, Nanelle, Norelle, Pashelle and Sabelle. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marielle.

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