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pinWhat does Marietta mean?

Marietta /ma-ri-et-ta/ as a girls' name is of French and Latin origin, and the meaning of Marietta is "star of the sea".

Diminutive of Mary via Marie. Common since the mid 19th century. Philanthropist Marietta Tree.


Marietta has 4 variants: Maretta, Mariet, Mariette and Maryetta.

Related girl names: Etta and Maria.

Marietta has 18 more relations via Marie, Mary: Manette, Marella, Marette, Maria, Mariana, Marianna, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marilla, Mariquita, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza and Maurita.

Kreatif forms: Marietla, Marietma, Marietsa. [more]

pinHow popular is Marietta?

Marietta is a very prominent first name for women (#889 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#23514 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Marietta for girls. Marietta reached its apex rank of #433 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list currently. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Prominent variation forms of Marietta are Etta, Maria (#115 via latest list), Mariana (#331), Marianna (#868), Marie (#579), Mariel, Mariela, Marita, Maritza and Mary (#120). Other variants, like Marette, are seldom used. Adoption of these relations of Marietta was well-received during the years 1910-1919 (adoption of 0.44%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.27%, 38.2%), with forms like Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marietta and Maritza becoming somewhat dated. Mary has been the most prevalent, though Maria is now the most fashionable. Below is a graphed comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marietta and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marietta, Etta, Maria, Mariana, Marianna in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marita, Maritza, Mary in U.S.

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

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Recommended similar baby names are Brieta, Britta, Earletta, Erletta, Garnette, Gretta, Harrietta, Lavetta, Malitta, Marcena, Marelda, Maressa, Margaretta, Marget, Maristela, Marlette, Mart, Martta, Marvella, Meerta, Mirtha, Muriella, Ranitta, Valletta and Zanetta. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marietta.