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Meaning and name origin

Marietta \m(a)-rietta, mari(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is of French origin. Diminutive of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea" via Marie. Common since the mid 19th century. Philanthropist Marietta Tree.


Marietta has 4 variant forms: Maretta, Mariet, Mariette and Maryetta.

For more information, see also related girl names Etta and Maria.


Marietta is a very popular first name for females (#889 out of 4276, Top 21%) and also a very popular surname or last name for all people (#22854 out of 88799, Top 26%) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marietta for girls. Marietta reached its highest rank of #433 in the U.S. in 1880-1889. (2014 statistics).

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

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

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Marietta and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Marie (#579), Etta and Marietta. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Etta, Maria, Marie, Marietta, Mary in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marietta is also pronounced similarly to Marita. Other suggested similar baby names are Marette, Marketta, Marnetta and Martta. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marietta.