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What does Mariette mean?

Mariette Pronunciation of Mariette [ma-ri-ette] as a name for girls is a Latin name, and Mariette means "star of the sea". Mariette is an alternate spelling of Maria (Latin). Mariette is also a derivative of Marietta (French, Latin). Mariette is also used as a variation of Mary (Latin).

Associated with: star, sea.


Mariette has 2 variants: Marette and Mariet.

19 more alternative forms via Maria, Marietta, Mary: Manette, Maree, Marelle, Maretta, Marianne, Marice, Marie, Marieanne, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marilee, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Maryetta, Minette and Murielle.

Creative forms:
(female) Marriette, Merte, ..

(male) Mared, Marieten, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mariette Alissa (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mariette?

Mariette is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3362 out of 4276, Top 79%) and also a somewhat prominent last name for both adults and children (#127948 out of 150436, Top 85%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Mariette reached its top rank of #1926 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not listed currently. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Maree, Maria (#109 in recent rankings), Marianne (#1985), Marie (#564), Mariel (#1839), Mariela (#1560), Mariella (#1433), Marielle (#1808), Marietta, Marilee, Marita, Maritza (#1201), Mary (#124) and Maryetta are the popular varying forms of Mariette ranked in the Top 2000. Other variants, like Manette, are seldom used. These relations of Mariette were popular a century ago (adoption of 9.1%) and have become significantly less popular since (adoption 0.4%, down 95%), with versions such as Marie becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariette, Maree, Maria, Marianne, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Marita, Maritza, Mary, Maryetta in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Mariette is alike in pronunciation to Marit. Other recommended names are Arette, Arlette, Brette, Brigette, Britte, Caretta, Caritta, Carlette, Clarette, Dariele (see Daria), Dawnette, Dorette, Earletta, Eliette, Ervette, Garnette, Grette, Harriett, Harrietta, Harriotte, Henriette, Irvette, Jackette, Jannette, Jorjette, Karielle, Larretta (see Loretta), Lavette, Lorette, Lorrette, Malitta, Marcee, Marcelle, Marcene, Marceyne (see Marcene), Margeree, Margerie, Marget, Margrete, Marhta, Maribelle, Maribeth, Marien, Marijke, Marinelle, Marise, Marisse, Marjerie (see Margery), Markeeta, Marnee, Marselle, Mart, Marta, Marte, Martelle, Martha, Marthe, Marthy, Marti, Martia, Martie, Martje, Martta, Mirielle, Mirtie, Musette, Nadette, Orette, Ornette, Rayette, Sallette, Sharlette, Starlette and Wanette. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariette.

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