What does Mariko mean?
Mariko [mariko] as a girls' name is pronounced MAH-ree-koh. It is of Japanese origin, and the meaning of Mariko is "ball, circle".
(female) Marriko, Matriko, ..
(male) Mariro, Marito, .. Middle name pairings:
Mariko Judith (M.J.), ..
How popular is Mariko?
Mariko is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#3070 out of 4276, Top 72%) but an uncommon surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Mariko has not been ranked in the list thus far. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Mariko is pronounced similarly to Marika and Maryka. Other recommended names are Eriko, Jarika, Machiko, Maeko, Manika, Marcee, Marcey, Marci▼, Marcia▼, Marcie▼, Marcy▼, Mareisa, Marg, Marga, Marge, Margey, Margi, Margie▼, Margo▼, Margy, Mariah, Mariam▲, Marian▼, Marice, Maricia, Marie▼, Marieke, Marien, Mariet, Marijke, Marike, Marilou, Marilu, Marin, Marina▼, Marine, Marinn, Marion▼, Marise, Marisha, Mariske, Marissa▼, Marisse, Marit, Marita, Mariza, Marja, Marje, Marjey (see Margaret), Marji, Marjie, Marjo, Marjy, Markee, Markia, Markie, Marlo▼, Marqui, Marris, Marsee, Marsha▼, Maryjo, Maryk, Marys, Marysa, Maryse, Maurisa, Maurise, Mirka, Morisa, Nariko, Sarika and Tamiko. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariko.See names in meaning and etymology.