Marisela meaning, girlMarisela

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What does Marisela mean?

Marisela \m(a)-rise-la, mar(i)-sela\ as a girls' name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Marisela is "star of the sea". Blend of Mary with the -ela ending from names such as Graciela or Isabella.


Marisela has 4 variants: Maresella, Maricella, Marisella and Maryzela.

For more information, see also the related girl name Maricela.

Marisela has 29 more related forms via Graciela, Isabella, Mary: Marabel, Marella, Maria, Mariana, Marianna, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Marilee, Marilla, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marla, Marybel, Marybell, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Maurise, Meridel, Meriel and Muriel.


Marisela is a very popular first name for women (#1128 out of 4276, Top 26%) but a rare surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Shown below is the birth name popularity of Marisela for girls. Marisela was first listed in 1970-1979 and reached its highest position of #615 in the U.S. in 1990, but is not in the Top 1000 at the moment. (2014 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Below is a graphed analysis of the popularity of the girl name Marisela and corresponding names. Prominent related forms of Marisela rated in the Top 1000 are Isabella (#4 in 2014), Maria (#115), Mary (#120), Mariana (#331), Marie (#579), Marianna (#868), Maritza, Marita, Muriel, Marla, Mariela, Maricela, Mariel, Graciela, Marietta and Marilee. These girl names were at the height of their popularity in the year 1992 (usage of 0.3364%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2343%, down 30.4%), with versions such as Maritza, Mariela, Marie, Graciela and Marietta falling out of style. Isabella (#4) and Mariana (#331) are two of the more trendy baby names here, with both names having a resurgence in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Graciela, Isabella, Maria, Mariana, Marianna, Maricela, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Marietta in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marilee, Marisela, Marita, Maritza, Marla, Mary, Muriel in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Recommended similar baby names are Marcela, Maricel, Maristela, Marsala and Marsella. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marisela.