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Girl Names Starting with Mari-

Mari- baby names and what they mean, with 40 results. Mari- names are used more often as feminine names. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during the years 1900-1909 (USAGE OF 2.71%) and have become significantly less conventional since (USAGE 0.61%, 77% LESS), with names such as Marisa becoming somewhat outmoded. Mariam (#563) and Marianna (#853) are two of the more contemporarily stylish baby names in this compilation, while Maric (TOP 32%) and Mariona (55%) are familiar Mari- last names.

Mari- names

Mari - Marika | Mariko - Marivel

Mari - Marika

Var. of Mara. Root fr. Hebrew language. "Bitter." Mati is also a slightly prominent baby name. See also Cari.

Mari and variantsMari2, var. Marita1, Marilu, Marilou, Marilisa, Marilene, Marilena, Maridel1, Marilee1, Maribeth
Derived fr. Welsh, Latin words. "Star of the sea." Common as surnames. Compare Mari (UPPER 12%) with popular last names Monari (UPPER 86%), Murri (30%), which also end with -ri.

Damaris and variantsMaris, Mari3
Forms of Damaris. Stems fr. Greek, Latin languages. "Calf; to tame; gentle." Used somewhat widely as baby names, Mari and Maris are comparable to the familiar Marissa.

Maria and variantsMaria1, var. Marika1, Mariette1, Marietta1, Marielena, Marieanne, Marie1, Marialinda, Marialisa, Marialena, Mariah1
Derived fr. Latin element. "Star of the sea." Maria (top 1%), Marie (1%), Marietta (21%), Mariah (31%) and Mariette (79%) are familiar female names.

Mary and variantsMaritza, Maritsa, Marita2, Mariska1, Mariquita, Mariquilla, Marin, Marion1, Marilyn, Marilla1, Marilin, Marilee2, Mariette2, Marielle1, Marietta2, Mariella1, Mariela1, Mariel1, Marie2, Maridel2, Marianne1, Marice, Marianna1, Mariann1, Mariana1, Marian1, Mariam1, Maria2
Forms of Mary. Root fr. Latin. "Star of the sea." Usage of Maria, Maritsa, etc. as birth names in 2015 was up 7.9% compared to the previous year.

Source fr. Latin. "Star of the sea." Mariah is a frequently occurring (top 31%) feminine name. See also Zariah.

Form of Miriam. Derived fr. Hebrew language. "Star of the sea." Mariam is in the Top 2000. See also Mariana.

Marian and variantsMarian2, var. Marion2, Mariane1, Mariana2, Mariam3
Derived fr. French, Latin, Hebrew. "Star of the sea; grace." Mariane is unconventional as a birth name among the forms of Marian.

Var. of Estelle. Root fr. Old French, Latin words. "Star." Marianela is common as a birth name compared to other variations. See also Marinella.

Marianne and variantsMarianne2, var. Marien, Marianna2, Mariann2, Mariane2, Marianda, Mariana3
Root fr. French, Latin, Hebrew elements. "Star of the sea; grace." Used frequently as children's names, Marien, Marianne, etc. are pronounced like the popular Marnie.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Mari, Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Marian

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Mariana, Mariann, Marianna, Marianne, Maribel

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Maribeth, Maricela, Marie, Mariel, Mariela

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Marielena, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Marika, Marilee, Marilla, Marilou, Marilyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Marin, Marion, Maris, Marisela, Mariska

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mari- names: Marita, Maritza

Maribel and variantsMaribel, var. Maribelle, Maribella, Maribell
Source fr. Latin, French words. "Star of the sea; beautiful." Maribelle and forms were popular as baby names 3 decades ago and have become less common, with Maribel falling out of fashion.

Var. of Marcella. Stems fr. Latin. "Dedicated to Mars." Rather unusual as a girls' name. See also Marice.

Maricela and variantsMaricela, var. Marisela, Maricella, Maricel2
Stems fr. Spanish, Latin words. "Dedicated to Mars." Somewhat common as birth names, Maricela, Maricella, etc. are similar to the conventional Mariela.

Var. of Clare. Derived fr. Latin. "Bright, famous." Not in popularity charts.

Origin fr. French, Latin. "Star of the sea." Usage of Marie as a birth name has decreased circa 1900-1909. See also Marike.

Mariel and variantsMariel2, var. Marilla2, Marijke1, Mariet1, Marielle2, Mariella2, Mariela2, Marial, Marieke1
Based on Danish, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Adoption of Mariet and variants was expansive in 1992 and is less today, with Mariela becoming less in vogue.

Marit, Mariet2
Forms of Martha. Origin fr. Aramaic word. "Lady; mistress of the house." Mariet and Marit are scantly used as female names, and Marit is found commonly (upper 96%) as a last name.

Marietta and variantsMarietta3, var. Mariette3, Mariet3
Stems fr. French, Latin elements. "Star of the sea." Less used today. Marietta was the variation last found (1970-1979) in the Top 2000.

Root fr. English. .. the golden flower's name is a .. A rare baby name.

Marika and variantsMarika2, var. Mariske, Mariska2, Marike, Marijke2, Marieke2
Source fr. Danish, Latin languages. "Star of the sea." Less popular today. Mariska was the variant last found (2007) in the Top 2000.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Mari- names for girls.

1. Mari - Marika
Mara [Mari], Mari [Marita, Marilu, Maridel, Marilou, Marilee, Marilisa, Marilene, Marilena, ..], Damaris [Mari, Maris], Maria [Marie, Marika, Marietta, Mariette, Marialisa, Marielena, Marieanne, Marialinda, ..], Mary [Marin, Marita, Marion, Mariska, Maritsa, Maritza, Mariquita, Mariquilla, ..], Mariah, Miriam [Mariam], Marian [Marion, Mariam, Mariane, Mariana], Estelle [Marianela], Marianne [Marien, Mariana, Mariane, Mariann, Marianna, Marianda], Maribel [Maribell, Maribella, Maribelle], Marcella [Maricel], Maricela [Maricel, Marisela, Maricella], Clare [Mariclare], Marie, Mariel [Marial, Mariet, Mariela, Marijke, Marilla, Marieke, Marielle, Mariella], Martha [Marit, Mariet], Marietta [Mariet, Mariette], Marigold, Marika [Marike, Marieke, Marijke, Mariske, Mariska]

Mariko, Marelda [Marilda], Esmeralda [Marilda], Marilla [Marilis], Marilyn [Marilee, Marilin, Marillyn, Marilynn, Marilynne], Marin [Marinn], Mairin [Marin], Marina [Marine, Marinda, Marinna, Marinell, Marinella, Marinelle], Marion [Marian], Mariposa, Maris [Marisa, Marise, Marissa, Marisse], Marisa, Isabel [Marisabel], Marise, Marisela [Maricella, Marisella], Marissa [Mariza, Marisa, Maricia, Marisha, Maritza, Marisse, Marisabel], Maristela, Margaret [Marit], Maravilla [Marivel, Marivella], Marvell [Marivel, Marivella, Marivelle]

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