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What does Marella mean?

Marella Pronunciation of Marella as a girls' name has its root in Latin, and the meaning of the name Marella is "star of the sea; shining sea". Marella is a version of Mariel (Danish, Latin): version of Mary. Marella is also a derivative of Marilla: Marilis is a diminutive of Amaryllis.


ASSOCIATED WITH star, sea, shining (light)


VARIANTS Marylu, Marylou, Marylee, Marilee, Mariella, Mariela

RELATED FORMS VIA MARIEL, MARILLA, MARY Malia, Mara, Marabelle, Mare, Maree, Marelle, Maren, Maretta, Marette, Maria, Marial, Mariana, Marielle, Marietta, Marilin, Marilis, Marilyn, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marja, Marla, Marlele, Marlo, Marya, Marybell, Marylin, Marysa, Marysia, Murielle



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How popular is Marella?

Marella is a rare first name for females but a very popular last name for both adults and children (#37480 out of 150436, Top 25%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Popular variation forms of Marella (OUTSIDE TOP 2000) are Maria (#116 LAST YEAR), Mary (#126), Malia (#254), Mariana (#286), Maren (#607), Marilyn (#610), Mara (#681), Mariella (#1269), Mariela (#1547), Maritza (#1682), Marielle (#1772), Marlo (#1980), Marylin, Marylee, Marla, Marilee, Marita, Mariska, Marilla, Marietta, Mariel, Maree and Marylou. These relations of Marella were popular as birth names 78 years ago (ADOPTION OF 5.44%) and are now much less common (ADOPTION 0.56%, DOWN 89.7%), with forms like Marilee going out of style. Malia, Maren, Mara and Mariella are four of the more fashionable girl names among these. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria in U.S.

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marietta, Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn, Mariska in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Maritza, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marylee, Marylin, Marylou in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marella is alike in pronunciation to Marilou, Marilu, Marylea, Merola, Mireilla, Mirella, Mirilla, Morela, Morella, Muriella, Myrella, Myrilla and Myrrilla. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Arella, Cerella, Darelle, Gazella, Harela, Harrella, Janella, Korella, Labella, Laurella, Madella, Madelle, Mahalla, Marcela, Marcella, Marcelle, Marchella, Mareesa, Mareisa, Marelda, Marell, Marena, Maresella (see Marisela), Maressa, Maricella, Marinella, Marisella, Marivella, Marlea, Marlee, Marley, Marlie, Marlow, Marnell, Marshella, Marsiella, Martella, Martelle, Marvela, Marvell, Maryl, Matelda, Mella, Merielle, Merrell, Meryll, Mikella, Mirell, Mirelle, Mirielle, Mosella, Myrelle, Narelle, Orella, Pamella, Parnella, Raella, Rafella, Sadella, Sarelia, Terella and Yabella. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marella.

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