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What does Marianna mean?

Marianna Pronunciation of Marianna as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Marianna means "star of the sea; grace". Marianna is a variant form of Marianne (French, Latin, Hebrew). Marianna is also a variation of Mary (Latin).


ASSOCIATED WITH star, sea, grace


VARIANTS Maryanna, Mariana

RELATED FORMS VIA MARIANNE, MARY Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marianda, Mariane, Mariann, Mariela, Mariella, Marien, Marietta, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marjan, Maryan, Maryann, Maryanne



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How popular is Marianna?

Marianna is a very prominent first name for women (#1117 out of 4276, Top 26%) but an unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marianna reached its apex position of #649 in the U.S. during 1920-1929, and is at #834 presently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

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

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

Which version is better?

Popular related forms of Marianna (#834 THE PREVIOUS YEAR) are Maria (#116), Mariam (#548), Marian (#1210), Mariana (#286), Mariann, Marianne, Mariela (#1547), Mariella (#1269), Marietta, Marilla, Marilyn (#610), Marin (#1382), Marion (#1605), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1682), Mary (#126), Maryan, Maryann (#1934), Maryanna and Maryanne. Usage of these forms of Marianna was more pronounced during 1940-1949 (USAGE OF 5.8%) and has become much diminished since (USAGE 0.5%, 91%), with forms like Maria becoming less stylish. Mariam, Marianna and Mariella are three of the more chic baby names in this list.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marianna, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariann, Marianne, Mariela, Mariella, Marietta in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Mariska in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Maritza, Mary, Maryan, Maryann in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryanna, Maryanne in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marianna is pronounced similarly to Mareena, Mareina, Marena, Marina, Marinna, Maroona, Mirana, Miriana, Morwenna, Morwinna and Morwynna. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Ariadna, Aryanna, Barinda, Briahna, Brianda, Brianna, Brieanna, Carilena (see Caroline), Carlenna (see Carlene), Chrisanna, Crisanna, Dariane, Darina, Davianna, Doriana, Fabianna, Fabianne, Fayanna, Gianna, Glorianna, Hadriana, Jacinna (see Jacinda), Julianna, Karinne, Karinya, Kerianna, Kerianne, Loreanna, Loriann, Makenna, Malana, Malina, Malinda, Maranda, Mariah, Marialinda, Marialisa, Marieanne, Marinda, Marine, Marisha, Mariza, Marlana, Marlena, Marlynne, Marney, Marsalla, Martina, Maryon, Maryonn, Merona, Merrona, Miranda, Mirna, Mirranda, Orianna, Quianna, Raeanna, Sirvanna, Teriann, Toriana, Varina, Vianna and Zarinda. These names tend to be less frequently used than Marianna.

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