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Marie Meaning


What does Marie mean?

The name Marie is of Hebrew origin.

The meaning of Marie is "bitter".

Marie is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 5 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ma-rie.

The Given Name Marie

Marie is a great choice for parents looking for a more popular name.

A name fit for a child full of majesty and familiarity, a little adventurer.

Although often used, your delightful little Marie, is sure to make it all her own.

Marie falls into the classic name category.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Marie Anne Blondin, Marie Anne Brideau, and Marie Anne Piedcourt.

Marie Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 576 in baby name popularity for girls with 530 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 655 in baby name popularity for girls with 453 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

Want to see how Marie sizes up? How it compares to some other names? Then check out the Marie Name Popularity Page.

Marie Related Names

Variants of the name Marie include Maree.

The names Mariette, Marion are all forms of Marie.

Marie has the diminutives (nicknames) Manon, Marielle, Marise.

Famous Maries

  • Marie Anne Blondin ~ Saint
  • Marie Anne Brideau ~ Saint
  • Marie Anne Piedcourt ~ Saint
  • Marie Antoniette Hanisset ~ Saint
  • Marie Claude Cyprienne Brard ~ Saint
  • Marie Clementine Anuarite Nengapeta ~ Saint
  • Marie Curie ~ Nobel Prize for Chemistry 1911, Nobel Prize for Physics 1903, Scientist
  • Marie de Jesus Deluil Martiny ~ Saint
  • Marie Dressler ~ Actress
  • Marie Dufour ~ Saint
  • Marie Eugenie of Jesus ~ Saint
  • Marie Francois Sadi Carnot ~ French President (1887-1894)
  • Marie Francoise de Croissy ~ Saint
  • Marie Francoise Lanel ~ Saint
  • Marie Gabrielle Trezel ~ Saint
  • Marie Genevieve Meunier ~ Saint
  • Marie Haze ~ Saint
  • Marie Helene Stollenwerk ~ Saint
  • Marie Madeleine Fontaine ~ Saint
  • Marie Madeline Postel ~ Saint
  • Marie Nicolas Antoine Daveluy ~ Saint
  • Marie of Oignies ~ Saint
  • Marie of the Passion ~ Saint
  • Marie Rivier ~ Saint
  • Marie Rose Deloye ~ Saint
  • Marie Rose Durocher ~ Saint
  • Marie Sainte Euphrasie Pelletier ~ Saint
  • Marie Terezie ~ Bohemian Queen (1740-1741; 1743-1780)
  • Marie Tharp ~ Scientist
  • Marie Therese de Soubiran ~ Saint

Marie Numerology

What will your new littleMarie be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Marie are often mellow and ornery but most of all they are read more >>

Marie Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Marie in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Marie.

Just for fun, see the name Marie in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Marie in Nautical Flags page.