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Meaning

The name Marie has the following meaning:

Star of the sea. Derived from Maria.
This name can be given to both baby boys and girls. It is a unisex name.

Popularity

As a baby girl name, Marie is currently a popular baby name, with a recent overall USA popularity ranking of 461 out of 1000 (source: 2000s U.S. Census).

In 2009, the name Marie fell in popularity and moved down the USA Top 1000 charts in Year 2009, by 24 places. For the Year 2009, it ranked 571 in the Top 1000 charts.

The following chart shows the popularity of the name Marie in the USA, over the past 100 years.
USA baby name statistics

Pronunciation

The name Marie is pronounced as mur-ree

Origins

Marie originates from the French language.

See other suggested French baby names.

Related names

The following names are baby names related to Marie and are suitable names for brothers and sisters of Marie: Boys - Chauncey, Gage, Jarvis, Nazaire, Raynard, Reynard, Travis, Girls - Bernadette, Chanel, Charlotte, Cherie, Both genders - Desire, Dior, Mabel, Michelle

Variants

Popular Variants for the name Marie: Maree, Mariel, Marielle (French), Mariette, Marrie

Nicknames

Common nicknames for the name Marie are: Manon

Style

We think the name Marie should fall under the following style category: Biblical.

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Impression

Based on our research, most people would imagine a person with the name Marie to be: Artistic, friendly and sweet woman

In one word, you might describe Marie as a(n) "friendly" person.

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Famous persons

The names of some famous persons by the name Marie (or its variants) are:

Marie Antoinette, born on 2 November, a famous royalty. Marie Antoinette's background: An Archduchess of Austria, and later became Queen of France and Navarre.

Marie Curie, born on 7 November, a famous physicist. Marie Curie's background: A physicist and chemist of Polish upbringing and, subsequently, French citizenship. She was a pioneer in the field of radioactivity, the first twice-honored Nobel laureate (to this day, the only one to win the award in two different sciences) and the first female professor at the University of Paris.

Olive Marie Osmond, born on 13 October, a famous actress. Olive Marie Osmond's background: An American actress, singer, doll designer, and a member of the show business family, The Osmonds.
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