Given Name MARNIE

GENDER: Feminine
USAGE: English
PRONOUNCED: MAHR-nee   [details]

Meaning & History

Possibly a diminutive of MARINA. This name was brought to public attention by Alfred Hitchcock's movie 'Marnie' (1964), itself based on a 1961 novel by Winston Graham.

Categories

diminutives, literature, uncertain etymology
VARIANT: Marni
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