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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MER-ee-əl
, MAR-ee-əl
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Meaning & History

Diminutive of MARY influenced by MURIEL. In the case of actress Mariel Hemingway (1961-), the name is from the Cuban town of Mariel.
VariantsMae, Mamie, Marinda, May, Mayme
DiminutiveMolly
Other Languages & CulturesMarietjie(Afrikaans) Mariam, Maryam(Arabic) Mariam(Armenian) Maria, Miren, Maia(Basque) Maryia(Belarusian) Mary, Miriam(Biblical) Maria, Mariam(Biblical Greek) Miriam(Biblical Hebrew) Maria(Biblical Latin) Mari(Breton) Maria, Mariya(Bulgarian) Maria, Mariona, Ona(Catalan) Maria(Corsican) Marija, Marijeta(Croatian) Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika(Czech) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia(Danish) Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Jet, Jette, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria(Dutch) Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika(Estonian) Maria(Faroese) Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Miia(Finnish) Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise(French) Maria, Maike, Mareike(Frisian) María, Maruxa(Galician) Mariam, Mariami, Meri(Georgian) Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maike, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria(German) Maria, Marietta, Marika(Greek) Maryamu(Hausa) Malia, Mele(Hawaiian) Miriam(Hebrew) Mariamne(History) Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska(Hungarian) María, Mæja(Icelandic) Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Mallaidh, Maureen, Moyra(Irish) Maria, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi(Italian) Marija(Latvian) Marija(Lithuanian) Marija(Macedonian) Moirrey, Voirrey(Manx) Mere(Maori) Malle, Molle(Medieval English) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia(Norwegian) Maria(Occitan) Maryam(Persian) Maria(Polish) Maria, Mariazinha(Portuguese) Maria(Romanian) Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana(Russian) Márjá(Sami) Maria(Sardinian) Màiri, Maura, Moira(Scottish) Marija(Serbian) Mária(Slovak) Marija, Mirjam(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) María, Marita(Spanish) Maritza(Spanish (Latin American)) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My(Swedish) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mair, Mairwen, Mari(Welsh)
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