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Girl Name: Marie

Name: Marie
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rie\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl (Marie's also a boy name)
Origin: French
Related Names: Manon, Maria, Marianne, Marietta, Mitzi
Sounds Like: Mari, Mare, Maurie
Variant forms: Maree
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 44
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 12007


Marie \m(a)-rie\ as a girl's name is of French origin. Variant of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea". Earliest English form of the name which was revived in the 19th century. Scientist Marie Curie; Queen Marie Antoinette of Scots; singer Marie Osmond.

Marie has 1 variant form: Maree.

For more information, see also related names Manon, Maria, Marianne, Marietta and Mitzi.

Baby names that sound like Marie are Mari, Mare and Maurie.

View a list of the 12 names that reference Marie.


Marie is a very popular first name for women (#44 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12007 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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