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Girl Name: Marietta

Name: Marietta
Pronunciation: \m(a)-rietta, mari(et)-ta\
Gender / Sex: girl name girl
Origin: French
Related Names: Maria
Sounds Like: Marita, Martta, Marette
Variant forms: Maretta, Mariet, Mariette, Maryetta
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 889
Rank as Last Name (Surname, Family Name): 22854


Marietta \m(a)-rietta, mari(et)-ta\ as a girl's name is of French origin. Diminutive of Mary (Latin) "star of the sea" via Marie. Common since the mid 19th century. Philanthropist Marietta Tree.

Marietta has 4 variant forms: Maretta, Mariet, Mariette and Maryetta.

For more information, see also the related name Maria.

Baby names that sound like Marietta are Marita, Martta and Marette.

View a list of the 3 names that reference Marietta.


Marietta is a very popular first name for women (#889 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#22854 out of 88799). (1990 U.S. Census)

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