Mariette

Mariette is a French female name, a diminutive of Marie, itself a variant of Maria, the Latin form of Hebrew name Miriam, a name of unknown meaning though possible meanings ascribed to it are “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness” or “obstinacy”, and “wished for child”. It’s also possible that it might be derived from an Egyptian name either meaning “beloved” from myr, or from mr “love”.

Origin: uncertain, either Hebrew or Egyptian

Meaning: unknown though various meanings attributed to it are “sea of bitterness”, “rebelliousness”, “obstinacy”, “wished for child”, or “beloved”, “love”

Usage: French

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Variants:

  • Marietta (Italian, Greek, Hungarian, German, Polish)

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