Marie

Pronunciation: ma-hre-e-e-h
Origin: France
gender-female
Author

Emmy Samtani

Emmy Samtani

Emmy is the founder of Kiindred and mother to 3 little ones. Over the last 4 years, she has worked with some of the most credible experts in the parenting space and is a keen contributor on all things parenthood.
Region Origin: Western Europe

The name Marie is a given name, often referred to as a first name, and is of French origin. It is derived from the Greek word "μαριάμ" (mariám), which is akin to the Hebrew name "מִרְיָם" (miryam), both meaning "mistress" or "lady". The name Maria, which is a variant of Marie, has a long and rich history, with its origins in the Christian tradition. It is commonly believed to be the Latin form of the Hebrew "Mariam" or "Miryam," and is associated with the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus Christ in the New Testament of the Bible. Marie is a popular name in various cultures and languages, and it has been borne by numerous royalty, artists, and saints. Some notable figures with the name Marie include Marie Antoinette, the last Queen of France before the French Revolution, and Marie Curie, a Polish-French physicist and chemist who was the first person to win two Nobel Prizes. The name Marie has a timeless appeal and is often chosen for its classic and elegant nature, as well as its strong associations with femininity and grace.

Marie Name Popularity Data

chat-overall Overall: Marie is currently #597 on Kiindred
gender-female Girl: Marie is currently #311 on Kiindred Girl Names
gender-male Overall Unique: Marie is currently #589 on Kiindred Unique Names
gender-female Girl Unique: Marie is currently #310 on Kiindred Girl Unique Names

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Famous People Named Marie

  • Marie Curie: Marie Curie was a Polish and naturalised-French physicist and chemist who conducted pioneering research on radioactivity. She passed away in 1934.
  • Marie Antoinette: Marie Antoinette was the last Queen of France before the French Revolution, known for her extravagant lifestyle. She was executed in 1793.
  • Marie Kondo: Marie Kondo is a Japanese organising consultant, author, and television show host known for her KonMari method of organising.
  • Marie de' Medici: Marie de' Medici was Queen of France as the second wife of King Henry IV of France. She passed away in 1642.