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Mariella is a lovely classic baby name for girls. Known for its Italian flair, this name is charming alternative for families considering names like Marianna or Marietta. In addition to its associations with Italy, the name Mariella is widespread in global popular culture. Mariella is the name of a character in the Marvel Comics universe, and Mariella was also a character in the Tomb Raider series. Keep reading to learn more about this name.

Meaning of the name Mariella:

Latin, Italian: Star of the sea
Hebrew: Bitter, drop of sea
Ancient Egyptian: Beloved, wished-for child

Origin of the name Mariella:

Mariella is the Italian diminutive of Marie. This name derives from the Latin epithet stella maris (meaning “star of the sea”). Alternatively, the name can also derive from the Hebrew element mym (meaning “bitter” or “drop of sea”) or the Ancient Egypt element mm (meaning “beloved” or “wished-for child”).

Symbolism of the name Mariella

Mariella originated as the Italian diminutive of Marie (meaning “star of the sea”). The name Marie is the Old Latin variation of Mary. During the Middle Ages, the symbols of this interpretation of Marie include the circle of stars and the rosa mystica.

Style of the name Mariella:


Gender of the name Mariella:

Mariella is a girl's name.

Pronunciation of the name Mariella:


Number of syllables in the name Mariella:


Emotion evoked from the name Mariella:

The name Mariella evokes feelings of magnificence and merit.

Alternative spellings for the name Mariella:

  • Mariela
  • Maryella
  • Meriella

Nicknames for the name Mariella:

Popularity of the name Mariella:

According to the Social Security Administration index, Mariella was the 1,242nd most popular baby name for girls in 2020.

Related names for the name Mariella:

Great middle names for Mariella and their meanings:

  • Agata (good, virtuous, honorable)
  • Blaire (meadow, pasture, field)
  • Cate (pure)
  • Clio (glory)
  • Diletta (beloved)
  • Donata (gift, given, lady)
  • Evangeline (good news)
  • Fiamma (flame)
  • Ilaria (cheerful, happy)
  • Louise (famous in battle)
  • Novella (new, young, novel, little story)
  • Rose (red flower)
  • Soleil (sun)
  • Zabel (my God is an oath)

Famous people with the name Mariella:

Mariella in popular culture:

  • Mariella (character in the Black Clover series)
  • Mariella (minor character in the Marvel Comics universe)
  • Mariella (character in the Tomb Raider series)
  • Mariella Fyfe (character in Dusty Answer by Rosamond Lehmann)
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