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Marie

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538k
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since 1880
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marie

"Marie" is a name of French origin, and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls.

Webster's Unabridged Dictionary
interjection Mar"ie
Marry.
Wiktionary

The French equivalent of Mary; also an obsolete Middle and Early New English spelling of Mary.

  1. A female given name.

Marie was also found in the following language(s): Czech, Danish, Dutch, French, German, Latin, Mirandese, Norman, Norwegian, Old French, and Swedish

Notable Persons Named Marie

Marie Antoinette was royalty. Her career lasted from 1774 to 1791. Marie was born as the child of Francis I, Holy Roman Emperor, and Maria Theresa on November 2nd, 1755 in Hofburg Palace. She passed away on October 16th, 1793.

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Marie was given the name Maria Salomea Skłodowska on November 7th, 1867 in Warsaw, Kingdom of Poland, then part of Russian Empire. She breathed her last breath on July 4th, 1934.

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Marlene Dietrich was an actress and singer. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1919 to 1984. Marlene was given the name Marie Magdalene Dietrich on December 27th, 1901 in Schöneberg. She died on May 6th, 1992.

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Lulu is a pop, pop rock, and blue-eyed soul musician. She was most prominent from 1964 to present. Lulu was given the name Marie McDonald McLaughlin Lawrie on November 3rd, 1948 in Lennoxtown, East Dunbartonshire, Scotland. Lulu is also known as Lulu Kennedy-Cairns.

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Marie Osmond is a country music and pop music musician. Her career lasted from 1973 to 2010. Marie was given the name Olive Marie Osmond on October 13th, 1959. Marie is also known as Marie Osmond.

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Dionne Warwick is a gospel music, rhythm, blues, soul music, and pop music singer, actressspouse william elliott william elliott, singing, and actor. She plays Vocals. She has had major accomplishments since 1962. Dionne was given the name Marie Dionne Warrick on December 12th, 1940 in East Orange, New Jersey.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Marie

Eva was born on September 19th, 1984 in Walnut Creek, California.

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Teena Marie was a musician. Her most notable accomplishments were from 1964 to 2010. Teena was given the name Mary Christine Brockert on March 5th, 1956 in Santa Monica, California, U.S. Teena is also known as Lady Tee and Ivory Queen Of Soul. She breathed her last breath on December 26th, 2010.

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Lisa Marie is a model and actress. She was most active from 1980 to present. Lisa was given the name Lisa Marie Smith on December 5th, 1968 in Piscataway, New Jersey, U.S.

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Constance Marie is an actor and actress. She was most prominent from 1982 to present. Constance was given the name Constance Marie Lopez on September 9th, 1965 in East Los Angeles, California, U.S.

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Rose Marie is an actress and singer. She was most active from 1926 to 1926. Rose was given the name Rose Marie Mazetta on August 15th, 1923 in New York City, New York, U.S. Rose is also known as Baby Rose Marie.

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Marie was royalty. Their career lasted from 1725 to 1725. Marie was born as the child of Stanisław Leszczyński and Catherine Opalińska on June 23rd, 1703 in Trzebnica. They left this life on June 24th, 1768.

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How popular is the baby name Marie in the U.S.?

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born Ranking
1880 471 471 0 #56 girl name
1881 499 499 0 #54 girl name
1882 591 591 0 #52 girl name
1883 622 622 0 #53 girl name
1884 746 746 0 #49 girl name
1885 890 885 5 #42 girl name
1886 988 988 0 #44 girl name
1887 994 994 0 #43 girl name
1888 1,266 1,258 8 #40 girl name
1889 1,444 1,436 8 #30 girl name
1890 1,572 1,563 9 #28 girl name
1891 1,605 1,596 9 #28 girl name
1892 2,072 2,066 6 #21 girl name
1893 2,222 2,212 10 #19 girl name
1894 2,656 2,649 7 #10 girl name
1895 3,020 3,011 9 #9 girl name
1896 3,094 3,087 7 #9 girl name
1897 3,090 3,078 12 #9 girl name
1898 3,445 3,435 10 #9 girl name
1899 3,165 3,156 9 #8 girl name
1900 3,873 3,856 17 #9 girl name
1901 3,169 3,157 12 #7 girl name
1902 3,439 3,424 15 #8 girl name
1903 3,479 3,469 10 #7 girl name
1904 3,603 3,595 8 #7 girl name
1905 3,652 3,643 9 #9 girl name
1906 3,705 3,690 15 #11 girl name
1907 3,895 3,879 16 #10 girl name
1908 4,096 4,076 20 #10 girl name
1909 4,315 4,301 14 #9 girl name
1910 4,809 4,790 19 #9 girl name
1911 5,036 5,017 19 #9 girl name
1912 6,662 6,642 20 #10 girl name
1913 7,390 7,353 37 #10 girl name
1914 8,858 8,829 29 #10 girl name
1915 11,398 11,362 36 #11 girl name
1916 11,713 11,683 30 #12 girl name
1917 11,839 11,812 27 #12 girl name
1918 12,615 12,589 26 #12 girl name
1919 12,046 12,009 37 #12 girl name
1920 12,775 12,744 31 #13 girl name
1921 12,538 12,501 37 #14 girl name
1922 11,944 11,912 32 #14 girl name
1923 11,545 11,509 36 #14 girl name
1924 11,614 11,579 35 #14 girl name
1925 10,965 10,930 35 #16 girl name
1926 10,684 10,629 55 #18 girl name
1927 10,358 10,313 45 #20 girl name
1928 9,330 9,290 40 #21 girl name
1929 9,203 9,158 45 #22 girl name
1930 8,460 8,427 33 #26 girl name
1931 7,590 7,546 44 #27 girl name
1932 6,943 6,908 35 #31 girl name
1933 6,271 6,239 32 #33 girl name
1934 6,362 6,326 36 #34 girl name
1935 6,324 6,294 30 #33 girl name
1936 6,167 6,131 36 #33 girl name
1937 6,110 6,075 35 #35 girl name
1938 5,991 5,960 31 #37 girl name
1939 5,924 5,889 35 #37 girl name
1940 5,567 5,542 25 #41 girl name
1941 6,184 6,151 33 #42 girl name
1942 6,592 6,557 35 #43 girl name
1943 6,008 5,979 29 #45 girl name
1944 5,322 5,295 27 #48 girl name
1945 5,103 5,082 21 #49 girl name
1946 5,774 5,758 16 #54 girl name
1947 6,074 6,059 15 #57 girl name
1948 5,802 5,784 18 #60 girl name
1949 5,316 5,309 7 #67 girl name
1950 5,232 5,220 12 #72 girl name
1951 5,058 5,048 10 #78 girl name
1952 4,990 4,975 15 #82 girl name
1953 4,971 4,956 15 #86 girl name
1954 5,326 5,312 14 #79 girl name
1955 4,940 4,922 18 #92 girl name
1956 4,813 4,796 17 #96 girl name
1957 4,877 4,863 14 #98 girl name
1958 4,506 4,486 20
1959 4,698 4,680 18
1960 4,739 4,723 16
1961 4,362 4,344 18
1962 4,039 4,022 17
1963 4,024 4,006 18
1964 3,801 3,789 12
1965 3,504 3,487 17
1966 3,091 3,083 8
1967 2,757 2,737 20
1968 2,385 2,374 11
1969 2,255 2,246 9
1970 2,208 2,187 21
1971 2,027 2,007 20
1972 1,778 1,764 14
1973 1,634 1,617 17
1974 1,526 1,510 16
1975 1,652 1,633 19
1976 1,777 1,763 14
1977 1,930 1,913 17
1978 1,872 1,862 10
1979 1,902 1,879 23
1980 1,956 1,947 9
1981 2,004 1,987 17
1982 1,947 1,921 26
1983 1,772 1,750 22
1984 1,609 1,586 23
1985 1,532 1,510 22
1986 1,546 1,523 23
1987 1,521 1,497 24
1988 1,450 1,436 14
1989 1,391 1,376 15
1990 1,357 1,341 16
1991 1,277 1,263 14
1992 1,169 1,164 5
1993 1,052 1,052 0
1994 919 919 0
1995 853 853 0
1996 818 812 6
1997 792 792 0
1998 790 790 0
1999 824 824 0
2000 785 785 0
2001 723 723 0
2002 684 684 0
2003 568 568 0
2004 601 601 0
2005 590 590 0
2006 518 518 0
2007 549 549 0
2008 565 565 0
2009 536 536 0
2010 516 516 0
2011 480 480 0
2012 514 514 0
2013 505 505 0
2014 527 527 0
2015 551 551 0
2016 526 526 0

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Popularity of Marie as a first name

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Popularity of Marie as a last name

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Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marie U.S.
  White 72.33% 64.26%
  African American 11.59% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 1.39% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 0.85% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 2.10% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 11.74% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marie

People with the last name Marie are most frequently White, African American, or Hispanic or Latino

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Fun Facts about the name Marie

  • How Popular is the name Marie? Marie is the 117th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marie was the 11,241st most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marie have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 537,875 babies born with the first name Marie in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marie to occupy the country of Suriname with an estimated population of 534,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marie? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 471 new born babies.
  • When was Marie first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marie is Saturday, March 3rd, 1866.
  • What year had the most people named Marie born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marie was in 1920 with a total of 12,744 babies. That's a lot of babies named Marie!
  • Random Marie Factoid: According to the 1921 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marie ranks 21st in popularity as a baby girl's name in Ohio. Imagine that, 458 babies in Ohio have the same name as you in 1921.
  • Weird things about the name Marie: Your name in reverse order is Eiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Armie. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marie? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 2,812 people with the last name Marie.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marie? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marie as their last name since less than 1 person in 105k people have that last name. If you know one, consider yourself lucky!

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  • U.S. Census Bureau: Frequently Occurring Surnames from the Census 2000 (public domain).
  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
  • 1913 Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary via the Collaborative International Dictionary of English (License)
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