Mariela

First Name
10k
in the U.S.
since 1880
Last Name
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in 2010
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Meaning and Origin

What does the name Mariela mean? Find out below.

Origin and Meaning of Mariela

User Submitted Origins

     Spanish
64%
     Bulgarian
18%
     Romanian
9%
     Filipino (Philippines)
9%

User Submitted Meanings

  • A submission from Bulgaria says the name Mariela means "Spanish mermaid" and is of Bulgarian origin.
  • According to a user from Florida, United States, the name Mariela is of Spanish origin and means "Creative".
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Notable Persons Named Mariela

Mariela was born as the child of Raúl Castro and Vilma Espín on July 27th, 1962 in Havana.

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Mariela Griffor is a poet, translation, diplomat, and translator. Mariela was born on September 29th, 1961 in Concepción, Chile.

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Mariela was born on October 4th, 1986 in Buenos Aires.

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Mariela was given the name Mariela Pérez Branger on February 14th, 1946 in Caracas.

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Mariela Coronel is a soccer player for the CD Transportes Alcaine and Argentina women's national football team. Mariela was born on June 20th, 1981 in Santiago del Estero.

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Notable Persons With the Last Name Mariela

Montero was born on September 27th, 1980. Montero is also known as Ríos and Mariela Rosana Montero.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1958 5 5 0
1960 6 6 0
1961 5 5 0
1963 7 7 0
1964 11 11 0
1965 15 15 0
1966 12 12 0
1967 11 11 0
1968 11 11 0
1969 16 16 0
1970 23 23 0
1971 26 26 0
1972 17 17 0
1973 25 25 0
1974 31 31 0
1975 44 44 0
1976 69 69 0
1977 81 81 0
1978 66 66 0
1979 88 88 0
1980 110 110 0
1981 102 102 0
1982 91 91 0
1983 101 101 0
1984 103 103 0
1985 95 95 0
1986 144 144 0
1987 152 152 0
1988 157 157 0
1989 162 162 0
1990 239 239 0
1991 260 260 0
1992 531 523 8
1993 354 354 0
1994 330 330 0
1995 289 289 0
1996 294 294 0
1997 463 463 0
1998 435 435 0
1999 370 370 0
2000 309 309 0
2001 398 398 0
2002 371 371 0
2003 435 435 0
2004 481 481 0
2005 415 415 0
2006 342 342 0
2007 370 370 0
2008 295 295 0
2009 272 272 0
2010 232 232 0
2011 194 194 0
2012 212 212 0
2013 172 172 0
2014 171 171 0
2015 141 141 0
2016 136 136 0
2017 120 120 0
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International Interest for Mariela

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Popularity of Mariela as a first name

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Fun Facts about the name Mariela

  • How Popular is the name Mariela? Mariela is the 2,433rd most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mariela have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 10,417 babies born with the first name Mariela in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mariela to occupy the country of Tuvalu with an estimated population of 10,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mariela? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1958 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mariela first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mariela is Monday, May 16th, 1892.
  • What year had the most people named Mariela born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mariela was in 1992 with a total of 523 babies.
  • Random Mariela Factoid: According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mariela is not a popular baby girl's name in Illinois. Imagine that, only 10 babies in Illinois have the same name as you in 1979.
  • Weird things about the name Mariela: Your name in reverse order is Aleiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Lirmeaa. How do you pronounce that?

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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).
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