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958
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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Marietta

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Wiktionary
  1. Any of a number of places in the USA, including a city in Georgia.
  2. A female given name, an Italian diminutive of Maria.

Marietta was also found in the following language(s): Italian

Notable Persons Named Marietta

Retta is an actress and stand-up comedian. Retta was given the name Marietta Sirleaf on April 12th, 1970 in New Jersey.

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Marietta Peabody Tree was a socialite and political supporter. Marietta was born on April 17th, 1917 in Lawrence, Massachusetts, U.S. She passed away on August 15th, 1991.

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Pokwang is a comedian, actress, television host, recording artist promoter, director, actor, and presenter. She was most active from 1993 to present. Pokwang was given the name Marietta Subong on August 27th, 1973 in Iloilo City.

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Maxine Sullivan was a jazz and swing (jazz performance style) musician. Maxine was given the name Marietta Williams on May 13th, 1911 in Homestead, Pennsylvania. She left this life on April 7th, 1987.

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Marietta DePrima is a television and tv actress(1984–present). Marietta was born on May 3rd, 1964 in 1964-05-03.

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Marietta Chrousala is a beauty queen. Marietta was given the name Maria Chrousala on March 11th, 1983 in Rizari, Edessa, Greece.

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

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Year Total Babies Born Girls Born Boys Born
1880 21 21 0
1881 21 21 0
1882 17 17 0
1883 26 26 0
1884 24 24 0
1885 18 18 0
1886 24 24 0
1887 28 28 0
1888 37 37 0
1889 15 15 0
1890 33 33 0
1891 16 16 0
1892 29 29 0
1893 22 22 0
1894 43 43 0
1895 38 38 0
1896 43 43 0
1897 34 34 0
1898 47 47 0
1899 41 41 0
1900 57 57 0
1901 49 49 0
1902 47 47 0
1903 33 33 0
1904 48 48 0
1905 37 37 0
1906 49 49 0
1907 45 45 0
1908 56 56 0
1909 64 64 0
1910 61 61 0
1911 91 91 0
1912 123 123 0
1913 111 111 0
1914 163 163 0
1915 216 216 0
1916 213 213 0
1917 236 236 0
1918 245 245 0
1919 264 264 0
1920 234 234 0
1921 295 295 0
1922 285 285 0
1923 264 264 0
1924 246 246 0
1925 237 237 0
1926 214 214 0
1927 216 216 0
1928 248 248 0
1929 201 201 0
1930 231 231 0
1931 220 220 0
1932 198 198 0
1933 185 185 0
1934 170 170 0
1935 220 220 0
1936 240 240 0
1937 250 250 0
1938 278 278 0
1939 235 235 0
1940 234 234 0
1941 232 232 0
1942 233 233 0
1943 221 221 0
1944 202 202 0
1945 189 189 0
1946 214 214 0
1947 238 238 0
1948 246 246 0
1949 223 223 0
1950 266 266 0
1951 227 227 0
1952 241 241 0
1953 239 239 0
1954 225 225 0
1955 241 241 0
1956 169 169 0
1957 225 225 0
1958 182 182 0
1959 193 193 0
1960 206 206 0
1961 186 186 0
1962 174 174 0
1963 141 141 0
1964 165 165 0
1965 103 103 0
1966 90 90 0
1967 95 95 0
1968 85 85 0
1969 81 81 0
1970 75 75 0
1971 56 56 0
1972 55 55 0
1973 57 57 0
1974 46 46 0
1975 36 36 0
1976 39 39 0
1977 49 49 0
1978 41 41 0
1979 40 40 0
1980 44 44 0
1981 56 56 0
1982 51 51 0
1983 44 44 0
1984 32 32 0
1985 37 37 0
1986 30 30 0
1987 30 30 0
1988 40 40 0
1989 32 32 0
1990 38 38 0
1991 28 28 0
1992 32 32 0
1993 32 32 0
1994 26 26 0
1995 26 26 0
1996 22 22 0
1997 31 31 0
1998 16 16 0
1999 22 22 0
2000 17 17 0
2001 24 24 0
2002 20 20 0
2003 21 21 0
2004 21 21 0
2005 20 20 0
2006 19 19 0
2007 16 16 0
2008 13 13 0
2009 26 26 0
2010 22 22 0
2011 22 22 0
2012 17 17 0
2013 23 23 0
2014 26 26 0
2015 27 27 0
2016 34 34 0
2017 32 32 0

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Popularity of Marietta as a first name

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Popularity of Marietta as a last name

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Common last names for Marietta

  • Smith
  • Jones
  • Johnson
  • Brown
  • Williams
  • Wilson
  • Thomas
  • Moore
  • Clark
  • Baker
  • Martin
  • Lewis
  • White
  • Hall

Common first names for Marietta

Ethnicity Distribution

Ethnicity Marietta U.S.
  White 93.74% 64.26%
  African American 0.00% 11.96%
  Asian, Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander 0.00% 4.85%
  American Indian and Alaska Native 1.46% 0.69%
  Two or More Ethnicities 1.57% 1.76%
  Hispanic or Latino 2.09% 16.26%

Of Last Name Marietta

People with the last name Marietta are most frequently White

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Fun Facts about the name Marietta

  • How Popular is the name Marietta? Marietta is the 2,011th most popular name of all time. As a last name Marietta was the 25,725th most popular name in 2010.
  • How many people with the first name Marietta have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2017, the Social Security Administration has recorded 14,781 babies born with the first name Marietta in the United States. That's more than enough people named Marietta to occupy the territory of Wallis and Futuna (France) with an estimated population of 13,000 (as of July 1, 2012).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Marietta? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1880 when it was given as a first name to 21 new born babies.
  • When was Marietta first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Marietta is Saturday, August 28th, 1869.
  • What year had the most people named Marietta born? The highest recorded use of the first name Marietta was in 1921 with a total of 295 babies.
  • Random Marietta Factoid: According to the 1940 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Marietta is not a popular baby girl's name in Virginia. Imagine that, only 7 babies in Virginia have the same name as you in 1940.
  • Weird things about the name Marietta: Your name in reverse order is Atteiram. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Taemrtai. How do you pronounce that?
  • How many people have the last name Marietta? In 2010, the U.S. Census Bureau surveyed 958 people with the last name Marietta.
  • How likely are you to meet someone with the last name of Marietta? Chances are, most people haven't met someone with Marietta as their last name since less than 1 person in 313k 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).
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