Meaning:star of the sea
Mariana is a feminine name of Portuguese origin similar to Marianna, meaning "star of the sea." Traditionally used by families in Portuguese and Spanish-speaking countries, Mariana has been popular in the US since the 1980s. Its mix of Maria and Ana creates a musical baby name that is easy on the ear while also offering an alternative to Marian and Mary. If you live by the sea or just love the sound of ocean waves, Mariana could be the perfect choice for your new arrival.
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