US Popularity:523
Other Origin(s):Latin, Greek, Hebrew
Meaning:Star of the sea; Beloved; Bitterness; Wished for child
Mariana is a feminine name of Portuguese origin similar to Marianna and Mariamne, meaning "star of the sea," "bitterness," "beloved," and "wished for child." Traditionally used by families in Portuguese and Spanish-speaking countries, Mariana has been popular in the US since the 1980s. Its mix of the Greek and Hebrew names Maria and Ana creates a musical baby name that is easy on the ear while also offering an alternative to Marian and Mary. It may also derive from the Latin Marianus, which could stem from the Latin word for "sea" or the god of war, Mars. If you live by the sea or just love the sound of ocean waves, Mariana could be the perfect choice for your new arrival.

Mariana Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Mariana is currently #1127 on The Bump
Girl:Mariana is currently #816 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Mariana is currently #523 in U.S. births
Girl:Mariana is currently #245 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2023
- 2
from 2022
In comparison to the previous year's data
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