Popularity:4621
Origin:French
Meaning:Star of the sea; Grace
Marianne is a girl's name is of French origin and is a blend of the Latin for Marie, meaning "star of the sea," and the Hebrew for Anne, meaning "grace." To the French, the name symbolizes the spirit of "liberty, equality, and fraternity." Marianne is one of those timeless names that has remained popular for decades. From 1960s singer and icon Marianne Faithfull to Marianne in Normal People, the phenomenally successful novel by Irish writer Sally Rooney, Marianne remains a name synonymous with romance, creativity, and elegance. Leonard Cohen's famous love song "So Long, Marianne" is an enduring hit, and lovers of his catalog may be drawn to this hybrid name as a nod to Canadian legend.

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Source: Social Security Administration

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