Origin:Latin
Popularity:2987
Meaning:star of the sea
The girl’s name Mariela meaning “star of the sea,” is a variant of the Latin name Mary. This name retrieves its meaning from an ancient title of the Virgin Mary as she is considered “Our Lady, Star of the Sea.” It is believed that this title became an allegorical tale of Mary’s role as a “guiding star” to Christ. If you would like to honor baby’s faith or name them after an important Mary in your life, Mariela would be a lovely twist on the traditional name!

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Source: Social Security Administration

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