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Marie

Marie is the French version of the classic Mary. It’s a very royal name with several European queens bearing the name, most famously Marie Antoinette. For some reason parents seem to enjoy using it more as a middle name than a first name, and even that has been waning in use. It’s definitely not a popular name in the US, but remains widely used in Europe.

Origin

  • english: Bitter
  • french: Bitter
  • hebrew: Bitter

Nicknames

Syllables: 2

International Variations

Famous Namesakes:

Singer Marie Osmond, Queen Marie Antoinette, Nobel Prize Winner Marie Curie

Celebrity Babies:

Daughter of Colin Powell, Daughter of Ronana Keating

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