Marie (given name)

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Pronunciation /məˈr/
Czech: [ˈmarjɛ]
Danish: [mɑˈʁiːə]
German: [maˈʁiː]
French: [maʁi]
Norwegian pronunciation: [mɑˈriːə]
Gender Female
Word/name Czech, French, German
Meaning Beloved, Loved, Renowned or famous, Star of the Sea, Musculine. May also mean: Negation of being bitter, or not the mother, as the word for bitter in French is "amére" and the word for mother in French is "mére" with the letter "a" used as a prefix for negation in the French language.
Other names
Related names Maria, Mary, Mariah

Marie is the Czech, French, and German form of Mary. Marie is also the variant of Maria for Danish, English, Icelandic, Norwegian, and Swedish, although Icelandic and sometimes Swedish borrowed it from French, or Norwegian. It is also a name derived from Mary and Maria. Although it is one of the most common female names in the French language, it is actually pronounced in the same way as the French word mari which means husband. Also a variant of Mary (Latin) star of the sea. Earliest English form of the name which was revived in the 19th century, also it is the Danish and Norwegian cognate of Maria due to the pronunciation.

It may refer to:


People with the given name Marie:

People with the surname Marie:

Fictional characters[edit]

Fictional characters with the name Marie:

  • Marie (Onegai), an anime character
  • Marie Barone, a fictional character in the popular sitcom Everybody Loves Raymond
  • Marie Calvet, Megan Calvet Draper's mother in Mad Men
  • Marie, the daughter of Duchess in the 1970 Disney animated feature The Aristocats
  • Marie, fictional supporting character in the long-running soap opera EastEnders
  • Marie, fictional character in the movie Paulie
  • Marie, fictional character in the Nadia: The Secret of Blue Water anime series
  • Marie, name attributed to fictional X-Men character Rogue in the films X-Men, X2: X-Men United, and X-Men: The Last Stand
  • Marie Parfacy, real name of the fictional character Soma Peries in the Gundam anime series, Mobile Suit Gundam 00
  • Ultrawoman Marie, better known as Mother of Ultra, from the Ultraman Series; true name revealed in the film Mega Monster Battle: Ultra Galaxy Legend
  • Marie Schrader, fictional character played by Betsy Brandt in the television series Breaking Bad. Sister-in-law to main character Walter White.
  • Marie Kanker, middle child of the Kanker sisters from Ed, Edd n Eddy.

See also[edit]

Female compound given names
Male compound given names