Marianne (given name)

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Mariann
Dante Gabriel Rossetti - The Girlhood of Mary Virgin.jpg
Marianne is popular in part because it combines the names of the Virgin Mary and her mother Saint Anne, seen here depicted in a painting by Dante Gabriel Rossetti.
Genderfemale
Origin
Word/nameHebrew
MeaningVariant of Miriam or combination of Mary and Anne.
Other names
Related namesMary, Anne, Mariamne, Marian, Miriam

Marianne is a female name. It is the French version of the Greek Mariamne, which is a variant of Mary, ultimately from the Hebrew Miriam, Mirjam (Aramaic: Mariam)[1] In late Greek Marianna was used.

In 18th century France Marianne became a popular name as a variant of Marian, Marie. It can also be seen as a combination of Marie and Anne. It gave inspiration to several double names such as Marie-Anne, Anne-Marie as well as other variants such as Anna Maria, Ana-Maria and Marianna and alternate spellings Mary Ann and Mary Anne. The combination of the two names has also been popular with Christians because Saint Anne is traditionally the name of the mother of the Virgin Mary.

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