French color name

Mazarine Origin and Meaning

The name Mazarine is a girl's name .

Mazarine is a deep blue color also used as a first name in honor of Cardinal Mazarin, a leader of France in the 17th century. As a first name, Mazarine is as charming as it is unusual.

Mazarine Popularity

Famous People Named Mazarine

  • Mazarine PingeotMitterrand (b. 1974), daughter of former French president François Mitterrand (said to be named for the Bibliothèque Mazarine, the oldest library in France, because of her parents' love for books)

Mazarine in Pop Culture

  • Mazarine is a richdeep shade of blue, named in the late seventeenth century after Hortense Mancini, Duchess of Mazarin, the mistress of King Charles II. Mazarin was the French form of Italian Mazarino, the surname of Hortense's uncle, Cardinal Mazarin , Mazarino is a diminutive of Mazzaro, an Italian surname meaning "mace,bearer."