Spanish and Portuguese combination of Ana and Maria
"grace + drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Mariana Origin and Meaning

The name Mariana is a girl's name of Spanish origin meaning "grace + drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
Combination of popular traditional names Maria and Ana.

The meaning of Maria is uncertain, but theories include "drop of the sea" (from Hebrew roots mar "drop" and yam "sea"); "bitter" (from Hebrew marah "bitterness"); and "beloved" (from the Egyptian root mr).
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Famous People Named Mariana

  • Mariana Victoria of SpainQueen consort of Joseph I of Portugal
  • Mariana of Austria (born Maria Anna)Queen Consort of Philip IV of Spain
  • Mariana Koskullroyal mistress of Charles XIII and Charles XIV John of Sweden
  • Mariana Ximenes (do Prado Nuzzi)Brazilian actress
  • Mariana BracettiPuerto Rican revolutionary
  • Mariana Duque (Mariño)Colombian tennis player
  • Mariana DiazOliva, Argentinian tennis player
  • Mariana Nery BrochadoBrazilian swimmer
  • Mariana Pellegrino Barretodaughter of Brazilian director Fábio Barreto
  • Mariana Bastón (b. 2003)daughter of actors José Bastón and Natalia Esperón; triplet of brothers Sebastian and José Antonio; stepdaughter of actress Eva Longoria
  • Mariana Oliveira Morales (b. 2010)daughter of actor Esai Morales
  • Mariana Isabel Delgado (adopted 2010)daughter of baseball player Carlos Delgado

Mariana in Pop Culture

  • Mariana Trenchthe deepest part of the world's oceans (measuring over 11 kilometers deep; located in the Pacific Ocean)
  • Mariana Islandscrescent,shaped archipelago comprising the summits of fifteen mostly dormant volcanic mountains in the western North Pacific Ocean
  • MarianaRoman feminine form of Marianus (derived from Marius)
  • Marianas TrenchCanadian punk/pop band
  • "Mariana" novel by Susanna Kearsley
  • Marianacharacter in 2008 film "The Burning Plain"
  • Mariana Gutierrez; later Mariana Adams Fostercharacter on "The Fosters"