The name Mariel is a girl's name of French, Dutch origin meaning "bitter". Mariel and is often added to lists like Classic Baby Names with a Twist and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
From the experts:
Mariel Hemingway popularized this attractive and unusual variation of Mary. It's a fairly recent form, emerging in the twentieth century. Other variations include Marielle and Mariella, which is found in Italy.
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