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Gender: Female Origin of Mariella: Italian and Dutch, diminutive of Maria Meaning of Maria: Latin variation of Mary or Aramaic variation of Miriam, "bitter or wished-for child"

The name Mariella is a girl's name of Italian, Dutch origin. Mariella and is often added to lists like Girly Girl Baby Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Lilting and nearly unknown here, with the currently popular ella ending, makes a good Marissa alternative.

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Famous People Named Mariella

Mariella Frostrup, British television presenter and journalist
Mariella Balbuena Torres, birth name of Mari Apache, Mexican pro wrestler
Mariella Devia, Italian operatic soprano
Maria Giuliana "Mariella" Nava, Italian singer-songwriter
Mariella Adani, Italian operatic soprano
Mariella Lotti (born Maria Camilla Pianotti), Italian actress
Mariella Farré (born Gabriella Filomeno), Swiss singer
Mariella Valentini, Italian actress

Pop Culture References for the name Mariella

Mariella Fyfe, a character in Rosamond Lehmann's book 'Dusty Answer', first published in 1927.
Mariella (Kate Nash song)

Mariella's International Variations

Marielle (French)


RoddyThlayli Says:


I know someone named Mariella (pronounced like Mary-Ella). She's pretty awesome, so although I wasn't initially keen on it, it's grown on me.

LostKid Says:


This is one of the few names that sound like two common names put together that works well.

Saffron_Rice Says:


Alluringly beautiful!
I love this name.

unicornluvgirl Says:



tori101 Says:


Such a pretty name, so feminine.

Guest Says:


from what I've heard, MAHRiella or it can Mary Ella as well.

faithnamer Says:


I would pronounce it like "Mahr-ee-ella"

unicornluvgirl Says:


It looks so pretty! Is it pronounced like Mari Ella, Mary Ella, or Marie La?