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Marietta

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Italian diminutive of Maria
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Marietta Origin and Meaning

The name Marietta is a girl's name of French origin meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
Marietta would make for a classy and uncommon long form for cool nickname Etta.

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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Marietta in Pop Culture

  • Marietta D'Altenamain character in operetta "Naughty Marietta" by Victor Herbert
  • Marietta Edgecombecharacter in the Harry Potter series
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  • Taylor Marietta Greercharacter in Barbara Kingsolver's "The Bean Trees"