Gender: Female Meaning of Marietta: "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved" Origin of Marietta: Italian diminutive of Maria

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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Boba_Buddy_Le Says:


Didn't think I'd like it but I do.

CecilyG Says:


it does kindof sound like marionette. does anyone actually know of the operetta? would that be a potential issue?

SouthernPeach Says:


There is a town near where I live called Marietta.

Floris Says:


Reminds me of Marionette... It does sound nice but I just can't get over this word association.....

Zuzana Says: