Gender: Female Meaning of Marilee: "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + meadow" Origin of Marilee: English combination of Mary and Lee

Marilee Origin and Meaning

The name Marilee is a girl's name of American origin meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + meadow".

Marilee is one of the cheeriest – if least substantial – combinations of Mary with another name.

The meaning of Mary 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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Pop Culture References for the name Marilee

Merrily, Merrilee, Marylea, Marrilee, Marilie, Marili, Marylee, Marily, Merrili


Bertha Bernard Says:


I really love this name. I've known a couple of Marilees, and they're adorable.

Zelliew Says:


I prefer Marilyn or Merrilyn

kendelbell Says:


Don't like combining two names. Mary and Lee are better off separate..