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Gender: Female Meaning of Marit: "pearl" Origin of Marit: Aramaic

The name Marit is a girl's name of Aramaic origin meaning "pearl". Marit and is often added to lists like Cool Girl Names From Around the World and discussed in our forums with posts like "Name Quiz to create your 10 kids".

From the experts:

An unusual and straightforward name with an attractive Scandinavian accent; a royal name in Norway.

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Famous People Named Marit

Mette Marit, Crown Princess of Norway
Marit Elisabeth Larsen, Norwegian singer-songwriter and former member of the pop duo M2M
Marit Eli Paulsen, Swedish politician
Marit Elisabeth Maij, Dutch politician

Pop Culture References for the name Marit

Marita, Marite