French diminutive of Marie
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Mariette Origin and Meaning

The name Mariette is a girl's name meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
A less-popular alternative to Juliette, perhaps – although it feels rather more dated.

The meaning of Marie 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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Famous People Named Mariette

  • Mariette HartleyAmerican character actress
  • Mariette Rheiner Garnerwife of former U.S. Vice President John Nance Garner
  • Mariette HamerDutch MP
  • Mariette HanssonSwedish singer and songwriter

Mariette in Pop Culture

  • Mariette Hulotcharacter in book/movie "Cousin Bette"
  • Mariette Larkincharacter played by Catherine Zeta Jones in TV series "Darling Buds Of May"