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Marijke

Heartmah-REE-ka
Dutch form of Marie
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Marijke Origin and Meaning

The name Marijke is girl's name meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
Dutch diminutive of Marie, the meaning of which is uncertain. 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 Marijke

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Marijke in Pop Culture

  • Marijke Martenscharacter in Mal Peet's Tamar