English combination of Mary and Lee
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + meadow"

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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