Mariel Name Meaning & Origin
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Elmira, Mariel and Marlie are anagrams of each other; they contain the same letters.
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Mariel is the name of the port in Cuba that was designated by Castro for Cubans to leave the country in the late 70's. The thousands who escaped during this mass exodus are called Marielitos. The name Mariel has come to represent the journey to freedom.
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Mariel Hemingway, actress
Mariel Martin, Dancer
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Actress Mariel Hemmingway, notable performance in the Woody Allen film Manhattan.
"Mariel of Redwall," young adult novel by Brian Jacques
Mariel is the name the title character from the film Muriel's Wedding chose for herself after getting a makeover.