Mariella Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Maria:
Latin form of Mary, which is derived from the Hebrew Miryām, a name of debated meaning. Many believe it to mean "sea of bitterness" or "sea of sorrow." However, some sources cite the alternative definitions of "rebellion," "wished-for child," and "mistress or lady of the sea." The name is borne in the Bible by the mother of Jesus, the son of God.
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Simply beautiful! My husband adores this name - and he's a real romantic!
Worth noting that it also (rather obviously) provides a nice combination of Mary/Marie and Ella.
And It does a certainly sophistication and a trail of flowers in its wake.
We have a relative in Italy named Mariella, and loved the name so much that we named our daughter Mariella. The relative told us we were crazy: that in Italy, Mariella is a nickname--short for "Maria" and she spent her entire school career correcting teachers who assumed her legal name was Maria and that Mariella was a nickname.
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Mari (pronounced Mar-ee)
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- Famous real-life people named Mariella
Mariella Frostrup - UK TV personality
Mariella Burani - Fashion Designer
- Mariella in song, story & screen
Kate Nash song - "Mariella"