Marie Name Meaning

French and English: from the popular medieval female personal name, Latin Maria. This was the name of the mother of Christ in the New Testament, as well as several other New Testament figures. It derives from Aramaic Maryam (Biblical Hebrew Miryam), but the vernacular forms have been influenced by the Roman family name Marius (which is of uncertain origin). The Hebrew name is likewise of uncertain etymology, but perhaps means ‘wished-for child’, from an Egyptian root mrj with the addition of the Hebrew feminine diminutive suffix -am. St. Jerome understood it as a compound of mar ‘drop’ + yam ‘sea’, which he rendered as Latin stilla maris, later altered to stella maris ‘star of the sea’, whence the medieval Christian liturgical phrase. French (Marié): nickname for a man newly married, from the past participle of marier ‘to marry’.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

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Marie Family Origin

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Marie Family Occupations

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  • Farmer

    21%
  • Laborer

    21%
  • Keeping House

    5%
  • Barber

    3%

In 1880, the most common Marie occupation in the USA was Farmer. 21% of Marie's were Farmers. A less common occupation for the Marie family was Barber. Farmer, Laborer and Keeping House were the top 3 reported jobs worked by Marie.

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Between 1960 and 2004, Marie life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1972, and highest in 1986. The average life expectancy for Marie in 1960 was 59, and 75 in 2004.

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