Marie is a classic girl’s name, often used as a middle name itself but well deserving of first name status. There are a number of approaches you can take to choosing middle names to go with Marie and in this post we’ll explore lots of great names that combine well with Marie.
My favourite middle names for Marie are:
- Marie Felicity
- Marie Ruth
- Marie Estelle
- Marie Margot
- Marie Amelia
- Marie Sophia
- Marie Bernadette
- Marie Abigail
- Marie Juno
- Marie Ruby
- Marie Lilly
French Middle Names to go with Marie
As the name Marie has French origins, it can work well to combine it with another French Name. My Favourite French combinations are Marie Estelle and Marie Genevieve.
Middle Names for Marie beginning with M
A simple way to create a great name combination is by using alliteration and choosing a middle name for Marie that starts with M. I love Marie Margot and Marie Millicent.
Marie Madeleine (also a French name when spelt like this)
Marie Millicent (or Millie)
One Syllable Middle Names that go with Marie
You can create a short, bold combination by choosing a middle name for Marie that has just one syllable. I think Marie Eve works really well.
Four Syllable Middle Names for Marie
By choosing a four syllable middle name for Marie you can make this simple, classic name more complex. These combinations are so pretty that I love them all by I think Marie Marie Amelia and Marie Evangeline are my favourites.
Classic Middle Names to go with Marie
As Marie is such a classic name, you may want to pair it with another classic name. Marie Abigail and Marie Sophia are lovely combinations.
Old Fashioned Middle Names for Marie
The name Marie has been around for a very long time and as such can work well with old fashioned names. I love Marie Eliza and Marie Bernadette.
Modern Middle Names for Marie
If you love Marie but want to make it more current, then one of these modern names will work. I think Marie Juno is really striking.
Middle Names Beginning with R
Choosing a middle name for Marie beginning with R brings out the R sound in Marie. Marie Ruth sounds really pretty.
Middle Names that End in the Long E sound
You can choose a middle name that will partially rhyme with Marie by choosing a middle name that ends in the long e sound. I like Marie Lilly and Marie Felicity.
Marie Jolie (also a French name)
Variations on the Name
While there aren’t really any nicknames for Marie, these are some variations on the name.
Names Similar to Marie
If you haven’t decided on Marie, here are some names like Marie that you might choose instead:
The Origins and Meaning of Marie
Marie is generally considered to be a French version of the English name Mary, which has biblical origins form The Virgin Mary. It may have come from the latin, “Stella Maris” which is an ancient name for the Virgin Mary and thought to mean “Star of the Sea”. The name Marie has been in use since the 19th century.
Popularity of the Name Marie
The name Marie was at its most popular in the 1920s when it was used more than 10,000 times a year. It then began a steady decline which continued until the early 2000s when it stabilised at around 500 uses a year.
While there aren’t a lot of statistics about middle names, anecdotally, Marie is much more common as a middle name. This may because of people honouring older family members (named when Marie was at the height of its popularity) by using it as a middle name or wanting to include a biblical name as a middle name.
Boys Names to go with Marie
If you are looking for a name for a sister for Marie, any of the middle names in this post would work well. For a brother for Marie, check out this list of boys names that goi with Marie.
- Marie and Matthew
- Marie and Mason
- Marie and Cameron
- Marie and Miles
- Marie and Malachi
- Marie and Micah
- Marie and Noah
- Marie and Jamie
- Marie and Charlie
- Marie and Anthony
- Marie and Kai
- Marie and Riley
- Marie and Zachary
- Marie and Atticus
- Marie and Richard
- Marie and Robert
- Marie and Ace
- Marie and Andre
- marie and Beau
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