Maryse: baby girl name meaning and popularity

Maryse

[mah-REESE]

A spelling variation of Marise, which is a French diminutive of Marie, meaning "bitter." But your little Maryse will be extra sweet, like that candy her grandparents loaded her up with before they sent her back home last time.

Nicknames:

Mar, Mary, Ryse.

Famous people named Maryse:

Novelist Maryse Conde; cinematographer Maryse Alberti; pro wrestler Maryse Mizanin.

Fun fact:

The word "maryse" also means "spatula" in French. And we can't think of a better name for the daughter of a person who's handy in the kitchen.

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