Mariken is a medieval Dutch name, derived from Maria or Mary, the mother of Jesus.
The name consists of 3 syllables (Ma - ri - ken) and is pronounced as follows:
Ma: the "a" is pronounced like the "a" in
Yahoo! or the last "a" in America
ri - sounds the same as in "to read"
ken = is pronounced like the last syllable in the word "bacon".
Finally, the emphasis in Mariken is on the second syllable: Mariken.
Can you put it all together?
My surname is impossible to pronounce properly for an English speaking person, so I won't trouble you with that. :)