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Maria girl

First name origins & meanings:

  1. Hebrew: Bitter; the star of the sea
  2. Hebrew: Bitter; rebellion

First name variations: Mary, Marya, Mariah, Marie, Malia, Ri, Mar, Mari, Merry, Marie, Miriam, Marian, Mame, Mamie, Maymie, Mayme, May, Mally, Molly, Polly, Mara, Maretta, Marel, Marella, Maren, Marlo, Mariette, Marieta, Meriel, Mimi, Minette, Minnie, Minny, Mitzi, Madonna, Marilla, Marla, Marya, Muriel, Manon, Manette, Marija, Marika, Maire, Mare, Marquita, Maure, Mairin, Mair, Maura, Maureen, Moira, Moire, Moya, Muire, Masha, Mairi, Mariya, Mashia, Mash, Mariath, Mary

Last name origin & meaning:

Spanish (María), Italian, Portuguese, and Hungarian (Mária): from the female personal name, Latin Maria, which arose as a back-formation from the early Christian female name Mariam. This was mistaken for an accusative case, with the usual Latin feminine accusative ending -am, but in fact it is an Aramaic form of the Hebrew name Miryam (see Marie).

Famous people with this first name: Maria Shriver

Famous people who gave their babies this name: Bob Dylan

This name appears in the following lists: Composers, Dancers, Heroes and Heroines, Names from Shakespeare, Opera Singers, Presidents' Kids

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