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GenderFeminine
PronouncedPron.MAH-ree Finnish
MAW-ree Hungarian
mah-REE Swedish
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Meaning & History

Welsh, Breton, Estonian and Finnish form of MARIA, as well as a Hungarian diminutive of MÁRIA. It is also a Scandinavian form of MARIE.
VariantsMair, Mairwen Welsh Maarja Estonian Maija, Marika, Marita, Maritta Finnish Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska Hungarian Maria, Marie Swedish Maria, Marie Norwegian Maria, Marie Danish
DiminutivesMaarika, Mare, Marika Estonian Marianne Swedish Marianne Norwegian Marianne Danish
Other Languages & CulturesMarietjie Afrikaans Mariam, Maryam Arabic Mariam Armenian Maria, Miren, Maia Basque Maryia Belarusian Mary, Miriam Biblical Maria, Mariam Biblical Greek Miriam Biblical Hebrew Maria Biblical Latin Maria, Mariya Bulgarian Maria, Mariona, Ona Catalan Maria Corsican Marija, Maja, Mara, Mare, Marica, Marijeta, Maša, Mojca Croatian Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika, Máša Czech Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Jet, Jette, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria Dutch Maleah, Maria, Marie, Marilyn, Mary, Maura, Miriam, Moira, Mae, Mamie, Maralyn, Maree, Mariah, Marian, Marianne, Mariel, Marilynn, Marinda, Marion, Marlyn, Marylyn, Maureen, Maurene, Maurine, May, Mayme, Merilyn, Merrilyn, Mia, Mimi, Mo, Mollie, Molly, Mora, Moreen, Mya, Pollie, Polly, Reenie English Maria Faroese Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise French Maria, Maike, Mareike Frisian María, Maruxa Galician Mariam, Mariami, Meri, Marika Georgian Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maike, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria German Maria, Marietta, Marika Greek Maryamu Hausa Malia, Mele Hawaiian Miriam Hebrew Mariamne History María, Mæja Icelandic Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Mallaidh, Maureen, Maurine, Moyra Irish Maria, Marianna, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi Italian Marija Latvian Marija Lithuanian Marija, Maja, Mare Macedonian Moirrey, Voirrey Manx Mere Maori Malle, Molle Medieval English Maria Occitan Maryam Persian Maria, Maja, Marika, Maryla, Marzena Polish Maria, Mariana, Mariazinha Portuguese Maria Romanian Maria, Mariya, Marya, Manya, Maryana, Masha Russian Márjá Sami Maria Sardinian Màiri, Maura, Moira, Moyra Scottish Marija, Maja, Mara, Marica Serbian Mária, Maja, Marika Slovak Marija, Mirjam, Maja, Mare, Marica, Maša, Mojca Slovene Marja Sorbian María, Marita Spanish Maritza Spanish (Latin American) Meryem Turkish Maria, Mariya Ukrainian Maryam Urdu Meryem Uyghur Mirele Yiddish
Same SpellingMari (2), Mari (3)
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