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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.PAHL-ee
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Meaning & History

Medieval variant of MOLLY. The reason for the change in the initial consonant is unknown.
VariantsMollie, Molly, Pollie
Other Languages & CulturesMariam, Maryam Arabic Mariam Armenian Maria, Miren Basque Maryia Belarusian Mary, Miriam Biblical Maria, Mariam Biblical Greek Miriam Biblical Hebrew Maria Biblical Latin Mari Breton Maria, Mariya Bulgarian Maria Catalan Maria Corsican Marija Croatian Marie Czech Mari, Maria, Marie, Marianne Danish Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Manon, Marianne, Marijse, Marja, Marjan Dutch Maarja, Mari, Mirjam Estonian Maria Faroese Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Marianne Finnish Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise French Maria Frisian María Galician Mariam, Mariami, Meri Georgian Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Marianne German Maria Greek Maryamu Hausa Malia, Mele Hawaiian Miriam Hebrew Mária, Mara Hungarian María Icelandic Máire, Mallaidh, Maura, Moira Irish Maria Italian Marija Latvian Marija Lithuanian Marija Macedonian Moirrey, Voirrey Manx Mere Maori Molle, Malle Medieval English Mari, Maria, Marie, Marianne Norwegian Maria Occitan Maryam Persian Maria Polish Maria Portuguese Maria Romanian Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana Russian Márjá Sami Maria Sardinian Màiri, Maura, Moira Scottish Marija Serbian Mária Slovak Marija, Mirjam Slovene Marja Sorbian María Spanish Mari, Maria, Marie, Marianne Swedish Meryem Turkish Maria, Mariya Ukrainian Maryam Urdu Meryem Uyghur Mair, Mairwen, Mari Welsh

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Entry updated July 2, 2008   Contribute