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This is a list of names in which the gender is masculine; and the first letter is M.
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Means "owner, possessor, master" in Arabic.
Limburgish short form of HERMAN.
Dutch form of MARTIN.
Dutch short form of THOMAS.
MAAYANf & mHebrew
Means "spring of water" in Hebrew.
MABONmWelsh, Welsh Mythology
Derived from Welsh mab meaning "son". This was the name of an old Celtic god.
Spanish form of the Latin name Macarius, derived from the Greek name Μακαριος (Makarios), which was in turn derived from Greek μακαρ (makar) meaning "blessed, happy". This was the name of several early saints.
Anglicized form of the Gaelic given name Mac Beatha meaning "son of life", implying holiness. This was the name of an 11th-century Scottish king. Shakespeare based his play 'Macbeth' loosely on this king's life.
MACHLAHf & mBiblical Hebrew
Hebrew form of MAHLAH.
Polish form of MATTHIAS.
MACK (1)mEnglish
From a surname which was originally a shortened form of various Gaelic surnames beginning with Mac or Mc (from Gaelic mac meaning "son"). It is also used as a generic slang term for a man.
MACK (2)mMedieval English
Medieval short form of MAGNUS, brought to Britain by Scandinavian settlers.
MACKENZIEf & mEnglish
From the Gaelic surname Mac Coinnich, which means "son of COINNEACH". A famous bearer of the surname was William Lyon MacKenzie (1795-1861), a Canadian journalist and political rebel. As a feminine given name, it was popularized by the American actress Mackenzie Phillips (1959-).
Welsh form of MAXIMUS. Magnus Maximus (known as Macsen in Welsh) was a 4th-century co-ruler of the Western Roman Empire. In Wales he was regarded as the founder of several royal lineages. He appears in the Mabinogion, a collection of tales from Welsh myth.
Means "Medes" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of a son of Japheth. He was the ancestor of the Medes, an ancient people related to the Persians.
MADALITSOm & fSouthern African, Chewa
Means "blessings" in Chewa.
MADDOXmEnglish (Modern)
From a Welsh surname meaning "son of MADOC". It was brought to public attention when the actress Angelina Jolie gave this name to her adopted son in 2002.
MADEm & fIndonesian, Balinese
From Sanskrit मध्य (madhya) meaning "middle". This name is traditionally given to the family's second-born child.
MADHAVAmSanskrit, Hinduism
Means "vernal, of the springtime" in Sanskrit. This is an epithet of several Hindu gods. It was also the name of a 14th-century Hindu scholar.
MADHUf & mIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Tamil, Malayalam, Kannada, Telugu
From Sanskrit मधु (madhu) meaning "sweet, honey". This is another name of Chaitra, the first month of the Hindu year (which occurs in March and April).
MADHUKARmIndian, Hindi, Marathi
Means "bee, honey-maker" in Sanskrit.
MADHURm & fIndian, Hindi
Means "sweet" in Sanskrit.
MADISONf & mEnglish
From an English surname meaning "son of MAUD". It was not commonly used as a feminine name until after the movie 'Splash' (1984), in which the main character adopted it as her name after seeing a street sign for Madison Avenue in New York City. A famous bearer of the surname was James Madison (1751-1836), one of the authors of the American constitution who later served as president.
Possibly derived from Welsh mad "fortunate" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Variant of MADOC.
Danish short form of MATHIAS.
MÁEDÓCmAncient Irish
Meaning unknown. Saint Máedóc (also known as Áedán) of Ferns was a 7th-century Irish bishop.
MAËLmFrench, Breton
French form of Breton Mael, which was derived from a Celtic word meaning "chief" or "prince". Saint Mael was a 5th-century Breton hermit who lived in Wales.
Breton form of MAËL.
MÁEL MÁEDÓCmAncient Irish
Means "disciple of Saint MÁEDÓC" in Irish. Saint Máel Máedóc (also known as Malachy) was a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh.
Means "disciple of Saint SEACHNALL" in Irish. This was the name of two Irish high kings: Máel Sechnaill mac Máele Ruanaid who ruled all of Ireland in the 9th century; and Máel Sechnaill mac Domnaill (called Malachy) who defeated the Norse of Dublin in the 10th century.
Means "true, certain" in Chamorro.
Irish form of MAGNUS.
Modern form of MAGNI as well as a variant of MAGNUS.
MAGNImAncient Scandinavian, Norse Mythology
Derived from the Old Norse element magn meaning "mighty, strong". In Norse mythology this name is borne by a son of Thor and the giant Járnsaxa.
Icelandic form of MAGNUS.
MAGNUSmSwedish, Norwegian, Danish, Late Roman
Late Latin name meaning "great". It was borne by a 7th-century saint who was a missionary in Germany. It became popular in Scandinavia after the time of the 11th-century Norwegian king Magnus I, who was said to have been named after Charlemagne, or Carolus Magnus in Latin (however there was also a Norse name Magni). The name was borne by six subsequent kings of Norway as well as three kings of Sweden. It was imported to Scotland and Ireland during the Middle Ages.
MAGOMEDmAvar (Russified), Chechen (Russified)
Russian form of MUHAMMAD, used particularly in the Caucasus.
MAGOMETmAvar (Russified), Chechen (Russified)
Russian form of MUHAMMAD, used particularly in the Caucasus.
Variant of MAHLAH used in the King James Version of the Old Testament.
Variant of MAHLI.
Azerbaijani form of MUHAMMAD.
Variant transcription of MƏHƏMMƏD.
From the Indian title महात्मा (Mahatma) meaning "great soul", derived from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" and आत्मन् (atman) meaning "soul, spirit, life". This title was given to, among others, Mohandas Karamchand, also known as Mahatma Gandhi (1869-1948).
MAHAVIRmIndian, Hindi
Modern form of MAHAVIRA.
Means "great hero" from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" and वीर (vira) meaning "hero, man". This was the name of the 6th-century BC founder of Jainism.
MAHDImArabic, Persian
Means "guided one" in Arabic.
MAHENDRAmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Gujarati, Sanskrit
From Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA. This was the name of a son of the 3rd-century BC Indian emperor Ashoka. He is credited with introducing Buddhism to Sri Lanka.
Means "great lord" from Sanskrit महा (maha) meaning "great" and ईश (isha) meaning "lord, ruler". This is another name of the Hindu god Shiva.
Means "safeguarded" in Arabic.
MAHINDERm & fIndian (Sikh)
Variant of MAHENDRA used by Sikhs.
Turkish form of MAHIR.
Means "skilled" in Arabic.
MAHLAHf & mBiblical
From the Hebrew name מַחְלָה (Machlah), possibly from חָלָה (chalah) meaning "weak, sick". This name is used in the Old Testament as both a feminine and masculine name. In some versions of the Bible the masculine name is spelled Mahalah.
From the Hebrew name מַחְלִי (Machli), possibly meaning "weak, sick". This was the name of two characters mentioned briefly in the Old Testament.
Variant transcription of MAHMUD.
MAHMOUDmArabic, Persian
Variant transcription of MAHMUD.
MAHMUDmArabic, Persian, Pashto, Bengali, Indonesian, Malay
Means "praiseworthy" in Arabic, from the same root as Muhammad. This was the name of the first Muslim ruler of India (11th century). It was also borne by two Ottoman sultans.
Turkish form of MAHMUD.
MAHOMETmArabic (Anglicized)
Archaic transcription of MUHAMMAD, based on the usual Latin spelling Mahometus.
Anglicized form of MATHGHAMHAIN.
MAHPIYAmNative American, Sioux
Means "cloud, sky" in Dakota and Lakota. This is the first part of the names of the Dakota chief Mahpiya Wicasta (1780-1863), known as Cloud Man, and the Lakota chiefs Mahpiya Luta (1822-1909), known as Red Cloud, and Mahpiya Iyapato (1838-1905), known as Touch the Clouds.
Means "sad" in Turkish.
Dutch variant form of MICHAEL.
MAINAmEastern African, Kikuyu
Means "sing, dance" in Kikuyu. Kikuyu males were traditionally organized into age sets or generations, each lasting about 30 years. The Maina generation occupied the last part of the 19th century.
Means "little monk", derived from Irish manach "monk" combined with a diminutive suffix.
Means "excellent" in Finnish.
Irish form of MARTIN.
Irish form of MATTHEW.
MAITLANDmEnglish (Rare)
From an English surname which was from a Norman French place name possibly meaning "inhospitable".
Either a masculine form of MAJA (1), or else from the Slovene name for the month of May.
Means "glorious" in Arabic.
From a surname which was originally derived from the given name Mauger, an Old French form of the Germanic name Malger meaning "council spear". The name can also be given in reference to the English word major.
Hawaiian form of MATTHEW.
MAKANAm & fHawaiian
Means "gift" in Hawaiian.
Russian form of Makarios (see MACARIO).
MAKARAm & fKhmer
Means "January" in Khmer.
MAKARImRussian (Archaic)
Variant transcription of MAKARIY.
Original Greek form of MACARIO.
MAKARIYmRussian (Archaic)
Russian form of Makarios (see MACARIO).
MAKENAf & mEastern African, Kikuyu
Means "happy one" in Kikuyu.
MAKHMUDmUzbek, Kazakh, Chechen
Uzbek, Kazakh and Chechen form of MAHMUD.
MAKOTOm & fJapanese
From Japanese (makoto) meaning "sincerity", as well as other kanji or kanji combinations.
Means "generous" or "noble" in Arabic.
Short form of MAKSIM.
MAKSIMmRussian, Belarusian, Macedonian, Ukrainian
Russian, Belarusian and Macedonian form of MAXIMUS, as well as a variant transliteration of Ukrainian MAKSYM.
MAKSYMmUkrainian, Polish
Ukrainian and Polish form of MAXIMUS.
MALACHImHebrew, English, Biblical, Biblical Latin
From the Hebrew name מַלְאָכִי (Mal'akhi) meaning "my messenger" or "my angel". This is one of the twelve minor prophets of the Old Testament, the author of the Book of Malachi, which some claim foretells the coming of Christ. In England the name came into use after the Protestant Reformation.
Anglicized form of MÁEL SECHNAILL or MÁEL MÁEDÓC, influenced by the spelling of MALACHI. Saint Malachy (in Irish, Máel Máedóc) was a 12th-century archbishop of Armagh renowned for his miracles.
MALAKf & mArabic
Means "angel" in Arabic.
MALCOLMmScottish, English
From Scottish Máel Coluim which means "disciple of Saint COLUMBA". This was the name of four kings of Scotland starting in the 10th century, including Malcolm III, who became king after killing Macbeth, the usurper who had murdered his father. The character Malcolm in Shakespeare's tragedy 'Macbeth' (1606) is based on him. Another famous bearer was Malcolm X (1925-1965), an American civil rights leader.
Welsh form of BALDWIN.
Hawaiian form of MARK.
MALIK (1)mArabic
Means "king" in Arabic. It can also be a variant transcription of MAALIK. In Islamic tradition الملك (al-Malik) is one of the 99 names of Allah.
MALIK (2)mNative American, Greenlandic
Means "wave" in Greenlandic.
Possibly means "beautiful, elegant, youthful" in Georgian.
MALONEmEnglish (Rare)
From an Irish surname, an Anglicized form of Ó Maoil Eoin meaning "descendant of a disciple of Saint JOHN".
MALTEmDanish, Swedish, German
Short form of the Germanic name HELMOLD.
Means "ill will" in Italian. This name was invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play 'Twelfth Night' (1602).
MAMADOUmWestern African, Wolof, Serer, Fula, Manding
Form of MUHAMMAD used in western Africa.
Variant transcription of MAMUN.
Means "little father" in Georgian.
MAMUNmArabic, Bengali
Means "trustworthy" in Arabic.
MANAEMmBiblical Greek
Form of MENAHEM used in the Greek Old Testament.
MANAHEMmBiblical Latin
Form of MENAHEM used in the Latin Old Testament.
MANAIAf & mMaori
From the name of a stylized design common in Maori carvings. It represents a mythological creature with the head of a bird and the body of a human.
MANASmBengali, Indian, Assamese, Hindi
Means "mind, intellect, spirit" in Sanskrit.
Means "causing to forget" in Hebrew. In the Old Testament this is the name of the oldest son of Joseph and Asenath and the ancestor of one of the twelve tribes of Israel. It was also borne by a 7th-century BC king of Judah, condemned in the bible for allowing the worship of other gods.
MANASSESmBiblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of MANASSEH used in the Greek and Latin Bible. It is also the form used in some English versions of the New Testament.
MANDAWUYmIndigenous Australian, Yolngu
Means "from clay" in Yolngu.
MANDEEPm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and दीप (dipa) meaning "lamp, light".
MANDLAmSouthern African, Zulu, Ndebele
Means "strength, power" in Zulu and Ndebele.
MANDLENKOSImSouthern African, Zulu, Ndebele
From Zulu and Ndebele amandla "strength, power" and inkosi "king, chief".
Catalan form of MANUEL.
MANFREDmGerman, Dutch, Polish
Derived from the Germanic elements magan "strength" and frid "peace". This is the name of the main character in Byron's drama 'Manfred' (1817). This name was also borne by Manfred von Richthofen (1892-1918), the German pilot in World War I who was known as the Red Baron.
Italian form of MANFRED.
MANGATJAYmIndigenous Australian, Yolngu
Meaning unknown, of Yolngu origin.
MANI (1)mHinduism, Tamil, Indian, Malayalam, Telugu, Kannada
Means "jewel" in Sanskrit. In the Hindu epic the 'Mahabharata' this name is borne by a serpent and an attendant of Skanda.
MANI (2)mPersian
Meaning unknown, presumably of Persian origin. Mani was a 3rd-century prophet who founded the religion of Manichaeism (which is now extinct).
MANINDERm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" combined with the name of the Hindu god INDRA.
MANISHmIndian, Hindi, Marathi, Bengali, Malayalam, Punjabi, Tamil, Nepali
From Sanskrit मनीषा (manisha) meaning "thought, wisdom".
MANIUSmAncient Roman
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was possibly derived from Old Latin manus "good".
MANJEETm & fIndian (Sikh)
From Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and जिति (jiti) meaning "victory, conquering".
From an English surname, originally a place name, meaning "common clearing" in Old English.
Italian form of MANLIUS.
MANLIUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was possibly derived from Latin mane "morning". Marcus Manlius Capitolinus was a Roman consul who saved Rome from the Gauls in the 4th century BC.
Dutch diminutive of HERMAN.
Anglicized form of MAINCHÍN.
MANNOmAncient Germanic
Originally a short form of Germanic names beginning with the element man meaning "man".
Short form of EMMANUEL.
MANOELmPortuguese (Brazilian)
Portuguese variant form of EMMANUEL.
Means "born of the mind", from Sanskrit मनस् (manas) meaning "mind, intellect, spirit" and (ja) meaning "born". This is another name of the Hindu god Kama.
Spanish diminutive of MANUEL.
MANOUELmLate Greek
Medieval Greek form of MANUEL.
Swedish variant of MAGNUS.
MANSELmEnglish (Rare)
From an English surname which originally referred to a person who came from the French city of Le Mans.
Variant transcription of MANSUR.
MANSURmArabic, Turkish, Indonesian
Means "victorious" in Arabic. Abu Jafar al-Mansur was an 8th-century Abbasid caliph and the founder of the city of Baghdad.
MANU (1)mHinduism, Indian, Hindi, Kannada
Means "thinking, wise" in Sanskrit. In Hindu belief this is a title of Svayambhuva, the progenitor of the human race, as well as several of his descendants.
MANU (2)m & fFrench, Spanish, German, Finnish
Short form of MANUEL or EMMANUEL (and also of MANUELA in Germany).
MANUELmSpanish, Portuguese, German, English, Italian, French, Romanian, Late Greek (Latinized)
Spanish and Portuguese form of EMMANUEL. In the spelling Μανουηλ (Manouel) it was also used in the Byzantine Empire, notably by two emperors. It is possible this form of the name was transmitted to Spain and Portugal from Byzantium, since there were connections between the royal families (king Ferdinand III of Castile married Elisabeth of Hohenstaufen, who had Byzantine roots, and had a son named Manuel). The name has been used in Iberia since at least the 13th century and was borne by two kings of Portugal.
Italian variant of MANUEL.
Irish form of MAGNUS.
MAO (2)mLimburgish
Short form of EDMAO or REMAO.
Means "servant of JESUS" in Scottish Gaelic.
Modern Irish form of MÁEL SECHLAINN.
Means "light" in Hebrew.
MAQSOODmArabic, Urdu
Variant transcription of MAQSUD.
MAQSUDmArabic, Urdu
Means "intention, aim" in Arabic.
MAQUINNAmNative American, Nuu-chah-nulth
Meaning unknown, of Nuu-chah-nulth (also known as Nootka) origin. This was the name of a late 18th-century chief of the Mowachaht.
MARAMf & mArabic
Means "wish, desire" in Arabic.
Tatar form of MURAD.
MARCmFrench, Catalan, Welsh
French, Catalan and Welsh form of MARK.
MARCASmIrish, Scottish
Irish and Scottish form of MARK.
MARCELmFrench, Catalan, Romanian, Polish, Czech, Slovak, Dutch, German
Form of MARCELLUS. A notable bearer was the French author Marcel Proust (1871-1922).
Polish form of MARCELLUS.
French form of MARCELLINUS.
Portuguese diminutive of MARCELO.
MARCELINOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of MARCELLINUS.
Hungarian form of MARCELLUS.
Roman family name which was derived from MARCELLUS. Saint Marcellinus was a pope of the early 4th century who was supposedly martyred during the persecutions of the Roman emperor Diocletian.
Italian form of MARCELLUS.
MARCELLUSmAncient Roman, German, Dutch
Roman family name which was originally a diminutive of MARCUS. This was the name of two popes.
MARCELOmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of MARCELLUS.
Spanish form of Martialis (see MARTIAL).
MARCIANOmPortuguese, Spanish, Italian
Portuguese, Spanish and Italian form of MARCIANUS.
MARCIANUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of the praenomen MARCUS. This was the name of a 5th-century Eastern Roman emperor. It was also borne by a 2nd-century saint: a bishop of Tortona, Italy.
Polish form of MARTIN.
Portuguese form of MARCIUS.
Spanish form of MARCIUS.
MARCIUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name which was a derivative of the praenomen MARCUS. This was the name of an early, possibly legendary, king of Rome.
MARCOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese, German, Dutch
Italian form of MARK. During the Middle Ages this name was common in Venice, where Saint Mark was supposedly buried. A famous bearer was the Venetian explorer Marco Polo, who travelled across Asia to China in the 13th century.
MARCOSmSpanish, Portuguese
Spanish and Portuguese form of MARK.
MARCUSmAncient Roman, Biblical Latin, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
Roman praenomen, or given name, which was probably derived from the name of the Roman god MARS. This was among the most popular of the Roman praenomina. Famous bearers include Marcus Tullius Cicero (known simply as Cicero), a 1st-century BC statesman and orator, Marcus Antonius (known as Mark Antony), a 1st-century BC politician, and Marcus Aurelius, a notable 2nd-century emperor. This was also the name of a pope of the 4th century. This spelling has occasionally been used in the English-speaking world, though the traditional English form Mark has been more common.
MARDUKmNear Eastern Mythology
Possibly from Sumerian amar-Utu meaning "calf of UTU". In Babylonian mythology he was the chief god, presiding over heaven, light, sky, battle, and fertility. After killing the dragon Tiamat, who was an old enemy of the gods, he created the world and sky from the pieces of her body.
Welsh form of MEREDITH.
MAREKmPolish, Czech, Slovak
Polish, Czech and Slovak form of MARK.
Cornish form of MARK.
MARÍAf & mSpanish, Galician, Icelandic
Spanish, Galician and Icelandic form of MARIA. It is occasionally used as a masculine middle name in Spanish-speaking regions.
MARIAf & mItalian, Portuguese, Catalan, Occitan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Faroese, Dutch, Frisian, Greek, Polish, Romanian, English, Finnish, Corsican, Sardinian, Basque, Russian, Bulgarian, Ukrainian, Biblical Greek, Biblical Latin, Old Church Slavic
Latin form of Greek Μαρια, from Hebrew מִרְיָם (see MARY). Maria is the usual form of the name in many European languages, as well as a secondary form in other languages such as English (where the common spelling is Mary). In some countries, for example Germany, Poland and Italy, Maria is occasionally used as a masculine middle name.... [more]
MARIÁNmSlovak, Czech, Hungarian
Slovak, Czech and Hungarian form of MARIANUS.
MARIAN (2)mPolish, Czech, Romanian
Polish, Czech and Romanian form of MARIANUS. It is sometimes used as a masculine form of MARIA.
MARIANOmItalian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of MARIANUS. It is also used as a masculine form of MARIA.
MARIANUSmAncient Roman
Roman family name, which was itself derived from the Roman name MARIUS. This was the name of an early saint.
MARIEf & mFrench, Czech, German, English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish
French and Czech form of MARIA. A notable bearer of this name was Marie Antoinette, a queen of France who was executed by guillotine during the French Revolution. Another was Marie Curie (1867-1934), a physicist and chemist who studied radioactivity with her husband Pierre.... [more]
MARIJANmCroatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene form of MARIANUS.
MARIJNm & fDutch
Dutch masculine and feminine form of MARINUS.
Croatian form of MARIUS.
Lithuanian form of MARIUS.
MARINmFrench, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, Macedonian
French, Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian and Macedonian form of MARINUS.
Diminutive of MÁRIO.
MARINKOmCroatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian diminutive of MARIN.
MARINOmItalian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of MARINUS.
Greek form of MARINUS.
MARINUSmAncient Roman, Dutch
From the Roman family name Marinus, which derives either from the name MARIUS or from the Latin word marinus "of the sea".
Portuguese form of MARIUS.
MARIOmItalian, Spanish, German, Croatian
Italian and Spanish form of MARIUS. Famous bearers include American race car driver Mario Andretti (1940-) and Canadian hockey player Mario Lemieux (1965-).
MARION (2)mEnglish
From a French surname which was derived from MARION (1). This was the real name of American actor John Wayne (1907-1979), who was born Marion Robert Morrison.
Greek form of MARIUS.
Sardinian form of MARIUS.
MARIUSmAncient Roman, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French
Roman family name which was derived either from MARS, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning "male". Gaius Marius was a famous Roman consul of the 2nd century BC. Since the start of the Christian era, it has occasionally been used as a masculine form of MARIA.
Polish form of MARIUS.
Bulgarian form of MARIANUS.
MARJAN (2)mSlovene, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of MARIANUS.
Hungarian form of MARK.
MARKmEnglish, Russian, Dutch, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Biblical
Form of MARCUS. Saint Mark was the author of the second gospel in the New Testament. Though the author's identity is not certain, some traditions hold him to be the same person as the John Mark who appears in the Book of Acts. He is the patron saint of Venice, where he is supposedly buried. Though in use during the Middle Ages, Mark was not common in the English-speaking world until the 19th century, when it began to be used alongside the classical form Marcus.... [more]
Basque form of Martialis (see MARTIAL).
Finnish form of MARK.
MARKOSmGreek, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Marcus (see MARK).
MARKUSmGerman, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish
German, Scandinavian and Finnish form of MARK.
Latvian form of MARK.
MARLEN (1)mRussian
Blend of Marx and Lenin. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
Possibly a variant of MERLIN.
Meaning unknown. This name was popularized by the American actor Marlon Brando (1924-2004), who was named after his father.
MARMADUKEmEnglish (British, Rare)
Possibly derived from the Old Irish name MÁEL MÁEDÓC. This name has been traditionally used in the Yorkshire area of Britain.
From a Dutch surname of unknown meaning.
Portuguese diminutive of MARCOS.
MARQUISmAfrican American
From a noble title which was derived from the Old French word marchis "march, borderland", which originally referred to someone who ruled on the borderlands of a realm.
MARQUISEmAfrican American (Modern)
Variant of MARQUIS. Technically, marquise is the feminine form of the title marquis.
MARSmRoman Mythology
Possibly related to Latin mas "male" (genitive maris). In Roman mythology Mars was the god of war, often equated with the Greek god Ares. This is also the name of the fourth planet in the solar system.
From a surname which originally denoted a person who was a marshal. The word marshal originally derives from Germanic marah "horse" and scalc "servant".
Swedish form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Dutch form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Catalan form of MARTIN.
From the Roman cognomen Martialis, which was derived from the name of the Roman god MARS. The name was borne by Marcus Valerius Martialis, now commonly known as Martial, a Roman poet of the 1st century.
MARTIALISmAncient Roman
Original Latin form of MARTIAL.
MARTIEm & fEnglish
Diminutive of MARTIN, MARTINA or MARTHA.
Dutch form of MARTIN.
Portuguese form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Spanish form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Norman form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MARTINmEnglish, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Finnish
From the Roman name Martinus, which was derived from Martis, the genitive case of the name of the Roman god MARS. Saint Martin of Tours was a 4th-century bishop who is the patron saint of France. According to legend, he came across a cold beggar in the middle of winter so he ripped his cloak in two and gave half of it to the beggar. He was a favourite saint during the Middle Ages, and his name has become common throughout the Christian world.... [more]
Portuguese form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Italian form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Latvian form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
MARTINUSmAncient Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of MARTIN. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Maarten or Marten in daily life.
Hungarian form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Finnish form of MARTIN.
Diminutive of MARTIN.
MARTYNmWelsh, Ukrainian
Welsh and Ukrainian form of MARTIN.
Lithuanian form of Martinus (see MARTIN).
Basque form of MARCELLUS.
MARUFmArabic, Bengali
Means "favour, kindness" in Arabic.
MARVINmEnglish, German
Probably from an English surname which was derived from the given name MERVYN. A famous bearer was the American musician Marvin Gaye (1939-1984).
German variant of MARVIN.
MARZELLmGerman (Rare)
German variant of MARCELLUS.
Italian form of MARCIUS.
MASAMBAmEastern African, Yao
Means "leaves, vegetables" in Yao.
MASAMIf & mJapanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "become" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
From Japanese (masaru) meaning "victory". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
From an English surname meaning "stoneworker", from an Old French word of Germanic origin (akin to Old English macian "to make").
MASOODmArabic, Persian
Variant transcription of MAS'UD.
MASOUDmArabic, Persian
Variant transcription of MAS'UD.
MASOZIm & fSouthern African, Tumbuka
Means "tears" in Tumbuka.
Italian form of MAXIMUS.
Variant transcription of MAS'UD.
MASTERMANmEnglish (Rare)
From a surname which originally belonged to a person who worked as a servant.
MAS'UDmArabic, Persian
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
Bengali form of MAS'UD.
Short form of MATTHEW.
Variant transcription of MATTAN.
Lithuanian form of MATTHEW.
Hungarian form of MATTHEW.
MATE (1)mGeorgian
Georgian form of MATTHEW.
MATE (2)mCroatian
Diminutive of MATEJ or MATIJA.
Romanian form of MATTHEW.
Czech form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot.
MATEJmSlovak, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovak form of MATTHIAS, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. Also the Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian form of MATTHEW, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
MATEJA (2)mSerbian
Serbian variant of MATIJA.
French form of MATEO or MATTEO.
MATEOmSpanish, Croatian
Spanish form of MATTHEW. This form is also sometimes used in Croatia, from the Italian form MATTEO.
Catalan form of MATTHEW.
Portuguese form of MATTHEW.
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