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Gender Masculine
Usage Spanish
Pronounced Pron. ma-KA-ryo
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Meaning & History

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.
Feminine FormMacaria
Other Languages & CulturesKari(Finnish) Macarius, Makarios(Late Greek) Makar, Makari, Makariy(Russian)

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Icon depicting Saint Macarius of Egypt with a cherubIcon depicting Saint Macarius of Egypt with a cherub

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