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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. 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, Mariann(Swedish) Marianne, Mie, Mariann(Norwegian) Marianne, Mie, Mariann(Danish)
Other Languages & CulturesMarietjie(Afrikaans) Mariam, Maryam(Arabic) Mariam(Armenian) Maryam(Bashkir) 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) Mariyam(Dhivehi) 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, Pollie, Polly, Reenie(English) Maria(Faroese) Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise, Maryse(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, Miriam, Marianna, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi, Miriana(Italian) Marija, Māra, Mārīte(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, Miriam, Mariana, Mariazinha(Portuguese) Maria, Maricica(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, Manca, Mare, Marica, Maruša, Maša, Mija, Mojca(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) María, Miriam, Marita(Spanish) Maritza(Spanish (Latin American)) Maryam(Tatar) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Mariyam, Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mirele(Yiddish)
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