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Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. mə-RIE-ə
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Meaning & History

Variant of MARIA. It is usually pronounced in a way that reflects an older English pronunciation of Maria. The name was popularized in the early 1990s by the American singer Mariah Carey (1970-).
DiminutiveMimi
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) Mari(Breton) Maria, Mariya(Bulgarian) Maria, Mariona, Ona(Catalan) Maria(Corsican) Marija, Maja, Mara, Mare, Marica, Marijeta, Mojca(Croatian) Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika(Czech) Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia(Danish) 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) Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika(Estonian) Maria(Faroese) Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Jaana, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Miia, Mirja(Finnish) Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise(French) Maria, Maike, Mareike(Frisian) María, Maruxa(Galician) Mariam, Mariami, Meri(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) Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska(Hungarian) María, Mæja(Icelandic) Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, 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) Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia(Norwegian) 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, Mojca(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) María, Marita(Spanish) Maritza(Spanish (Latin American)) Mari, Maria, Marie, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My(Swedish) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mair, Mairwen, Mari(Welsh)

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