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Gender Feminine
Pronounced Pron. MEE-ah(Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch)
MEE-a(German)
MEE-ə(English)
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Meaning & History

Scandinavian, Dutch and German diminutive of MARIA. It coincides with the Italian word mia meaning "mine".
VariantsMaja, Majken, My(Swedish) Maiken, Maja(Norwegian) Maiken, Maja, Majken(Danish) Maaike, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Meike, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria(Dutch) Maja, Mareike, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mitzi, Ria(German)
DiminutivesJet, Jette(Dutch)
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) Mari(Breton) Maria, Mariya(Bulgarian) Maria, Mariona, Ona(Catalan) Maria(Corsican) Marija, Maja, Mara, Mare, Marica, Marijeta, Mojca(Croatian) Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika(Czech) Mariyam(Dhivehi) Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika(Estonian) Maria(Faroese) Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Miia, Mirjam, Mirjami, Jaana, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut, Mirja(Finnish) Marie, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marion, Marise(French) Maria, Maike, Mareike(Frisian) María, Maruxa(Galician) Mariam, Mariami, Meri(Georgian) 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, 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, 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, Mojca(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) María, Marita(Spanish) Maritza(Spanish (Latin American)) Maryam(Tatar) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Mariyam, Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mair, Mairwen, Mari(Welsh)
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