Gender Feminine
Usage Irish, English
Pronounced Pron. maw-REEN(English)
MAWR-een(English)
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Meaning & History

Anglicized form of MÓIRÍN. It is sometimes used as a variant of MAUREEN.

Related Names

VariantsMóirín(Irish) Maureen, Maurine, Maurene(English)
DiminutivesMo, Reenie(English)
Other Languages & CulturesMariam, Maryam(Arabic) Meriem(Arabic (Maghrebi)) Mariam(Armenian) Maryam(Bashkir) Maria, Miren(Basque) Mariya, Maryia(Belarusian) Mary, Miriam(Biblical) Maria, Mariam(Biblical Greek) Miriam(Biblical Hebrew) Maria(Biblical Latin) Merjem(Bosnian) Mari(Breton) Maria, Mariya(Bulgarian) Maria(Catalan) Maria(Corsican) Marija(Croatian) Marie, Miriam(Czech) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam(Danish) Mariyam(Dhivehi) Maria, Marie, Marjo, Mirjam, Marja(Dutch) Maarja, Mari, Maria, Mirjam, Marje, Marju(Estonian) Maria(Faroese) Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Marje(Finnish) Marie, Myriam(French) Maria(Frisian) María(Galician) Mariam, Meri(Georgian) Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam(German) Maria(Greek) Maryamu(Hausa) Malia, Mele(Hawaiian) Miriam(Hebrew) Mária, Mara(Hungarian) María(Icelandic) Maria, Miriam(Italian) Mariyam(Kazakh) Maija, Marija, Māra(Latvian) Marija(Lithuanian) Marija(Macedonian) Mariam(Malay) Moirrey, Voirrey(Manx) Mere(Maori) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam(Norwegian) Maria(Occitan) Maryam(Persian) Maria, Miriam(Polish) Maria, Miriam(Portuguese) Maria(Romanian) Maria, Mariya, Marya(Russian) Márjá(Sami) Maria(Sardinian) Màiri, Maura, Moira, Mòr, Mòrag, Moyra(Scottish) Marija(Serbian) Mária, Miriam(Slovak) Marija, Mirjam(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) María, Miriam(Spanish) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam(Swedish) Maryam(Tatar) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Mariyam, Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mair, Mari(Welsh)

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Entry updated January 22, 2019