Names Starting with M

gender
usage
Marijn m & f Dutch
Dutch masculine and feminine form of Marinus.
Marijo m Croatian
Croatian form of Marius.
Marijona f Lithuanian
Lithuanian feminine form of Marianus.
Marijse f Dutch (Rare)
Dutch form of Marise.
Marijus m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Marius.
Marika f Czech, Slovak, Polish, Hungarian, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Swedish, Georgian, Italian, German
Diminutive of Maria and other names beginning with Mari.
Marike f Dutch
Dutch diminutive of Maria.
Marikit f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beautiful, pretty" in Tagalog.
Mariko f Japanese
From Japanese (ma) meaning "real, genuine", (ri) meaning "village" and (ko) meaning "child". Many different combinations of kanji characters can form this name.
Marilag f Filipino, Tagalog
Means "beautiful, gorgeous" in Tagalog.
Marilena f Italian, Romanian
Combination of Maria and Elena.
Marilène f French
Combination of Marie and Hélène.
Marilou f French, English
Combination of Maria and Louise.
Marilyn f English
Combination of Mary and the common name suffix lyn. It was very rare before the start of the 20th century. It was popularized in part by the American stage star Marilyn Miller (1898-1936), who was born Mary Ellen Reynolds and took her stage name from a combination of her birth name and her mother's middle name Lynn. It became popular in the United States during the 1920s, reaching a high point ranked 13th in 1936. Famous bearers include American actress Marilyn Monroe (1926-1962; real name Norma Jeane Mortenson) and American opera singer Marilyn Horne (1934-).
Marilynn f English
Variant of Marilyn.
Marin m Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian, French
Romanian, Croatian, Serbian, Bulgarian and French form of Marinus.
Marína f Slovak
Slovak form of Marina.
Marina f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, English, Greek, Finnish, Estonian, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Bulgarian, Croatian, Serbian, Slovene, Macedonian, Latvian, Lithuanian, Georgian, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Marinus. This name was borne by a few early saints. This is also the name by which Saint Margaret of Antioch is known in the Eastern Orthodox Church.
Marinda f English
Either a diminutive of Mary or a variant of Miranda.
Marine f French, Armenian, Georgian
French, Armenian and Georgian form of Marina.
Marinela f Romanian, Croatian
Romanian and Croatian form of Marinella.
Marinella f Italian
Diminutive of Marina.
Marinette f French
French diminutive of Marine.
Marinho m Portuguese
Diminutive of Mário.
Marinka f Croatian, Slovene
Croatian and Slovene diminutive of Marina.
Marinko m Croatian, Serbian
Croatian and Serbian diminutive of Marin.
Marino m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Marinus.
Marinos m Greek
Greek form of Marinus.
Marinus m Ancient Roman, Dutch
From the Roman family name Marinus, which derives either from the name Marius or from the Latin word marinus "of the sea". Saint Marinus was a 4th-century stonemason who built a chapel on Monte Titano, in the country that is today known as San Marino.
Mário m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Marius.
Mario m Italian, Spanish, German, Croatian
Italian and Spanish form of Marius. Famous bearers include American racecar driver Mario Andretti (1940-) and Canadian hockey player Mario Lemieux (1965-). It is also borne by a Nintendo video game character, a mustached Italian plumber, who debuted as the playable hero of Donkey Kong in 1981. He was reportedly named after Mario Segale (1934-2018), an American businessman who rented a warehouse to Nintendo.
Marion 1 f French, English
Medieval French diminutive of Marie.
Marion 2 m English
From a French surname that was derived from Marion 1. This was the real name of American actor John Wayne (1907-1979), who was born Marion Robert Morrison.
Mariona f Catalan
Catalan diminutive of Maria.
Marios m Greek
Greek form of Marius.
Māris m Latvian
Latvian form of Mauritius (see Maurice).
Maris 1 f Estonian
Diminutive of Maria.
Maris 2 f English (Rare)
Means "of the sea", taken from the Latin title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea".
Marisa f Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, English
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese combination of Maria and Luisa.
Marise f French
French diminutive of Marie.
Marisela f Spanish
Elaborated form of Marisa.
Mariska f Hungarian, Dutch
Diminutive of Maria.
Marisol f Spanish
Combination of María and Sol 1 or Soledad. It also resembles Spanish mar y sol "sea and sun".
Marissa f English
Variant of Marisa.
Maristela f Portuguese, Spanish (Rare)
From the title of the Virgin Mary, Stella Maris, meaning "star of the sea" in Latin. It can also be a combination of Maria and Estela.
Maristella f Italian
Italian form of Maristela.
Marit f Norwegian, Swedish, Dutch
Norwegian and Swedish form of Margaret.
Marita 2 f Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian variant form of Margaret.
Mārīte f Latvian
Diminutive of Māra.
Maritta f Finnish
Finnish diminutive of Maria.
Maritza f Spanish (Latin American)
Diminutive of Maria used particularly in Latin America.
Màriu m Sardinian
Sardinian form of Marius.
Marius m Ancient Roman, Romanian, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish, French, Lithuanian
Roman family name that was derived either from Mars, the name of the Roman god of War, or else from the Latin root mas, maris meaning "male". Gaius Marius was a famous Roman consul of the 2nd century BC. Since the start of the Christian era, it has occasionally been used as a masculine form of Maria.
Mariusz m Polish
Polish form of Marius.
Mariya f Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Belarusian
Russian, Ukrainian and Bulgarian form of Maria, as well as an alternate transcription of Belarusian Марыя (see Maryia).
Mariyam f Dhivehi, Kazakh, Urdu
Dhivehi and Kazakh form of Maryam, as well as an alternate transcription of the Urdu name.
Mariyan m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Marianus.
Mariyana f Bulgarian
Bulgarian variant of Mariana.
Márjá f Sami
Northern Sami form of Maria.
Marja f Finnish, Sorbian, Dutch
Finnish and Sorbian form of Maria, as well as a Dutch variant. It also means "berry" in Finnish.
Marjaana f Finnish
Finnish form of Miriam.
Marjan 1 f Dutch
Dutch form of Marianne.
Marjan 2 m Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian, Croatian
Slovene, Macedonian, Serbian and Croatian form of Marianus.
Marjana f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene form of Mariana.
Marjatta f Finnish
Diminutive of Marja.
Marje 1 f English
Diminutive of Marjorie.
Marje 2 f Estonian, Finnish
Variant of Maarja (Estonian) or Marja (Finnish).
Marjeta f Slovene
Slovene form of Margaret.
Marjo 1 f Finnish, Dutch
Finnish and Dutch form of Maria.
Marjo 2 f Dutch
Combination of Maria with Johanna or Josephine.
Marjolaine f French
Means "marjoram" in French. Marjoram is a minty herb.
Marjolein f Dutch
Dutch form of Marjolaine.
Marjolijn f Dutch
Dutch form of Marjolaine.
Marjorie f English
Medieval variant of Margery, influenced by the name of the herb marjoram. After the Middle Ages this name was rare, but it was revived at the end of the 19th century.
Marjory f English
Variant of Marjorie.
Marju f Estonian
Estonian variant of Maarja.
Marjukka f Finnish
Diminutive of Marja.
Marjut f Finnish
Diminutive of Marja.
Márk m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Marcus (see Mark).
Mark m English, Russian, Belarusian, Dutch, Danish, Armenian, Biblical
Form of Latin Marcus used in several languages. Saint Mark was the author of the second gospel in the New Testament. Though the author's identity is not certain, some traditions hold him to be the same person as the John Mark who appears in the Book of Acts. He is the patron saint of Venice, where he is supposedly buried. Though in use during the Middle Ages, Mark was not common in the English-speaking world until the 19th century, when it began to be used alongside the classical form Marcus.... [more]
Markas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Marcus (see Mark).
Markel m Basque
Basque form of Martialis (see Martial).
Markéta f Czech
Czech form of Margaret.
Marketta f Finnish
Finnish form of Margaret.
Markiyan m Ukrainian
Ukrainian form of Marcianus.
Markku m Finnish
Finnish form of Marcus (see Mark).
Markos m Greek, Ancient Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Marcus (see Mark).
Markus m German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Finnish, Estonian
German, Scandinavian, Finnish and Estonian form of Marcus (see Mark).
Markuss m Latvian
Latvian form of Marcus (see Mark).
Marla f English
Shortened form of Marlene.
Marleen f Dutch, English
Dutch form and English variant of Marlene.
Marlen 1 m Russian
Blend of Marx and Lenin. This name was created by Communist parents who were eager to reject traditional names.
Marlen 2 f German
Variant of Marlene.
Marlena f Polish, English
Latinate form of Marlene.
Marlène f French
French form of Marlene.
Marlene f German, English
Blend of Maria and Magdalene. It refers, therefore, to Mary Magdalene, a character in the New Testament. The name was popularized by the German actress and singer Marlene Dietrich (1901-1992), whose real name was Maria Magdalene Dietrich.
Marley f & m English (Modern)
From an English surname that was taken from a place name meaning either "pleasant wood", "boundary wood" or "marten wood" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the Jamaican musician Bob Marley (1945-1981).
Marlies f German, Dutch
Combination of Maria and Lies.
Marlin m English
Possibly a variant of Merlin.
Marlis f German
Combination of Maria and Liese.
Marloes f Dutch
Combination of Maria and Loes.
Marlon m English
Meaning unknown. This name was popularized by the American actor Marlon Brando (1924-2004), who was named after his father.
Marlowe f & m English (Modern)
From a surname that was derived from a place name meaning "remnants of a lake" in Old English. A famous bearer of the surname was the English playwright Christopher Marlowe (1564-1593).
Marlyn f & m English
Variant of Marilyn (feminine) or Marlin (masculine).
Marmaduke m English (British, Rare)
Possibly derived from the Old Irish name Máel Máedóc. This name has been traditionally used in the Yorkshire area of Britain.
Marna f Danish
Danish short form of Marina.
Marni f English
Variant of Marnie.
Marnie f English
Possibly a diminutive of Marina. This name was brought to public attention by Alfred Hitchcock's movie Marnie (1964), itself based on a 1961 novel by Winston Graham.
Marnix m Dutch
From a Dutch surname of unknown meaning.
Marquinhos m Portuguese
Portuguese diminutive of Marcos.
Marquis m African American
From a noble title that derives from the Old French word marche meaning "march, borderland". The title originally referred to someone who ruled on the borderlands of a realm.
Marquise m African American (Modern)
Variant of Marquis. Technically, marquise is the feminine form of the title marquis.
Marquita f African American
Feminine variant of Marquis.
Mars m Roman Mythology
Possibly related to Latin mas meaning "male" (genitive maris). In Roman mythology Mars was the god of war, often equated with the Greek god Ares. This is also the name of the fourth planet in the solar system.
Marsaili f Scottish Gaelic
Scottish Gaelic form of Marcella, now also associated with Marjorie.
Marsha f English
Variant of Marcia.
Marshal m English
Variant of Marshall.
Marshall m English
From an English surname that originally denoted a person who was a marshal. The word marshal originally derives from Germanic marah "horse" and scalc "servant". A famous bearer is the American rapper Marshall Mathers (1972-), who performs under the name Eminem.
Mart m Estonian, Dutch
Short form of Martin.
Márta f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Martha.
Märta f Swedish
Swedish short form of Margareta.
Marte 1 f Norwegian
Norwegian variant of Martha.
Mårten m Swedish
Swedish form of Martinus (see Martin).
Marten m Dutch
Dutch form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martha f English, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Dutch, German, Greek, Biblical, Old Church Slavic, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
From Aramaic מַרְתָּא (marta') meaning "the lady, the mistress", feminine form of מַר (mar) meaning "master". In the New Testament this is the name of the sister of Lazarus and Mary of Bethany (who is sometimes identified with Mary Magdalene). She was a witness to Jesus restoring her dead brother to life.... [more]
Marthe f French, Norwegian
French and Norwegian form of Martha.
Marthese f Maltese
Maltese form of Martha.
Martí m Catalan
Catalan form of Martin.
Martial m French, History
From the Roman cognomen Martialis, which was derived from the name of the Roman god Mars. The name was borne by Marcus Valerius Martialis, now commonly known as Martial, a Roman poet of the 1st century.
Martialis m Ancient Roman
Original Latin form of Martial.
Martie m & f English
Diminutive of Martin, Martina or Martha.
Martijn m Dutch
Dutch form of Martin.
Martim m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martín m Spanish
Spanish form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martîn m Norman
Norman form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martin m English, French, German, Swedish, Norwegian, Danish, Estonian, Russian, Romanian, Czech, Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Serbian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Macedonian, Finnish
From the Roman name Martinus, which was derived from Martis, the genitive case of the name of the Roman god Mars. Saint Martin of Tours was a 4th-century bishop who is the patron saint of France. According to legend, he came across a cold beggar in the middle of winter so he ripped his cloak in two and gave half of it to the beggar. He was a favourite saint during the Middle Ages, and his name has become common throughout the Christian world.... [more]
Martina f German, Italian, Spanish, Catalan, Czech, Slovak, Croatian, Slovene, Bulgarian, Hungarian, English, Swedish, Dutch, Ancient Roman
Feminine form of Martinus (see Martin). Saint Martina was a 3rd-century martyr who is one of the patron saints of Rome.
Martine f French, Dutch, Norwegian
French, Dutch and Norwegian feminine form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martinho m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martino m Italian
Italian form of Martinus (see Martin).
Mārtiņš m Latvian
Latvian form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martins m Latvian
Latvian variant of Mārtiņš.
Martinus m Ancient Roman, Dutch
Original Latin form of Martin. This is also the official Dutch form of the name, used on birth certificates but commonly rendered Maarten or Marten in daily life.
Martirio f Spanish (Rare)
Means "martyrdom" in Spanish. It is taken from the title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Señora del Martirio, the patron saint of the Spanish town of Ugíjar.
Martita f Spanish
Spanish diminutive of Marta.
Márton m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martta f Finnish
Finnish form of Martha.
Martti m Finnish
Finnish form of Martin.
Marty m English
Diminutive of Martin.
Martyn m Welsh, Manx, Ukrainian
Welsh, Manx and Ukrainian form of Martin.
Martyna f Polish
Polish feminine form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martynas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Martinus (see Martin).
Martzel m Basque
Basque form of Marcellus.
Maruf m Arabic, Bengali
Means "favour, kindness" in Arabic.
Maruša f Slovene
Diminutive of Marija.
Marusya f Russian, Ukrainian
Russian and Ukrainian diminutive of Mariya.
Maruxa f Galician
Galician diminutive of Maria.
Marva f English
Feminine form of Marvin.
Marvin m English, German
From an English surname that was derived from the Welsh given name Merfyn or the Old English name Mærwine. As an American given name, it steadily rose in popularity through the beginnings of the 20th century and peaked in the early 1930s (closely mirroring the similar-sounding but unrelated name Melvin). A famous bearer was the American musician Marvin Gaye (1939-1984).
Marwa f Arabic
From the Arabic name of a fragrant plant. Al-Marwa is the name of one of the two sacred hills near Mecca.
Marwin m German (Rare)
German variant of Marvin.
Mary f English, Biblical
Usual English form of Maria, the Latin form of the New Testament Greek names Μαριάμ (Mariam) and Μαρία (Maria) — the spellings are interchangeable — which were from Hebrew מִרְיָם (Miryam), a name borne by the sister of Moses in the Old Testament. The meaning is not known for certain, but there are several theories including "sea of bitterness", "rebelliousness", and "wished for child". However it was most likely originally an Egyptian name, perhaps derived in part from mry "beloved" or mr "love".... [more]
Marya f Russian
Russian variant form of Maria.
Maryam f Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bashkir, Tatar
Arabic, Persian, Urdu, Bashkir and Tatar form of Miryam (see Mary). In Iran it is also the name of a flower, the tuberose, which is named after the Virgin Mary.
Maryana f Ukrainian, Russian
Ukrainian form of Marianna, and a Russian variant.
Mary Ann f English
Combination of Mary and Ann.
Maryann f English
Combination of Mary and Ann.
Mary Anne f English
Combination of Mary and Anne 1.
Maryanne f English
Combination of Mary and Anne 1.
Mary Beth f English
Combination of Mary and Beth.
Marybeth f English
Combination of Mary and Beth.
Maryia f Belarusian
Belarusian form of Maria.
Mary Jane f English
Combination of Mary and Jane.
Mary Jo f English
Combination of Mary and Jo.
Maryla f Polish
Polish diminutive of Maria.
Marylène f French
Combination of Marie and Hélène.
Mary Lou f English
Combination of Mary and Lou.
Marylou f English
Combination of Mary and Lou.
Marylyn f English
Variant of Marilyn.
Maryna f Ukrainian, Belarusian, Polish
Ukrainian, Belarusian and Polish form of Marina.
Maryse f French
French diminutive of Marie.
Marysia f Polish
Polish diminutive of Maria.
Maryvonne f French
Combination of Marie and Yvonne.
Marzanna 1 f Polish
Probably a Polish variant of Marianna.
Marzell m German (Rare)
German variant of Marcellus.
Marzena f Polish
Probably originally a Polish diminutive of Maria or Małgorzata.
Marzia f Italian
Italian form of Marcia.
Marzio m Italian
Italian form of Marcius.
Máša f Czech
Czech form of Masha.
Maša f Slovene, Croatian
Slovene and Croatian form of Masha.
Masahiko m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (hiko) meaning "boy, prince". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
Masako f Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (ko) meaning "child". Masako (1963-) is the current empress consort of Japan. This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
Masal f Turkish (Modern)
From Turkish masal meaning "fairy tale, story".
Masamba m Eastern African, Yao
Means "leaves, vegetables" in Yao.
Masami f & m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "become" or (masa) meaning "right, proper" combined with (mi) meaning "beautiful". This name can also be formed from other combinations of kanji.
Masao m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "right, proper" or (masa) meaning "government" combined with (o) meaning "hero, manly" or (o) meaning "man, husband". This name can be formed from other kanji combinations as well.
Masaru m Japanese
From Japanese (masaru) meaning "victory" or (masaru) meaning "excellence". Other kanji or kanji combinations can also form this name.
Masashi m Japanese
From Japanese (masa) meaning "government" or (masa) meaning "elegant, graceful" combined with (shi) meaning "will, purpose". Many other kanji combinations can form this name as well.
Masego f Southern African, Tswana
Means "blessings" in Tswana, from sego "blessed".
Masha f Russian
Russian diminutive of Mariya.
Mason m English
From an English surname (or vocabulary word) meaning "stoneworker", derived from an Old French word of Germanic origin (akin to Old English macian "to make"). In the United States this name began to increase in popularity in the 1980s, likely because of its fashionable sound. It jumped in popularity after 2009 when Kourtney Kardashian and Scott Disick gave it to their son, as featured on their reality show Keeping Up with the Kardashians in 2010. It peaked as the second most popular name for boys in 2011.
Masood m Arabic, Persian
Alternate transcription of Arabic/Persian مسعود (see Mas'ud).
Masoomeh f Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian معصومه (see Masoumeh).
Masoud m Arabic, Persian
Alternate transcription of Arabic/Persian مسعود (see Mas'ud).
Masoumeh f Persian
Persian form of Masuma.
Masozi m & f Southern African, Tumbuka
Means "tears" in Tumbuka.
Massimiliano m Italian
Italian form of Maximilian.
Massimo m Italian
Italian form of Maximus.
Massoud m Persian
Alternate transcription of Persian مسعود (see Mas'ud).
Masterman m English (Rare)
From an English surname that originally belonged to a person who worked as a servant.
Mas'ud m Arabic, Persian
Means "lucky" in Arabic.
Masud m Bengali
Bengali form of Mas'ud.
Masuma f Arabic
Means "innocent" in Arabic. After her death, this name was applied to Fatima, a daughter of the 9th-century Shia imam Musa al-Kadhim.
Masuyo f Japanese
From Japanese (masu) meaning "profit, benefit" and (yo) meaning "world". Other kanji combinations are possible.
Mat m English
Short form of Matthew.
Matan m Hebrew
Modern Hebrew transcription of Mattan.
Ma'tano m Indigenous American, Cheyenne
Means "bowstring" in Cheyenne.
Matas m Lithuanian
Lithuanian form of Matthew.
Matauc m Old Welsh
Old Welsh form of Madoc.
Máté m Hungarian
Hungarian form of Matthew.
Mate 1 m Georgian
Georgian form of Matthew.
Mate 2 m Croatian
Diminutive of Matej or Matija.
Matea f Croatian
Croatian feminine form of Mateo.
Matei m Romanian
Romanian form of Matthew.
Matěj m Czech
Czech form of Matthias, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot.
Matej m Slovak, Slovene, Croatian, Macedonian
Slovak form of Matthias, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. Also the Slovene, Croatian and Macedonian form of Matthew, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
Mateja 1 f Slovene, Croatian
Feminine form of Matej.
Mateja 2 m Serbian
Serbian variant of Matija.
Matéo m French
French form of Mateo or Matteo.
Mateo m Spanish, Croatian
Spanish form of Matthew. This form is also sometimes used in Croatia, from the Italian form Matteo.
Mateu m Catalan
Catalan form of Matthew.
Mateus m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Matthew.
Mateusz m Polish
Polish form of Matthew.
Matevos m Armenian (Rare)
Armenian form of Matthew.
Matevž m Slovene
Slovene variant of Matthew.
Matey m Bulgarian
Bulgarian form of Matthew.
Matfey m Russian (Rare)
Older Russian form of Matthew.
Math m Welsh Mythology
Possibly from the old Celtic root *matus meaning "bear". According to the Fourth Branch of the Mabinogi, Math ap Mathonwy was a king of Gwynedd and a magician. Whenever he was not at war, it was required that he rest his feet in the lap of a virgin. He was the uncle of the hero Gwydion, with whom he shared most of his adventures.
Mathea f Norwegian
Norwegian feminine form of Mathias.
Mathéo m French (Modern)
French form of Mateo or Matteo.
Matheo m Norwegian (Modern), Swedish (Modern)
Norwegian and Swedish form of Mateo or Matteo.
Mathew m English
Variant of Matthew.
Mathgamain m Old Irish
Means "bear" in Old Irish, a compound of math, itself meaning "bear", and gamuin meaning "calf". This was the name of a brother of the Irish king Brian Boru.
Mathieu m French
French variant form of Matthew.
Mathijs m Dutch
Dutch form of Matthias.
Mathilde f French, German, Dutch, Norwegian, Danish
Form of Matilda in several languages.
Mathis m German, French
German and French variant of Matthias.
Mathúin m Irish (Rare)
Modern Irish form of Mathgamain.
Mathys m French (Modern)
French variant of Matthias.
Mati m Estonian
Estonian form of Matthew.
Matia m Basque
Basque form of Matthew.
Matías m Spanish
Spanish form of Matthias.
Matias m Finnish, Portuguese
Finnish and Portuguese form of Matthias.
Matic m Slovene
Slovene variant form of Matthias.
Matija m & f Slovene, Croatian, Serbian
Slovene, Croatian and Serbian form of Matthias, used to refer to the apostle chosen to replace Judas Iscariot. It is occasionally used as a feminine name.
Matild f Hungarian
Hungarian form of Matilda.
Matilda f English, Swedish, Finnish, Slovak, Slovene
From the Germanic name Mahthildis meaning "strength in battle", from the elements maht "might, strength" and hild "battle". Saint Matilda was the wife of the 10th-century German king Henry I the Fowler. The name was common in many branches of European royalty in the Middle Ages. It was brought to England by the Normans, being borne by the wife of William the Conqueror himself. Another notable royal by this name was a 12th-century daughter of Henry I of England, known as the Empress Matilda because of her first marriage to the Holy Roman emperor Henry V. She later invaded England, laying the foundations for the reign of her son Henry II.... [more]
Matilde f Spanish, Portuguese, Italian
Spanish, Portuguese and Italian form of Matilda.
Matis m French (Modern)
French variant of Matthias.
Matīss m Latvian
Latvian form of Matthew.
Matjaž m Slovene
Slovene variant of Matthias.
Matko m Croatian
Diminutive of Matej or Matija.
Matleena f Finnish
Finnish form of Magdalene.
Mato m Croatian
Diminutive of Matej or Matija.
Matouš m Czech
Czech form of Matthew, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
Matrona 1 f Russian (Rare), Late Roman
Means "lady" in Late Latin, a derivative of Latin mater "mother". This was the name of three early saints.
Matrona 2 f Celtic Mythology
Means "great mother", from Celtic *mātīr meaning "mother" and the divine or augmentative suffix -on. This was the name of a Gaulish and Brythonic mother goddess, the namesake of the River Marne.
Matryona f Russian (Rare)
Russian variant of Matrona 1.
Mats m Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian short form of Matthias.
Matt m English
Short form of Matthew.
Mattan m Biblical, Biblical Hebrew
Means "gift" in Hebrew. This was the name of the father of Shephatiah in the Old Testament.
Mattaniah m Biblical
Means "gift of Yahweh" in Hebrew. This was the original name of Zedekiah, a king of Judah, in the Old Testament.
Mattea f Italian
Italian feminine form of Matthew.
Mattéo m French
French form of Matteo or Mateo.
Matteo m Italian
Italian form of Matthew.
Matteus m Swedish, Norwegian
Swedish and Norwegian form of Matthew, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
Matthaios m Greek, Biblical Greek
Greek form of Mattityahu (see Matthew).
Matthan m Biblical, Biblical Latin, Biblical Greek
Form of Mattan used in the Greek and Latin Old Testament. This form of the name is also used in English versions of the New Testament, being borne by the great-grandfather of Jesus.
Matthäus m German (Rare)
German form of Matthew, used to refer to the evangelist and apostle also known as Levi.
Matthei m Old Church Slavic
Old Church Slavic form of Matthew.