Submitted Names Starting with M

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MA f Sumerian Mythology
Means "land" in Sumerian. In Sumerian mythology, Ma is referred to as the mother of the mountain.
MA f Chinese
From Chinese 馬 (mǎ) meaning "horse". Other Han characters are possible.
f & m Portuguese
Diminutive of Maria, Mariana, and Mario.
MAA f Mongolian
Means "mother" in Mongolian.
MAA m & f Finnish
Means "country, land, earth, ground, soil, suit" in Finnish.
MAA f Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality" combined with 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia", 阿 (a) meaning "mountain" or 愛 (a) meaning "love, affection". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MAAA f Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 々, a phonetic character indicting a duplication of the beginning kanji. Other kanji combinations are possible.
MAACAH m & f Biblical Hebrew, Ancient Hebrew
Means "bruised, crushed" in Hebrew, from the verb מָעַך (māʿaḵ or ma'ach, ma'akh) "to press, to squeeze". This name was borne by both men and women in the Bible: one male example is Maacah, the fourth son of Nahor and his concubine Reumah (Genesis 22:24); a female example is Queen Maacah, one of the wives of King David and mother of Avshalom and Tamar (1 Chronicles 3:3).
MAACHI f Japanese
From Japanese 舞 (ma) meaning "dance", 彩 (a) meaning "colour" combined with 知 (chi) meaning "wisdom" or 三月 (maachi) meaning "March". Other kanji combinations are possible.... [more]
MAADAI m Biblical
Meaning, "pleasant; testifying."
MAADYR-OOL m Tuvan
Combination of Tuvan маадыр (maadyr) meaning "hero" and оол (ool) meaning "boy, son".
MAAHIN m Sanskrit, Hindi, Hinduism, Sinhalese, Indian, Telugu, Bengali, Marathi, Malayalam, Nepali, Kannada
MEANING - causing or feeling joy, dominion, mighty or powerful , blithe
MAAHUM f & m ?
MAAJA f Estonian
Estonian form of Maia.
MAAKO f Japanese
From Japanese 愛 (ma) meaning "love, affection", 有 (a) meaning "exist" combined with 子 (ko) meaning "child". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MAALAVIAQ f Greenlandic
Younger form of Mâlaviaĸ.
MAALIA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mâlia.
MAALIAANNA f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mâliãna.
MAAME f Central African (Latinized, Rare)
Maame comes from Africa, and is said to mean 'pearl', or 'mother', depending on the variation.
MAAN m Arabic
A historic name of a leader in old Arabian Peninsula. it means the cloud heavy with water.
MAAN m & f Finnish
Means "earth" in Finnish.
MAANOOQ m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mânôĸ.
MAANUS m Estonian
Estonian form of Magnus.
MAANUSI m Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mânuse.
MAANYA f Indian
Its is very very very very famous
MAAOUYA m Western African
A known bearer is Maaouya Ould Sid'Ahmed Taya (1941-), a Mauritanian military officer who served as the president of Mauritania from 1984-2005.
MAAQUJUK m & f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mâĸujuk.
MAARA f Estonian
Estonian feminine name, either a dimutive of Dagmar or Tamaara, or a form of Mara.
MAARAQ f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mâraĸ.
MAARE f Estonian
Variant of Mare.
MAARET f Finnish
Finnish variant of Maret.
MAARI f Finnish
Variant of Maaria.
MAARIFATUDDIN f Arabic
Means "knowledge of the faith", meaning "knowledge of Islam".
MAARITSI f Greenlandic
Greenlandic younger form of Mâritse.
MAARIUS m Estonian
Estonian form of Marius.
MAARIYA f Yakut
Yakut form of Mariya.
MAARJ m Indian
Variant of Marj.
MÄÄʹRJAŽ f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Marja.
MAASA f Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine" combined with 麻 (asa) meaning "hemp, flax, linen". Other combinations of kanji can form this name as well.
MAASEIAH m Biblical
Means "work of Yahweh" in Hebrew. This name appears on many characters in the Old Testament.
MAASIAI m Biblical
Hebrew for "Worker of Jehovah", one of the priests resident at Jerusalem at the Captivity I Chronicles 9:12
MAASIKA f Estonian
Derived from the Estonian word maasikas (strawberry). The designated name-day in Estonia is July 28th.
MA'AT f Egyptian Mythology
Ma'at was personified as a goddess regulating the stars, seasons, and the actions of both mortals and the deities, who set the order of the universe from chaos at the moment of creation. ... [more]
MA'ATA f Hawaiian, Maori
Variant of Maata.
MAATH f Biblical Hebrew
A biblical girl's name meaning "Wiping away, breaking, fearing, smiting"
MÄÄTTAŽ f Sami (Skolt)
Skolt Sami form of Matrona.
MAAYA f Japanese
Means "curious", "annoying", "stubborn", "lost", "bewildered" and "kind"
MAAYU f Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "real, genuine", 亜 (a) meaning "second, Asia" combined with 由 (yuu) meaning "cause, reason". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MAAZIAH m Biblical
Meaning, "consolation of Jehovah."
MAB f Literature
Anglicized form of Medb used by the English poets of the 15th century. Shakespeare describes Mab, queen of the fairies in his play 'Romeo and Juliet' (1596), and Percy Bysshe Shelley in his poem 'Queen Mab' (1813).
MABASEN m & f Khoekhoen
Name mainly used by damara speaking people in Namibia.The name means "stand for yourself" used to encourage and teach an individual independance.
MABBINA f Medieval Irish (Anglicized)
Early Anglicization of Meadhbh via the Latinization Meba.
MÁBEL f Hungarian
Hungarian variant of Mabel.
MABELIE f Medieval Dutch, Medieval Flemish
Medieval Dutch variant of Mabilia.
MABILEY f Medieval Welsh
Variant of Mabilia recorded in medieval Wales.
MABILIA f Medieval French, Medieval English, Gascon
Latinized form of Mabile, recorded in 15th-century French-speaking Switzerland.
MABIRE m Norman
Norman form of Mabille.
MABLI f Welsh
Welsh form of Mabel. It was coined circa 1900.
MABLUNG m Literature
Mablung is a fictional character from J. R. R. Tolkien's Middle-earth legendarium.... [more]
MABOTT f Medieval English
Diminutive of Mabel.
MABRY f English
From the traditionally English surname, which is a variant of Mayberry, which is possibly a variant of Mowbray, an English and French habitation surname for someone from Montbrai in La Manche, France... [more]
MA'BUDA f Uzbek
Means "goddess" in Uzbek.
MABUZ m Arthurian Romance
Anglo-Norman form of Mabon. This is a character in 'Lanzelet', an Arthurian romance written by Ulrich von Zatzikhoven after 1194; Mabuz the Enchanter is the cowardly lord of the Schatel le Mort, or "Castle of the Dead".
MAC m English
Variant of Mack (1).
MACAIRE m French
French masculine form of Macarius.
MACAJAH m American
Variant of Micajah.
MACARÉE m French
French form of Macareus.
MACAREO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Macareus.
MACAREU m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Macareus.
MACAREUS m Greek Mythology (Latinized)
Latinized form of Greek Μακαρεύς (Makareus), which is a variant form of Makarios (see Macario). This is the name of several characters in Greek mythology, one of them being a companion to Odysseus on his voyages.
MACARI m Catalan, Gascon
Catalan and Gascon form of Macarius (see Macario).
MACARIY m Russian (Archaic)
Archaic spelling of Makariy.
MACARTHUR m American
Transferred use of the surname Macarthur.... [more]
MACAULAY m English
Variant of Macauley. A famous bearer of the name is actor Macaulay Culkin (b. 1980). At the height of his fame, he was considered the most successful child actor since Shirley Temple.
MACAULEY m English
Transferred use of the surname Macauley.
MACAULY m English
Variant of Macauley.
MACAWI f Sioux
Means "coyote" in Lakota.
MACCA f & m English
Diminutive of Mackenzie.
MACCABEA f Italian
Feminine form of Maccabeo.
MACCABEE m Ancient Aramaic (Anglicized), Mormon
The name of an ancient Jewish warrior, Judah Maccabee, meaning "the hammer". ... [more]
MACCIO m Italian
Short form of pet names ending with the diminutive suffix -maccio such as GIACOMACCIO and GUGLIELMACCIO.
MACCIUS m Ancient Roman
An Ancient Roman family name.
MACCO m East Frisian (Archaic)
Younger form of Makko, first recorded in the 1500s and eventually faded into oblivion in the 1700s.
MACCUS m Ancient Irish
Old Irish version of Magnus.
MACDHA m Irish
Means "virile" or "manly" in Gaelic.
MACDONALD m Scottish
Transferred use of the surname.
MACE m Popular Culture
Name of jedi master and council member in the popular Star Wars films created by George Lucas.
MACE m Medieval English
Medieval diminutive of Thomas.
MACÉ m Medieval French, Norman
Old Norman and medieval French (and as such recorded in 15th-century Paris) form of Mathieu.
MACEDON m Ancient Greek
From Greek makednos meaning "tall" or from Illyrian maketia meaning "cattle".
MACEDONI m Catalan
Catalan form of Macedonius.
MACEDONIA f Spanish (Rare)
Feminine form of Macedonio. It is also part of a name of the country (officially Republic of Macedonia/The Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia) in south-eastern Europe.
MACEDONIO m Spanish (Rare), Italian (Rare)
This name is derived from Latin Macedonius meaning "Macedonian," which is derived from Greek Makedones. That word literally means "highlanders" or "the tall ones," which is related to makednos meaning "long, tall" and makros "long, large."... [more]
MACÉE f Medieval French
Feminine form of Macé.
MACEN m English
Variant of Mason.
MACETTE f Norman, French (Archaic)
Feminine form of Macé, recorded from the early 1600s onwards.
MACH f Khmer
Means "melody" in Khmer.
MACHA f Irish, Irish Mythology
Possibly from Proto-Celtic *makajā "plain (level country)". In Irish legend this was the name of a war goddess, sister of the Morrígan and the Badb. She was the legendary founder of Eṁain Ṁacha, seat of the Ulster king Conchobar mac Nessa, and her name survives in the Irish place name Armagh which was originally Ard Mhacha "Macha's height".
MACHA f French
French transcription of Masha, from Russian Маша.
MACHAI m Various
The Greek word for "battles, conflicts". In Greek mythology, they were the demons/spirts of battle, sons or daughters of Eris. More likely used as a variant of Micaiah or Mekhi.
MACHANIDAS m Ancient Greek, History
This name is possibly derived from Doric Greek μαχανά (machana) meaning "machine, device, tool, contrivance", which is of the same etymology as the modern English word machine. Another possibility is that this name is derived from Greek μαχη (mache) meaning "battle"... [more]
MACHBANAI m Biblical
Hebrew for "Clad with a mantle, or bond of the Lord", one of the Gadite heroes who joined David in the wilderness I Chronicles 12:13
MACHI f Japanese
Means "true happiness" in Japanese. The name may be written with the characters for "true;reality"(ma) and "happiness;blessing;fortune"(chi). Other possiblites include "hemp;flax"(ma) and "wisdom"(chi)... [more]
MACHI m Biblical
Machi of the Tribe of Gad was the father of Geuel, a scout sent to Canaan prior to the crossing of the Jordan River according to Numbers 13:15.
MACHIE m & f Nigerian
Meaning the "replacement of a lost gem"
MACHIEL m Dutch, Medieval Flemish
Dutch variant form of Michiel.
MACHIKO f Japanese
From Japanese 町 (machi) "town" and 子 (ko) "child".
MACHTALENA f German (Archaic)
Historic variant of Magdalena.
MACHTHARD m Ancient Germanic
Old High German name composed of the elements maht "might, strength" and hard "brave, hardy".
MACIÀ m Catalan
Catalan form of Matthias.
MƏCID m Azerbaijani
Azerbaijani form of Majid.
MAĆIJ m Sorbian
Sorbian form of Mathias.... [more]
MACINTOSH m English
Transferred use of the surname Macintosh.
MACKE m English
Variant of Mack (1).
MACKESSA f African American (Modern, Rare)
Feminine form of Mack (1) using the suffix essa.
MACKINSON m Bahamian Creole
Transferred use of the surname Mackinson.
MACKLIN m Celtic
* Macklin's language of origin is Celtic. A variant of Mac(Gaelic), the meaning of Macklin is "son of". In Irish, the name Macklin means - son of Flann. The name Macklin is most often used as a boy name or male name.... [more]
MACLAINA f Romansh
Romansh form of Magdalena, traditionally found in Val Müstair.
MACMILLAN m English (African)
Transferred use of the surname.
MACNELLY m South American (Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Macnelly.
MACON m & f American (South, Rare)
Transferred use of the surname Macon.
MACRIN m French
French form of Macrinus.
MACRINA f Late Roman, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Feminine form of Macrinus. This name was borne by two saints, namely saint Macrina the Elder and her granddaughter saint Macrina the Younger.
MACRINE f French
French form of Macrina.
MACRINO m Italian, Spanish, Portuguese
Italian, Spanish and Portuguese form of Macrinus.
MACRINUS m Late Roman, History
Roman cognomen, which because of the -inus suffix must be a diminutive, probably of what should be macrus. Macrus is either derived from Latin macer "thin, meagre", or a latinized form of Greek makros "large, long"... [more]
MACROBE m French
French form of Macrobius.
MACROBI m Catalan
Catalan form of Macrobius.
MACRÓBIO m Portuguese
Portuguese form of Macrobius.
MACROBIO m Italian, Spanish
Italian and Spanish form of Macrobius.
MACROBIUS m Ancient Greek (Latinized)
Latinized form of Makrobios. This name was borne by a Roman grammarian and philosopher from the 5th century AD.
MACROY m English
Likely transferred from the Scottish surname, meaning "son of Roy".
MAD f English
short form of Madeline or Madison
MADA f Croatian
Short form of Magdalena.
MADA f Spanish, Portuguese
Diminutive of Magdalena.
MADA f Various (Modern, Rare)
English: The name Adam spelled backwards, which is make this name a feminine form of this name. ... [more]
MADAERT m Medieval Dutch
Variant form of Medaert.
MADALBALD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old High German bald "bold, brave."
MADALBERT m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old High German beraht "bright."
MADALBOD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Gothic biutan "to offer" or Old High German boto "bid, offer."
MADALBURG f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place." The second element is derived from Gothic bairgan (bergan in Old High German) "to keep, to save, to preserve", or from Old High German burg "fortress."
MADALEE f American
An invented name, a combination of Madeleine and Lee.
MADALEN f Basque, Breton
Basque and Breton form of Magdalena.
MADALFRID m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old High German fridu "peace."
MADALGAR m Ancient Germanic
The first element of this Germanic name is derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place." The second element is derived from Gothic gairu (gêr in Old High German) "spear", or from garva (garo in Old High German, and gearu in Anglo-Saxon) "ready, prepared."
MADALGARD f Ancient Germanic
The first element of this name is derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place." The second element is derived from gardan "to hedge in, to enclose, to fence in" or from Gothic gards "house, garden, (court)yard."
MADALGILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Gothic gild "sacrifice."
MADALGRIM m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old Norse grîma "mask."
MADALHAID f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with haidu "figure, person" (see Adelaide).
MADALHARD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Gothic hardus (hart in Old High German) "brave, hardy."
MADALHILD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old Norse hildr "battle."
MADALINA f Various
Variant of Mădălina used outside of Romania.
MADALRAD m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old High German rât "counsel."
MADALRIC m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with rîcja "powerful, strong, mighty." The second element is also closely related to Celtic rîg or rix and Gothic reiks, which all mean "king, ruler."
MADALTRUD f Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with þruþ "strength."
MADALWIN m Ancient Germanic
Derived from Gothic mathl "meeting place" combined with Old High German wini "friend."
MADAMA f Japanese
From Japanese 真 (ma) meaning "true, reality" combined with 玉 (dama) meaning "ball". Other kanji combinations are possible.
MADAN m Indian
It means god of love. Famous names Madan Mohan Maivia (great indian Freedom fighter) Madan Lal Dhingra (the great lndhan revolutionary) Madan LAL (indian cricketer )
MADANI m Arabic (Maghrebi)
Derived from Arabic مَدَنِيّ (madaniyy) meaning "city dweller, civilian, citizen", chiefly found in Algerian and Moroccan Arabic.
MADAREJÚWA m Native American
A Tenharim name (the Tenharim live in the Amazonas region in Brazil)
MADARS m Latvian
Masculine form of Madara.
MADDALO m Literature
Italian name which is a masculine form of Magdalene. Most famously used in the poem “Julian and Maddalo” (1819) by Percy Bysshe Shelley, in which the philosophical Julian is based on himself, and the cynical Maddalo is based on Lord Byron.
MADDE f Swedish
Swedish diminutive of Madeleine.
MADDEN m & f Irish
Transferred use of the surname Madden.
MADDI f English
Variant of Maddy.
MADDISYN f English
Variant of Madison.
MADDUX m American
Variant of Maddox.
MADDÝ f Icelandic
Icelandic form of Maddy.
MADDYN f & m English
Variant of Madden.
MADE f Scots (Archaic), Medieval Scottish
Medieval Scots form of Maude.
MADEA f American (South, Rare), Filipino (Rare), Popular Culture
In the case of the Tyler Perry character, the name was taken from a phrase (madea or madear) used in the American south meaning "mother dear". It may also be a variant spelling of Medea.
MADEEHA f Pakistani
Variant transcription of Madiha.
MADEG m Breton
Breton cognate of Madoc.
MADELBERT m Dutch, German
Variant spelling of Madalbert.
MADELBERTA f Dutch, German
Variant spelling of Madalberta.
MADELEINA f English (Rare)
Elaborated form of Madeleine, influenced by cognates such as Italian Maddalena.
MADELEN f Norwegian, Swedish
Swedish and Norwegian variant of Madeleine.
MADELENA f Medieval Portuguese, Medieval Spanish
Medieval Portuguese and medieval Spanish variant of Magdalena.
MADELENE f Swedish, Norwegian
Scandinavian variant of Madeleine reflecting the French pronunciation.
MADELGAR m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Madalgar.
MADELGARD f Ancient Germanic, Dutch, History
Variant spelling of Madalgard. Madelgard was the name of one of Charlemagne's concubines.
MADELHEID f German
German form of Madalhaid.
MADELIES f Dutch (Rare)
Possibly a blend of Madelief and Lies.
MADELRIC m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Madalric.
MÁĐEN m Sami
Sami form of Matti.
MADEN m Breton
Of uncertain origin and meaning. One theory derives this name from Breton mad "good; goodness".
MADENN f Breton
Derived from Breton mad "good; goodness". This name is occasionally considered a Breton equivalent of Saint Bona.
MADERIC m Ancient Germanic
Variant spelling of Matharic.
MÁDES m Sami
Sami form of Mattes.
MADHAVILATA f Indian
An Indian girl's name meaning "A flowering vine". Could also be a feminine form of Madhava.
MADHIYA f Uzbek
Means "written tribute, eulogy, ode" in Uzbek.
MADHUMALATI f Indian
Means "flowering vine".
MADHURANATH m Indian
madhura=sweet,honey,nectar in sanskrit and some other indian languages... [more]
MADICKEN f Swedish, Literature
Madicken (called Maggie in the English translation) is a fictional character created by Swedish author Astrid Lindgren for her children's novel of the same name. The titular character was named after Astrid's childhood friend Ann-Marie, whose nickname was Madicken... [more]
MADIE f English
Variant of Maddie.
MADIGAN m & f English
Transferred use of the Irish surname Madigan or from the Gaelic given name Madagán or Madadhán means "little dog".
MADIHA f Arabic, Pakistani
Means "praiseworthy" in Arabic, derived from Arabic حمد (hamid) "to praise".
MÄDINÄ f Tatar, Bashkir
Bashkir and Tatar form of Medina.
MADINIA f English (Rare, Archaic)
Meaning uncertain. Dr John Dee gave it to his daughter in 1590, allegedly naming her for one of the Enochian angels ("the spiritual creature who on 28 May 1583 appeared to Dee and Sir Edward Kelley and entered into a mysterious conversation with them", according to Méric Casaubon in his 'True & Faithful Relation…' (1659)).... [more]
MADIS m Estonian
Short for Mattias and Matteus.
MADISUN f English (Modern)
Variant of Madison possibly influenced by the English word sun.
MADITA f German (Modern), Literature
The name Madita was coined by Anna-Liese Kornitzky, the German translator of Astrid Lindgren's book series Madicken. ... [more]