Mary meaning

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Mary Name Information

Gender 👩 Girl
Pronunciation 📣 \mare-ee\
Number of People 👶 4,100,000
Rate in 2021 308
Numerology 🔢 3
Name origin 🌍 Latin
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Mary Name Meaning

The name "Mary" is a feminine name. Based on the theories and historical background of this name, the original meaning of the name "Maryam" is unknown. But some theories show that "Drop of the sea" is the main origin of the name "Mary"..

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Mary Name Origin and History

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Additional description of the name Mary

It is originally Hebrew meaning "Drop of the sea, bitter or beloved". Also the English form of the name "Maria" is "Mary". The name "Marian" is derived from the Hebrew name "Maryam" or "Mariam". The English form of the name is "Maria" which is originally Latin. Also "Mariam" might have originated from the Egyptian language

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Mary usage

Most usage of this name is related to the 3rd century. The name "Maria" was also given in Great Britain with a traditional pronunciation. "Maria" pronunciation is "me – ria". "Mary" is still popular among parents to be considered in Ireland. In the United States, "Mary" was increasingly popular as girl’s name, in the year 1880 until 1961. It fell the top 100 most common names in the year 2009. Although this name has been common in the United States, but in the Southern United States, this name was more popular that elsewhere in the country. In Alabama the name "Mary" was the 15th most popular name in the year 2007.

As it is illustrated by the text, this name has been used mostly for girls due to the historical background of that. "Mary" is only used for girls during the recent decades. So if you are considering the name "Mary", it can be suitable only for your new born baby girl.


The popularity of the name Mary

It is notable that this name was the most popular name in the United States. 11186 boys were "Mary" and 4127870 girls were named "Mary" in the Unites States in the year 1880 until 2019. Also 147 boys were named "Mary" and 117867 girls were named "Mary" in Ontario in the year 1913 until 2018. In Ireland, 42579 girls were name "Mary" and no boy was named "Mary" in 1964 until 2019.

As "Mary" was the mother of Jesus, most religious families select this name as their baby girl’s name. She was a woman of Great Courage and Character. "Mary" loved God and also wanted to serve Him with all her heart. It is believed by many people that she was the Greatest of all Saints.


Famous people named Mary

As famous people influence name’s popularity in a positive way, here we have a list of people named "Mary". Mary Winstead who is an American actress and singer based North California. Mary Letourneau who is an American schoolteacher. Mary Blidge who is an American singer and songwriter born in the year 1971.


Similar names to Mary

Mia meaning "mine or bitter" which is originally Italian

Miriam meaning "Drop of the sea" which is originally Hebrew

Molly meaning "bitter" which is originally Diminutive of Mary

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Comments on the name Mary
08/17/2023 07:28:17

Mary is very shits name ever ❤️

07/22/2023 14:37:47

Name Mary is evil name and scary Mary is very evils name❤️

07/22/2023 06:48:05

Name Mary is boring name ever ❤️

07/17/2023 19:26:11

Name Mary is very boring name, very ugly, very to old name and Mary is very popular around world and nothing stop parents name Mary for your Daughter ❤️

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06/24/2023 20:30:38

It is a beautiful name

06/11/2023 12:52:07

Name Mary is not look pretty and Mary is ugly word ❤️

06/11/2023 12:49:45

I very hate name Mary and why Sick hear is name on music and people is sing about Mary ❤️

11/11/2023 01:01:34

My mother's name is Mary Lou, her mother's name was Mary Elizabeth. I was planning to name my second child Elisha Mary, but he was a boy and ended up being Jeremy Steven Lawrence.

04/11/2023 15:43:06

some people say that there are few people with the name Mary well come to a family reunion on my moms side there are 6 of us with the same first and middle names so we either go by last name or how we are related to the surname. I usually recite that I am the great grandaughter of wallace, sallys granddaughter

02/06/2022 11:21:36

My moms name is Mary beth

10/29/2021 17:43:12

My cousin's name is Mary Allison. It is pretty

10/04/2021 11:04:30

Hardly anyone has this name and so thats why i love it so much because it makes me so unique and different from everyone!!!

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Mary FAQs

*️⃣ What is the origin of the name Mary?
The origin of the name Mary is Latin.
*️⃣ What is meaning of name Mary?
Star Of The Sea
*️⃣ How many people are named Mary?
Almost 4100000 people are named Mary.
*️⃣ Which names are related to the name Mary?
The names of Melanie, Milan, Melany, Melina, Milana