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Mabra
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe from 'Mabry', a changed/shortened form of the family name 'Maybury'
Variants: Mabra  English

Mackenzie
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Coinneach
Info about origin: from a Gaelic family name 'Mac Coinnich' with the meaning 'son of Coinneach'
 this noble Scottish family name is used as a given name since the early 20th century
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Mackenzie  English, Scottish   (#106 in US popularity)
 Makenzie  English   (#412 in US popularity)
 Mckenzie  English   (#192 in US popularity)
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Macy
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: possibly from a medieval form of Matthew, now used mainly as a name for girls
Variants: Macy  English   (#396 in US popularity)
 Macey  English   (#763 in US popularity)
 Macie  English   (#896 in US popularity)

Madison
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Maud
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Maud'
Words:  (English)
Variants: Madison  English   (#37 in US popularity)
 Maddison  English   (#770 in US popularity)
 Madisyn  English
 Madyson  English
 1 variant more...

Magdalena
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: of Magdala
Info about origin: in the Bible Maria Magdalene is a disciple of Jesus
 she was called thus because she was from the town of Magdala on the sea of Galilee
 the name of the city derives from the Hebrew/Aramaic word for 'tower'
Words: migdal=the tower (Hebrew)
Variants: Magdalena  German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Polish   (#833 in US popularity)
 Lena  German
 Lene  German
 Madlen  German
 Madlena  German
 Madlene  German
 Magdalene  German, English
 Madalyn  English   (#615 in US popularity)
 Maddalena  Italian
 Madelane  English
 Madeleine  French   (#337 in US popularity)
 Madelena  Italian, Spanish
 Madeline  English   (#94 in US popularity)
 Madelyn  English   (#374 in US popularity)
 Magdalen  English
 Alena  Czech   (#994 in US popularity)
 Lenka  Czech, Polish
 14 variants more...

Maira
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe from a Greek name for Sirius, the dog-star
Variants: Maira  English   (#905 in US popularity)

Maja
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: wet nurse, midwife (?)
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Maia is the most beautiful of the Pleiades and the mother of Mercury
 the name 'Maia' maybe means wet nurse, midwife
 in Roman mythology Maja (later seen as identical with the Greek Maia) was a Goddess of fertility and of the growth in Spring
 the name of the month May is derived from the Roman Maja
Words: maia=the wet nurse, the midwife (Old Greek) ; mai-=big, great (Latin) ; der Mai=the May (German)
Variants: Maja  German, Scandinavian
 Maia  Italian
 Maya  English   (#243 in US popularity)
 Mya  English   (#792 in US popularity)

Mallory
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: misfortune
Info about origin: from an old French family name 'Maloret' meaning 'misfortune'
Words: maloret=the misfortune (Old French)
Variants: Mallory  English   (#181 in US popularity)
 5 variants more...

Mara
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bitter
Info about origin: in the Bible Naomi changes her name to Mara after the death of her husband
Words: marah=bitter (Hebrew)
Variants: Mara  German, English   (#598 in US popularity)
 2 variants more...

Marcella
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: dedicated to Mars (the Roman god of war)
Info about origin:See male form Marcel
Variants: Marcella  Italian   (#862 in US popularity)
 Marcelle  French
 1 variant more...

Margarete
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the pearl
Info about origin: known in the Middle Ages as the name of Saint Margaret of Antioch (3th/4th century AD)
 the greek word 'margarites' might come from a Persian word with the meaning 'child of light' (from a belief that a pearl is a drop of dew transformed by moonlight)
Words: margarites=the pearl (Old High German)
Variants: Margarete  German
 Gretchen  German   (#580 in US popularity)
 Gretel  German
 Margareta  German, Scandinavian, Slavic
 Margaretha  German, Scandinavian, Slavic
 Margarethe  German
 Margot  German, French
 Margret  German
 Rita  German, Italian, Spanish   (#717 in US popularity)
 Maegan  English   (#628 in US popularity)
 Maggie  English   (#263 in US popularity)
 Maggy  English
 Margaret  English   (#107 in US popularity)
 Margarita  Spanish   (#513 in US popularity)
 Margherita  Italian
 Margit  Scandinavian
 Margitta  Scandinavian
 Margrete  Scandinavian
 Marguerite  French
 Marjorie  English
 Meagan  English   (#173 in US popularity)
 Meaghan  English   (#450 in US popularity)
 Meg  English
 Megan  English, Welsh   (#10 in US popularity)
 Meghan  English   (#104 in US popularity)
 31 variants more...

Maribel
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Maria' and 'Isabel'
Variants: Maribel  Spanish   (#430 in US popularity)

Maricela
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'María' and 'Celia'
Variants: Maricela  English, Spanish   (#813 in US popularity)
 Marisela  English, Spanish   (#891 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Marina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: of the sea
Variants: Marina  German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Russian, Romanian   (#260 in US popularity)
 Maren  Scandinavian, Frisian
 Marine  French
 3 variants more...

Marisol
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Maria' and 'Sol'
Variants: Marisol  Spanish   (#353 in US popularity)

Marlee
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Marlee  English   (#953 in US popularity)

Marlene
Language of origin: German
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Maria' and 'Lena' (a short form of 'Magdalena')
 known from the famous actress Marlene Dietrich
 'Marlene' was her stage name; her true name was 'Maria Magdalene von Losch'
Variants: Marlene  German, English   (#463 in US popularity)
 Marlena  German   (#905 in US popularity)
 3 variants more...

Martha
Language of origin: Aramaic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: mistress
Info about origin: in the Bible Martha is the sister of Lazarus
Words: marta=the mistress (Aramaic)
Variants: Martha  German, English, Scandinavian, Greek   (#289 in US popularity)
 Marta  Italian, Spanish
 Marthe  French
 4 variants more...

Martina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Martin
Variants: Martina  German   (#854 in US popularity)
 Martine  French
 3 variants more...

Mary
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bitterness (?)
Info about origin: as the name of Mary, the mother of Jesus, a symbol for pure and deep love
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe it means 'bitterness'
 another possibility is an Egyptian origin with the name derived from 'mry' (beloved)
 'Maria' is the Greek/Latin original form, 'Mirjam' the older Aramaic/Hebrew form
 probably the most often used Christian female name
Words: mirjam=the bitterness (Aramaic) ; mry=the beloved (Egyptian)
Variants: Mary  English   (#41 in US popularity)
 Maike  German, Low German, Frisian
 Mareile  German, Swiss German
 Maria  German, Italian, Portuguese, English, Scandinavian, Dutch, Polish, Greek   (#42 in US popularity)
 Mariana  German   (#428 in US popularity)
 Marie  German, French   (#293 in US popularity)
 Marion  German, French, English
 Mariona  German
 Marisa  German, Italian, Spanish, English   (#195 in US popularity)
 Marissa  German, Italian, Spanish, English   (#62 in US popularity)
 Miriam  English, French, German   (#286 in US popularity)
 Mirjam  German, Dutch
 Manon  French
 Mariah  English   (#78 in US popularity)
 Mariam  English, Arabic   (#905 in US popularity)
 Mariel  English   (#953 in US popularity)
 Mariela  English   (#655 in US popularity)
 Mariella  Italian
 Marietta  Italian
 Mariette  French
 Marilyn  English   (#461 in US popularity)
 Marita  Italian, Spanish
 Maritza  Spanish   (#480 in US popularity)
 María  Spanish
 Maureen  English   (#756 in US popularity)
 May  English
 Mia  Scandinavian   (#227 in US popularity)
 Mollie  English   (#508 in US popularity)
 Molly  English   (#93 in US popularity)
 Manja  Russian
 Marija  Russian
 Marika  Hungarian
 Mariska  Hungarian
 Marja  Russian
 Marushka  Russian
 Meeri  Finnish
 Malia  Hawaii   (#918 in US popularity)
 55 variants more...

Maura
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the one from Mauritania, the Moor
Info about origin:See male form Maurice
Variants: Maura  German, Italian   (#763 in US popularity)
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Mckenna
Language of origin: Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Cionaodh
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'Mac Cionnaith' (son of Cionaodh)
 despite this origin/meaning in use as a female name
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Mckenna  English   (#351 in US popularity)
 Makenna  English   (#744 in US popularity)

Melanie
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the dark, the black
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Melania is an epithet of Demeter, a goddess of fertility
Words: melas=black (Old Greek)
Variants: Melanie  German, English, Dutch   (#109 in US popularity)
 Mélanie  French
 4 variants more...

Melina
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: woman from the island Melos (?)
Variants: Melina  German   (#717 in US popularity)
 Meline  German
 1 variant more...

Melinda
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Mel' (taken from names like 'Melanie' or 'Melissa') with the popular name ending '-inda'
Variants: Melinda  German, English   (#292 in US popularity)
 Mindy  English   (#644 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Melissa
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the bee
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Melissa is a nymph that cared for young Zeus
Words: melitta=the bee (Old Greek) ; melissa=the bee (Old Greek)
Variants: Melissa  German   (#27 in US popularity)
 Melisa  German   (#838 in US popularity)
 Melitta  German
 Mélissa  French
 3 variants more...

Melody
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: melody
Info about origin: use of the common English word as a given name
 the word has Greek roots
Words:  (English) ; melos=the chant (Old Greek) ; aeidein=to sing (Old Greek)
Variants: Melody  English   (#380 in US popularity)
 1 variant more...

Mercedes
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: from the name of a religious holiday 'Maria de mercede redemptionis captivorum' (with an English translation of 'Mary of the mercy to redeem captives' or similar)
 later there also was a Spanish title of Mary 'Maria de las Mercedes' (Mary of Mercies)
 used as a substitute for the name 'Maria' which was sometimes shunned out of strong religious respect
Words: merced=the mercy, the grace (Latin)
Variants: Mercedes  German, Spanish, English   (#187 in US popularity)
 Mercede  Italian
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Meredith
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Info about origin: Anglicized form of a male Welsh name 'Maredudd' that is now also used as a female given name
 for more see 'Maredudd'
Variants: Meredith  English   (#229 in US popularity)

Micah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Who is like Yahweh?
Info about origin: in the Bible Micah is a minor prophet who predicted the destruction of Jerusalem
Words: miy=who (Hebrew) ; yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Variants: Micah  English   (#799 in US popularity)

Michaela
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Who is like God?
Info about origin:See male form Michael
Variants: Michaela  German, Dutch, English   (#145 in US popularity)
 Michelle  French, English, German   (#31 in US popularity)
 Makayla  English   (#180 in US popularity)
 Mckayla  English   (#576 in US popularity)
 Micaela  Italian, Spanish   (#580 in US popularity)
 Michele  English   (#454 in US popularity)
 Micheline  French
 Michèle  French
 Miguela  Spanish
 Mikaela  Scandinavian   (#405 in US popularity)
 Mikayla  Russian   (#177 in US popularity)
 Mikala  Hawaii   (#994 in US popularity)
 4 variants more...

Miracle
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: miracle
Info about origin: use of the common word as given word
 the word itself has Latin roots
Words:  (English) ; miraculum=the wonder (Latin) ; mirus=wonderful (Latin)
Variants: Miracle  English   (#943 in US popularity)

Miranda
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: created by Shakespeare for the heroine of his play 'The Tempest'
 also the name of one of the moons of the planet Uranus
Words: mirandus=admirable, wonderful (Latin)
Variants: Miranda  German, English, Albanian   (#83 in US popularity)
 Maranda  English   (#546 in US popularity)
 Meranda  English   (#994 in US popularity)
 Mireya  Spanish   (#833 in US popularity)
 Myranda  English   (#813 in US popularity)

Misty
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: misty
Info about origin: use of the common word 'misty' as a given name
 in use only in recent times
Words:  (English)
Variants: Misty  English   (#471 in US popularity)

Monica
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: meaning and origin not known for sure
 sometimes said to derive from Latin 'monachus' (monk)
 in the Middle Ages seen as connected to Latin 'monere' (to advise) and meaning 'advisor'
 known from Saint Monica, the mother of Saint Augustine, a 'father of the church' (4th century AD)
 because Saint Monica came from Carthage in Northern Africa the name could also be of North African/Phoenician origin
Words: monachus=the hermit, the monk (Latin) ; monere=to advise, to warn (Latin)
Variants: Monica  Italian, English, Portuguese   (#84 in US popularity)
 Moni  German
 Monika  German, Scandinavian   (#896 in US popularity)
 Monique  French   (#172 in US popularity)
 Mónica  Spanish
 3 variants more...

Montana
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: use of the name of the American state as given name
 the name of the state itself has Latin roots
Words: montanus=mountainous (Latin) ; mons=the mountain (Latin)
Variants: Montana  English   (#797 in US popularity)

Morgan
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Info about origin: old Celtic/Welsh name whose meaning and origin are disputed
 maybe it contains the word 'mor' (sea) as an element
Words: mor=the sea (Celtic)
Variants: Morgan  English, Welsh   (#32 in US popularity)

Moriah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: seen by Yahweh (?)
Info about origin: in the Bible Moriah is the name of the place where Abraham was to sacrifice his son
Words: ra'ah=to see (Hebrew) ; yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Variants: Moriah  English   (#526 in US popularity)

Myra
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: invented by the poet Fulke Greville in the 17th century
Variants: Myra  English   (#799 in US popularity)
 Mayra  English   (#248 in US popularity)