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Gender:female
Languages of use:German, Scandinavian, Dutch, English, Italian, Portuguese, Greek, Polish
Diminutives:Maaike, Maike, Maiken, Majken, Manja, Maraike, Marei, Mareika, Mareike, Mareile, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Mariele, Mariell, Mariella, Marietta, Mariette, Marijke, Marika, Mariola, Marishka, Mariska, Maritza, Marjet, Marusha, Marushka, Masha, Meike, Mie, Mieke, Mimi, Mimmi
Short forms:Mia, Ria
Topics:Asteroid 170 Maria, diameter 44.3 km, period 13.14 years
US 2015 rank:#109     ... 107:Kimberly, 108:Bailey, 109:Maria, 110:Luna, 111:Willow ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:María, Mária, Aria, Daria, Maia, Malia, Mara, Mara, Marcia, Márcia     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Maria

Meaning/translation:maybe bitterness
Language of origin:Hebrew
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
Topics:Old Testament
Variants' top ranks:1:Maria Germany 1998,  1:María Madrid 1998,  1:Marie Germany 2009,  1:Mary England+Wales 1914,  1:Marija Macedonia 2011,  1:Mariana Colombia 2011,  1:Mia Germany First 2015,  1:Mária Hungary 2014,  1:Mía Puerto Rico 2014,  2:Manon France 2003
Somehow related to:Mariano/Mariana, Marielena, Marlene
Old/original forms:Maria Latin, Mariam Old Greek, Mariamne Hebrew, Mirjam Aramaic
Name variants:Maaike, Maï, Maija, Maika, Maike, Maiken, Máire, Mairi, Máirín, Majken, Maleah, Malia, Maliah, Mamie, Manca, Manja, Manon, Mara, Maraike, Marei, Mareika, Mareike, Mareile, Mari, Mari, Maria, María, Mária, Mariah, Mariam, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariane, Marica, Marie, Marieke, Mariel, Mariela, Mariele, Mariell, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marija, Marijke, Marika, Marike, Marilyn, Mariola, Marion, Mariona, Marisa, Marishka, Mariska, Marissa, Marita, Maritta, Maritza, Mariya, Mariya, Mariyah, Mariyka, Marja, Marja, Marjatta, Marjet, Marusa, Marusha, Marushka, Mary, Marya, Maryam, Masa, Mascha, Masha, Maureen, May, Meeri, Meike, Meriem, Merjem, Mery, Meryem, Mhairi, Mia, Mía, Miah, Mie, Mieke, Mija, Mimi, Mimmi, Minnie, Miriam, Mirijam, Mirja, Mirjam, Miya, Moira, Mollie, Molly, Monja, Moyra, Myah, Myriam, Myrjam, Polly, Ria, Riana   Sortable list   Details
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SeriesGraphRankings
Austria prevalence 2015 1
Canada/British ColumbiaGraph2013 882010 94,  2008 89
England+WalesGraph2015 73,  2014 732013 83,  2012 94,  2011 93,  2010 91,  2009 93,  2008 91,  2007 93
Germany prevalence 2005 1
IrelandGraph2015 54,  2014 69,  2013 63,  2012 70,  2011 54,  2010 53,  2009 54,  2008 482007 58,  2006 66,  2005 58,  2004 55,  2003 56,  2002 53,  2001 58,  2000 63,  1999 71,  1998 73
ItalyGraph2014 30,  2013 29,  2006 29,  2005 272004 30
ScotlandGraph2015 93,  2014 101,  2013 88,  2012 92,  2011 95,  2010 872009 95,  2008 99,  2000 99
Switzerland prevalence 2013 1
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 43,  1990-1999 42,  1980-1989 41,  1970-1979 351960-1969 49
USA prevalence 1990 7
USA yearlyGraph2015 109,  2014 115,  2013 112,  2012 101,  2011 92,  2010 86,  2009 70,  2008 63,  2007 53,  2006 46,  2005 46,  2004 42,  2003 42,  2002 40,  2001 41,  2000 41,  1999 39,  1998 43,  1997 38,  1996 371995 44,  1994 47,  1993 45
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