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Gender:female
Languages of use:English
Diminutives:Mamie, Marilyn, Minnie, Mollie, Molly
Topics:Asteroid 2779 Mary, discovered 1981, Phonetic alphabet NY
Saints:Mary Magdalene
US 2015 rank:#124     ... 122:Sydney, 123:Adalynn, 124:Mary, 125:Ximena, 126:Jade ...     Full US 2015 list
Similarly written:Cary, Gary, Kary, Macy, Mar, Mara, Mara, Marc, Mari, Mari     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Mary

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
Australia/NSW 2008 80
England+Wales decadesGraph1984 98,  1974 77,  1964 37,  1954 9,  1944 4,  1934 3,  1924 2,  1914 1,  1904 1
France 2002 468
IrelandGraph2015 74,  2014 77,  2013 81,  2012 71,  2011 69,  2010 60,  2009 61,  2008 60,  2007 57,  2006 52,  2005 48,  2004 44,  2003 45,  2002 41,  2001 37,  2000 37,  1999 37,  1998 34
Philippines 2003 2
Switzerland 1997 684
USA decadesGraph2000-2009 65,  1990-1999 41,  1980-1989 34,  1970-1979 15,  1960-1969 2
USA prevalence 1990 1
USA yearlyGraph2015 124,  2014 120,  2013 121,  2012 123,  2011 112,  2010 109,  2009 102,  2008 96,  2007 93,  2006 81,  2005 72,  2004 62,  2003 59,  2002 51,  2001 49,  2000 46,  1999 45,  1998 45,  1997 46,  1996 44,  1995 40,  1994 37,  1993 37
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