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Name Marija

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About the name Marija in particular

In original script:Мария    As large picture
Gender:female
Languages of use:Slovenian, Russian
Diminutives:Manca, Mariyka, Masa, Mascha, Mija, Monja
US 2021 rank:not in the Top 1000; other popularity lists see below
Similarly written:Maija, Maria, María, Mária, Marica, Marida, Marijan, Marijn, Marijo, Marika     Details
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About Mary, the group of names with the same origin as Marija

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 2020,  1:Mary England+Wales 1914,  1:Marija Macedonia 2011,  1:Mariana Colombia 2011,  1:Mia Germany First 2015,  1:Maryam India 2020,  1:Mária Hungary 2014,  1:Mía Puerto Rico 2014
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, Mariami, 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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Bosnia and HerzegovinaGraph2014 20,  2013 19
BulgariaGraph2020 2,  2019 2,  2018 2,  2017 2,  2016 2,  2015 2,  2014 3,  2013 3,  2012 2
Bulgaria prevalence 2011 1
CroatiaGraph2020 16,  2019 18,  2018 16,  2017 15,  2014 22009 9
Croatia prevalence 2011 1
Macedonia prevalence 2011 1
MaltaGraph2014 10,  2013 62012 9
Montenegro prevalence 2011 3
Serbia/BelgradeGraph2008 6,  2007 9,  2006 5
Switzerland 1997 229
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