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Names starting with M

Meg - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Mecho - Bulgarian pet name meaning "teddy bear."
Mavis - English bird name, meaning "song thrush."
Miw-sher - Egyptian name meaning "kitten."
Melaena - Latin form of Greek Melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Meryl - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Maite - Basque name meaning "lovable."
Mike - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Montana - English name derived from the state name, meaning "mountainous."
Mantotohpa - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "four bears."
Miroslava - Feminine form of Czech Miroslav, meaning "peace-glory."
Miguel - Spanish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Melany - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark."
Mingli - Chinese name meaning "bright/clear logic."
Moses - Anglicized form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses, meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Meera - Hindi name meaning "prosperous."
Maura -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matilda -   English form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Meliora - Modern English name derived from the Latin word meliora, meaning "always improving."
Mariella - Italian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahfuz - Arabic name meaning "protected, safeguarded."
Maral - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Marley - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Masego - African Tswana name meaning "blessings."
Michelle - Feminine form of French Michel, meaning "who is like God?"
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Mirjeta - Albanian name composed of the elements mire "good," and jete "life," hence "good life."
Miro - Short form of Slavic names beginning with Mir-, meaning "peace."
Monna - Variant spelling of English Mona, meaning "little noble one" or "advise, counsel." 
Mustapha - Variant spelling of Arabic Mustafa, meaning "the chosen one."
Momoko - Japanese name meaning "peach child."
Momoe - Japanese name meaning "hundred blessings."
Momo - Japanese name meaning "peach."
Momig - Armenian name meaning "little candle."
Momchil - Bulgarian name derived from the word momche, meaning "boy, youth."
Molly - Pet form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mollie - Variant spelling of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Moll - Short form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Molimo - Native American Miwok name meaning "bear walking into shade."
Molan - Irish name meaning "servant of the storm."
Mokosh - Slavic name derived from the word mok, meaning "wet." In mythology, this is the name of an earth goddess known as Moist Mother Earth. She is connected with shearing and weaving, and she spins the web of life and death.
Moki - Native American Hopi name meaning "deer."
Moke - Hawaiian form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Mojisola - African Yoruba name meaning "wake up to wealth."
Mojgan - Persian name meaning "eyelashes."
Mojca - Pet form of Croatian Marija, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Moishe - Yiddish form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Moise - Middle English form of French Moisé, meaning "drawn out."
Moisés - Spanish form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Myrtle - English name derived from the vocabulary word, myrtle, the name of a flowering shrub or tree, derived from the Old French diminutive myrtille, meaning "little myrtle."
Moirrey - Manx form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Myrtie - Pet form of English Myrtle, meaning "little myrtle."
Moira - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Myrthe - From the Dutch name for the flowering "myrtle."
Moina - Celtic name meaning "gentle, soft."
Myrrine - Ancient Greek name derived from the word myron, meaning "myrrh." 
Mohinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning "great-Indra."
Mohandas - Hindi name meaning "servant of Mohan."
Myron - Greek name adopted by early English Christians because of its association with the gift of myrrh given to Jesus by the Magi, derived from the Greek word myron, meaning "myrrh."
Mohana - Feminine form of Hindi Mohan, meaning "attractive, bewitching."
Myrna - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muirne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mohan - Hindi name meaning "attractive, bewitching."
Mohammed - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Myrine - Variant spelling of Greek Myrina, possibly meaning "swiftly bounding."
Myrina - Greek name possibly meaning "swiftly bounding." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of the Amazons who defeated the people of Atlantis.
Mohammad - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Myriam - Variant spelling of English Miriam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mohamed - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Myrddin - Welsh legend name of the magician who guided the destiny of King Arthur, derived from Celtic Mori-dunum, meaning "sea fort." Mori-dunum was a place in Wales later called Carmarthen. Because of its close resemblance to the French word merde, meaning "excrement," the name was changed from Myrddin to Merlin. 
Moesen - Welsh form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses, meaning "drawn out."
Myranda - Variant spelling of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." 
Myra - English name invented by the 17th century poet Fulke Greville, which may have been based on the Greek word myrrha, "myrrh," a fragrant, bitter sap derived from the Commiphora tree and used in healing salves, perfumes and incenses. In ancient times, myrrh was worth more than its weight in gold, priced at 5 times that of frankincense, and it was one of the gifts of the Magi to the baby Jesus.
Moema - Native American Tupi name meaning "sweet."
Myles - Variant spelling of English Miles, meaning "son of Mile."
Moe - Japanese name meaning "budding."
Mykolas - Lithuanian form of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Modya - Pet form of Russian Modest, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mykola - Ukrainian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Modron - Welsh Arthurian legend name of the daughter of Avallach, mother of Mabon, and probably the prototype of Morgan le Fay, meaning "divine mother."
Modesty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Middle French modestie, from Latin modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mykhaylo - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Mykhailo - Ukrainian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Modestus - Roman name derived from Latin modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Modesto - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Modestine - Feminine form of French Modeste, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mykhaila - Feminine form of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Myfanwy - Welsh name composed of the elements my "my" and banw "woman," hence "my woman."
Myf - Short form of Welsh Myfanwy, meaning "my woman."
Modeste - French form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mya - English variant spelling of Danish/Swedish Mia, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," or Greek Maia, meaning "mother."
Modesta - Feminine form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
My - Swedish pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Modest - Russian form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mwenye - African Swahili name meaning "lord, owner."
Mwanajuma - African Swahili name meaning "born on Friday."
Mochni - Native American Hopi name meaning "talking bird."
Mut - Egyptian name meaning "mother."
Moana - Hawaiian unisex name meaning "wide expanse of water."
Mnemosyne - Latin form of Greek Mnêmosynê, meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of the personification of memory, a Titaness and daughter of Gaia and Uranus. 
Mneme - Latin form of Greek Mnêmê, meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses.
Mustafa - Arabic name meaning "the chosen one."
Muskilda - Basque name meaning "bud."
Mnatsagan - Armenian name meaning "permanent; eternal."
Muscowequan - Native American Cree name meaning "hard quill."
Mnason - Greek name, possibly meaning "remembering." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian from Cyprus whom Paul stayed with in Jerusalem.
Musa - Arabic form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Mladen - Slavic name derived from the word mlad, meaning "young."
Murukan - Variant spelling of Hindi Murugan, meaning "six-faced." 
Mkhai - Egyptian name meaning "fight."
Murtagh -   Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh "descendant of Muircheartach," hence "skilled seaman."
Mizuki - Japanese name meaning "beautiful moon."
Murron - Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Muireann, meaning "sea-fair."
Mizquixaual - Nahuatl name meaning "Mesquite face paint."
Murray - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireach, meaning "sea warrior."
Miyuki - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful fortune/happiness," 2) "beautiful snow," or 3) "deep snow."
Murphy - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha "descendant of Murchadh," hence "sea-warrior."
Miyoko - Japanese name meaning "beautiful generation child."
Muriel - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireall, meaning "sea-bright."
Miykal - Hebrew name meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul. 
Murgatroyd - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name meaning "the clearing belonging to Margaret."
Miykah - Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet. The Anglicized form is Michah.
Murdy - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Murdock - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Muireadhach, meaning "sea warrior."
Miyka - Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Murdoch - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireadhach, meaning "sea warrior."
Murdo - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Miyaoaxochitl -  Nahuatl name meaning "maize tassel flower."
Miyako - Japanese name meaning "beautiful night child."
Murdina - Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Miwa - Japanese name meaning 1) "beauty, harmony," 2) "beauty, ring/wheel," 3) "three, harmony," or 4) "three, ring/wheel."
Murdie - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Murdann - Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Miu - Egyptian name meaning "gentleness."
Murdanie - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Murdag - Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Murchadh - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and cath "battle," hence "sea warrior."
Murat - Turkish name meaning "desire, wish."
Mitzi - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Murali - Hindi myth name attributed to Krishna, meaning "flute."
Mitya - Pet form of Russian Dmitri, meaning "loves the earth."
Munroe - Variant spelling of Irish Munro, meaning "from the mount on the river Roe." 
Munro - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from Monadh Roe or Mont Roe, meaning "from the mount on the river Roe." This is the name from which Scottish Monroe was derived.
Mitxoleta - Basque flower name meaning "poppy."
Munira - Feminine form of Arabic Munir, meaning "bright, shining."
Munir - Arabic name meaning "bright, shining."
Mitsuru - Japanese unisex name meaning "full" or "growing."
Mitsuo - Japanese name meaning "shining man."
Mungo - Old Scottish pet name derived from Brythonic my-nghu, meaning "dear one." It was recorded in Latin in the 6th century as carissimus amicus, meaning "dearest friend." 
Mitsuko - Japanese name meaning "light child" or "shining child."
Munga - Older form of Scottish Mungo, possibly meaning "dearest friend."
Mitrofan - Russian form of Greek Metrophanes, meaning "mother-appearing," probably in the sense "resembles the mother."
Mundoo - Native American Algonquinname for the "Great Spirit," but it was applied to "the devil" by the first Christianmissionaries.
Mitja - Pet form of Slovene Dimitrij, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Munashe - African Shona unisex name meaning "with God."
Mitica - Pet form of Romanian Dumitru, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Muna - Aramaic name meaning "counted, numbered." 
Mithra - Avestan myth name of the son of Ahura Mazda, derived from the proto-Indo-Iranian word *mitra, meaning "contract, covenant, oath, promise, treaty," from the root mi- "to bind," all of which seems to indicate the basic meaning "alliance; contract; a means of binding."
Muminah - Egyptian name meaning "pious."
Mumé - Egyptian name meaning "fountain."
Mitchell - English surname transferred to forename use, from a medieval form of Michael, meaning "who islike God?" 
Mukul - Hindi name meaning "blossom, bud."
Mitch - Short form of English Mitchell, meaning "who is like God?"
Mukta - Hindi name meaning "liberated."
Misu - Native American Miwok name meaning "rippling brook."
Mukki - Native American Algonquin name meaning "child."
Misty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "dim, cloudy, vague." It is often chosen as a name because of the mental images it evokes, such as a misty autumn morning or a hazy tropical island.
Mukhwana - Egyptian name meaning "twin."
Misti - Variant spelling of English Misty, meaning "dim, cloudy, vague." 
Mukhtar - Arabic name meaning "chosen."
Missy - Pet form of English Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Mukesh - Hindi myth name of a demonin the form of a boar who was killed by Shiva, meaning "rulerof Muka." 
Missie - Variant spelling of English Missy, meaning "honey-sap."
Mukarramma - Egyptian name meaning "revered."
Miska - Pet form of Hungarian Mihály, meaning "who is like God?"
Mukantagara - Egyptian name meaning "born during war."
Misi - Pet form of Hungarian Mihály, meaning "who is like God?"
Mukamutara - Egyptian name meaning "daughter of Mutara."
Mujahid - Arabic name meaning "struggler."
Misha - Pet form of Russian Mikhail, meaning "who is like God?"
Muirne - Old Gaelic name meaning "beloved."
Misaki - Japanese name meaning "beauty bloom."
Muiris - Irish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Muiriartach - Modern form of Scottish Gaelic Muicheachtach, meaning "skilled seaman."
Misae - Native American Osage name meaning "white sun."
Muirgheas - Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and geas "taboo," hence "sea-taboo."
Muirgheal - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and geal "bright," hence "sea-bright."
Mirza - Persian name meaning "prince."
Muirgen - Irish Gaelic name meaning "born of the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who was changed into a salmon.
Miryam - Hebrew name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
Muirenn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Muirgen, meaning "born of the sea."
Miruna - Romanian name, derived from the Slavic element mir, meaning "peace."
Muiredach - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Muireadhach, meaning "sea warrior."
Mirthe - Variant spelling of Dutch Myrthe, meaning "myrtle."
Muireann - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and fionn "blessed, fair, white," hence "sea-fair." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Fionn mac Cumhail.
Muireall - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright."
Mirrikh - Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." Also spelled Merikh.
Muireadhach - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and cath "battle," hence "sea warrior."
Miroslav - Czech form of Polish Mirosław, meaning "peace-glory." 
Muireach - Modern contracted form of Scottish Gaelic Muiredach, meaning "sea warrior."
Miron - Russian form of Greek Myron, meaning "myrrh."
Muircheartach - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and ceardach "skilled," hence "skilled seaman."
Muiríol - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright." 
Mirlind - Albanian name meaning "born well."
Muirín - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Muirgen, meaning "born of the sea."
Mirko - Pet form of Croatian Emerik, meaning "work-power."
Muir - Short form of Scottish Gaelic Muireach ("sea warrior"), and other names beginning with Muir-, from muir, meaning "sea." 
Muicheachtach - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and ceartach "ruler, skilled," hence "skilled seaman." 
Mirjana - Croatian and Serbian form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Muhsina - Feminine form of Arabic Muhsin, meaning "beneficent."
Mirjami - Finnish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Muhsin - Arabic name meaning "beneficent."
Muhammed - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mirjam - Dutch and German form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Muhammad - Arabic name of a prophet who founded the Islamic religion, derived from the word hamid "praise," hence "praiseworthy."
Mirja - Finnish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mudiwa - African Shona unisex name meaning "beloved."
Mirinda - Esperanto name derived from Latin mirandus, meaning"worthy of admiration." 
Mudada - Egyptian name meaning "provider."
Miina - Short form of Finnish Vilhelmiina, meaning "will-helmet."
Muata - Native American Miwok name meaning "yellow jackets inside a nest."
Muadhnait - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word muadh "good, noble," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little noble one."
Miia - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mstislav - Slavic name composed of the elements *misti "revenge" and slav "glory," hence "vengeance-glory." In use by the Czechs. 
Mihrdat - Middle Persian name meaning "given by Mihr."
Msrah - Egyptian name meaning "born sixth."
Mihovil - Croatian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mshai - Egyptian name meaning "traveler."
Miho - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful guarantee" or "beautiful sail." Compare with masculine Miho. 
Moyses - Greek form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Mihkel - Estonian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Moyra - Variant spelling of English Moira, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mihhaelo - Variant spelling of Esperanto Michaelo, meaning "who is like God?"
Moyolehuani -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "enamored one."
Mihangel - Welsh form of Italian Michelangelo, a compound name meaning both "who is like God?" and "angel, messenger." 
Mihammad - Variant form of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Moyna - English variant spelling of Celtic Moina, meaning "gentle, soft."
Mowriyah - Hebrew name meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
Mihajlo - Serbian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mowab - Hebrew name meaning "water," i.e. "seed," hence "of his father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.
Mihaita - Pet form of Romanian Mihai, meaning "who is like God?"
Mihailo - Serbian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Movses - Armenian form of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out."
Mihail - Variant spelling of Slovene Mihael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mouses - Variant spelling of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Mihai - Romanian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?" In use by the Romani.
Mouna - Arabic name derived from the word maniya, meaning "to desire."
Mihaela - Feminine form of Slovene Mihael and Romanian Mihai, both meaning "who is like God?"
Mould - Variant spelling of Middle English Mauld, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mihael - Slovene form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Motya - Pet form of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God." 
Miha - Short form of Slovene Mihael, meaning "who is like God?"
Motke - Pet form of Yiddish Mordche, meaning "devotee of Marduk." 
Mihály - Hungarian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Miguela - Feminine form of Spanish Miguel, meaning "who is like God?"
Mignonette - English name derived from a diminutive form of the French word mignon ("charming, delicate, pretty"), hence "little delicate one." 
Motel - Pet form of Yiddish Mordche, meaning "devotee of Marduk." 
Mignon - English name derived from the French word mignon, meaning "charming, delicate, pretty." 
Migisi - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "eagle."
Moswen - Egyptian name meaning "white."
Migina - Native American Omaha name meaning "returning moon."
Mostyn - Welsh name derived from the name of a place in Clwyd on the Dee estuary, composed of the Old English elements mos "moss" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "moss settlement."
Moss -   English surname transferred to forename use, derived from medieval Jewish Moss (2), meaning "drawn out."
Mieszko - Pet form of Polish Mieczysław, meaning "who is like God?"
Mies - Dutch pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." Compare with masculine Mies. 
Mosi - African Swahili name meaning "first born child."
Miep - Dutch pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Moshe - Hebrew name meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Mosegi - Egyptian name meaning "tailor."
Mielikki - Finnish name derived from the word mieli which can have many meanings ("desire, feeling, heart, mind, mood, pleasure"), but its central meaning is "mind." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of forests and healing, whose symbol is the unicorn. 
Mose - Short form of English Moses, meaning "drawn out."
Morwenna - Cornish and Welsh name, derived from the Welsh word morwyn, meaning "maiden."
Morwen - Short form of Cornish/Welsh Morwenna, meaning "maiden."
Miela - Esperanto name meaning "honey-sweet."
Morven - English name derived from the Scottish place name Morvern, from Gaelic Mhorbhairne, meaning "the big gap."
Mieko - Japanese name meaning "beautiful blessing child."
Mieke - Dutch pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Morvarid - Persian form of Latin Margarita (English Margaret), meaning "pearl."
Morty - Pet form of English Morton "settlement on the moor," and Mortimer "dead sea."
Midyan - Hebrew name meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.
Mortimer -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muiriartach, meaning "mariner, seaman."
Midori - Japanese name meaning "green, verdant."
Morta - Lithuanian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Midir - Irish name of unknown meaning. In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a lord of the underworld, the husband of Fuamnach.
Mort - Short form of English Morton "settlement on the moor," and Mortimer "dead sea."
Midian - Anglicized form of Hebrew Midyan, meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.
Morris - Medieval English form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Midhat - Arabic name meaning "eulogy, praise."
Morrigan - Variant spelling of Irish Mórríghan, meaning "great queen."
Midha - Feminine form of Arabic Midhat, meaning "eulogy, praise."
Morpheus - Greek name derived from the word morphe, meaning "form, shape." In mythology, this is the name of a god of dreams.
Maurentius - Gallo-Roman name meaning "of the Moors."
Midge - Variant spelling of English Madge, meaning "pearl."
Mictlantecuhtli - Aztec name meaning "lord of Mictlan." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld.
Micky - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mick - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?" Rarely used anymore due to its use as a derogatory term for a Catholic Irishman.
Michio - Japanese name meaning "man on the (correct) path."
Morna - Anglicized form of Irish and Scottish Gaelic Muirne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Michiko - Japanese name meaning "beautiful wise child."
Morley - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mor "marsh, moor," and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "marsh meadow."
Michijo - Pet form of Esperanto Michaelo, meaning "who is like God?"
Moriya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." 
Michi - Japanese unisex name meaning "pathway."
Moritz - German form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Moriko - Japanese name meaning "forest child."
Micheline - Pet form of French Michèle, meaning "who is like God?"
Moriarty - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh "descendant of Muircheartach," hence "skilled seaman."
Michelina - Pet form of Italian Michela, meaning "who is like God?"
Moriah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
Michelangelo - Italian compound name composed of Michele "who is like God?" and Angelo "angel, messenger." 
Morgen - Variant spelling of English Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle." 
Morgane - English variant spelling of French Morgaine, probably meaning "sea circle."
Michelangela - Feminine form of Italian Michelangelo, meaning "who is like God?" and "angel, messenger."
Morgana - Elaborated form of Welsh Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle."
Michela - Feminine form of Italian Michele, meaning "who is like God?"
Morgan -  Welsh name, derived from ancient Celtic Morcant, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
Michel - French form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Morency - Germanic form of Gallo-Roman Maurentius, meaning "of the Moors."
Micheil - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Moreen -   Anglicized pet form of Irish Gaelic M�r, meaning "great." 
Michayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Mordred - Old English Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table who was the illegitimate son and traitor of King Arthur, possibly meaning "sea counsel." He was brother (or half-brother) to Agravain, Gaheris, Gareth, and Gawain, and noted for having crowned himselfand married Guinevere while Arthur was waging war on Emperor Lucius of Rome. Hewas killed by Arthur at the Battle of Camlann. 
Michalina - Feminine form of Polish Michał, meaning "who is like God?"
Mordikai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."
Michal - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykal, meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul. Compare with masculine Michal.
Michaiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Mordekay - Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.
Michah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykah, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.
Mordechai -  Variant spelling of English Mordecai, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."
Michaela - Feminine form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mordecai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.
Michaël - Dutch form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Morcant - Old Celtic name, probably composed of the elements mor "sea" and cant "circle," hence "sea circle."
Micha - Variant spelling of English Michah, meaning "who is like God?"
Moray - Scottish form of English Murray, meaning "sea warrior."
Michèle - Feminine form of French Michel, meaning "who is like God?" 
Morag -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board." Compare with strictly feminine Morag.
Mora - English pet form of names beginning with Mor-.
Micajah - Variant spelling of English Micaiah, meaning "who is like God?"
Micaiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Monty - Pet form of English Montague "pointed mountain," and more rarely Montgomery "hill of Gomeric." 
Micah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Micaela - Portuguese form of Italian Michela, meaning "who is like God?"
Montse - Short form of Catalan Montserrat, meaning "jagged mountain."
Mia - Danish and Swedish pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mi - Japanese name meaning "beauty."
Montmorency - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont "hill" and Germanic Morency, hence "hill of Morency."
Mhotep - Egyptian name meaning "peace."
Montgomery - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont "hill" and the Germanic personal name Gomeric, hence "hill of Gomeric."
Mhairi - Variant spelling of Scottish Màiri, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mgrditch - Armenian name meaning "Baptist."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Montague - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of the Old French elements mont "hill, mountain" and aigu "pointed," hence "pointed mountain."
Meyer - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Meydad - Hebrew name meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.
Monta - Feminine form of English Monty, meaning "pointed hill."
Monserrat - Variant spelling of Catalan Montserrat, meaning "jagged mountain."
Meurig - Variant spelling of Welsh Meuric, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Monroe - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Munro, meaning "from the mount on the river Roe," in Ireland, where the family came from. 
Meuric - Welsh form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Metushelach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Monique - French form of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Monimos - Greek form of Arabic Munim, meaning "to be pleasing," or "favorable one."
Metushael - Variant spelling of English Methusael, meaning "man of God."
Monika - English variant spelling of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Monifa -   African Yoruba name meaning "I am lucky."
Meturato - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "black kettle."
Mongwau - Native American Hopi name meaning "owl."
Monday - English name derived from the week day name, composed of the Old English elements mona "moon" and d�g "day," hence "moon day." 
Mette - Low German form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle."
Monat - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muadhnait, meaning "little noble one."
Metrophanes - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements meter "mother" and phanes "appearing," hence "mother-appearing," perhaps in the sense "resembles the mother."
Mona - Compare with masculine form of Mona. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muadhnait, meaning "little noble one."
Metody - Polish form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Momoztli -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning"altar."
Metod - Slovene form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Miriam - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
Miren - Basque form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Metit - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Metin - Turkish name meaning "strong."
Mirembe - African Luganda name meaning "peace."
Mirella - Italian form of French Mireille, meaning "to admire."
Mirele - Yiddish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Meti - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Methuwshelach - Hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Mirek - Pet form of Czech Miroslav, meaning "peace-glory."
Methuwshael - Hebrew name meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Mireio - French Provençal name, probably derived from the word mirar, meaning "to admire."
Methuselah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Mireille - Pet form of French Provençal Mireio, meaning "to admire."
Methusael - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael, meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Methodius - Latin form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Mireia - Catalan and Spanish form of French Provençal Mireio, meaning "to admire."
Methodios - Greek name derived from methodos, meaning "method."
Methoataske - Native American Shawnee name meaning "turtle laying its eggs."
Mircea - Romanian form of Slavic Mirče, meaning "peace." In use by the Romani.
Meta - Short form of German Margarete, meaning "pearl."
Mirari - Basque name meaning "miracle."
Miranda - English Shakespearean name, derived from Latin mirandus, meaning"worthy of admiration." 
Miraj - Arabic name meaning "place of ascent."
Miracle - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin miraculum, meaning "marvel, wonder."
Mirabelle - French form of Latin Mirabella, meaning "wonderful."
Mirabella - Latin name derived from the word mirabilis, meaning "wonderful." 
Mirče - Slavic name derived from the word mir, meaning "peace." 
Miomir - Serbian name meaning "scent."
Meskhenet - Egyptian name meaning "destiny."
Mesi - Egyptian name meaning "water."
Minu - Variant spelling of Persian Minoo, meaning "heaven, paradise."
Meshullam - Hebrew name meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel. 
Meshulam - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.
Meshek - Hebrew name meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Meshech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Minty - Pet form of English Minta, meaning "mint." 
Mesech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Minttu - Finnish name meaning "mint."
Minthe - Greek name meaning "mint." In mythology, this is the name of a water nymph who was turned into a mint plant.
Meryem - Turkish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mervyn - Anglicized form of Welsh Merfyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Mintha - Latin form of Greek Minthe, meaning "mint." In mythology, this is the name of a water nymph who was turned into a mint plant.
Mervin - Variant spelling of English Mervyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Merv - Short form of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Minta - English form of Latin Mintha, meaning "mint." 
Mert - Egyptian name meaning "lover of silence."
Merryn - Cornish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." Given in dedication of the Christian saint Marina.
Minsheng - Chinese name meaning "voice of the people."
Merry - Originally a form of English Mercy "forgiveness, mercy," today it this name is usually chosen form its association with the word "cheerful" and "jolly." 
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Minos - Greek name possibly derived from an ancient Cretan word for a "king." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa.
Merrion - Variant spelling of Welsh Meirion, meaning "like Marius."
Minoru - Japanese name meaning "truth."
Merrilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Minori - Japanese unisex name meaning "truth."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Merrick - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Old Norman French personal name composed of the Germanic elements mari/meri "fame" and ric "power," hence "famous power." 
Minoo - Persian name meaning "heaven, paradise."
Merodach - Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), meaning "thy rebellion." In biblical times, this was the name of a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Merletta - Feminine pet form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Minninnewah - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "whirlwind."
Minnie - Pet form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Merla - Feminine form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Minna - Variant spelling of German Mina, meaning "will-helmet."
Merlín - Spanish form of Latin Merlinus, meaning "sea fort."
Merit -   Egyptian name meaning "beloved."
Merinus - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Minh - Vietnamese name meaning "intelligent."
Mingyu - Chinese name meaning "bright jade."
Merikh - Variant spelling of Mirrikh, the Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." 
Merikano -  Probably a Romani form of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mingxia - Chinese name meaning "bright heroine.
Merideth - Feminine variant of English unisex Meredith, meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Merianus - Variant form of Roman Latin Merinus, meaning "of the sea." This is the legendary name of a king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus.
Meri - Finnish name meaning "the sea."
Mergim - Albanian name meaning "foreign; stranger."
Ming -  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bright, clear" and 2) "engrave."
Merete - Danish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Minerva - Roman name, possibly derived from Latin mens, meaning "intellect." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of wisdom and war. Equated with Greek Athene.
Mererid - Feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mine - Short form of German Wilhelmine, meaning "will-helmet."
Meredydd - Variant spelling of Welsh Maredudd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mindy - Pet form of English Melinda, meaning "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mered - Hebrew name meaning "rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.
Mere - Maori form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mina -   Chamoru name meaning "mine."
Mercy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "forgiveness, mercy."
Mercury - Short form of Roman Mercurius, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercury is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. The first planet of the solar system was named after him. 
Mimoza - Albanian name meaning "mimosa," a tree and plant name. The mimosa is also called the sensitive plant, and sleeping plant. The name derives from the Latin word mimus, meaning "to imitate." It was given this name because of the way it folds its leaves when touched.
Mercurius - Roman name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercurius is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. 
Mercia - Latin form of English Mercy, meaning "mercy."
Mimmi - Pet form of Finnish Vilhelmiina, meaning "will-helmet."
Mercher - Welsh form of Roman Mercury, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy."
Mimiteh - Native American Omaha name meaning "new moon."
Mercedes - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes ("Mary of Mercies"), meaning "mercies."
Merav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merab, meaning "increase, multiplication." 
Meraud - Cornish name of uncertain derivation. It could be a Cornish form of French Méraud, meaning "emerald," or it may be a feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, possibly meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mimi - Italian pet form of Latin María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Merari - Anglicized form of Hebrew Merariy, meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Merab - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merav, meaning "increase, multiplication." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of King Saul. 
Meo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Menuha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menucha, meaning "tranquility."
Milun - French form of Latin Milon, meaning "little soldier." 
Menucha - Hebrew name meaning "tranquility."
Milton - English surname transferred to forename use, form the name of various places, most of which were derived from the Old English word mylentun, meaning "mill settlement."
Mentor - Greek name derived from the word menos, meaning "spirit." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Álkimos.
Miltiades - Old Greek name derived from the word miltos, meaning "red earth."
Miloslava - Feminine form of Czech Miloslav, meaning "favor glory."
Mensah - Egyptian name meaning "born third."
Menno - Pet form of Dutch and German names beginning with Mein-, from Germanic magin, meaning "might, strength."
Menhalom - Chamoru name meaning "smart; intelligent."
Miloslav - Czech form of Polish Miłosław, meaning "favor glory."
Mengyao - Chinese name meaning "may the child be as good and wise as Mencius (Meng-Ke) and Yao."
Milosh -  Possibly a Romani form of Czech Miloš, meaning "favor glory."
Menetnashté - Egyptian name meaning "power."
Milon - Diminutive form of Latin Milo ("soldier"), hence "little soldier." Milon is a name celebrated in the ancient British lays; one translated by Marie de France is entitled Lai de Milun.
Menes - Egyptian name referring to a pharaoh of the First dynasty, of unknown meaning. His other name Hor-Aka translates to "Horus of the Reeds."
Miloš - Pet form of Czech Miloslav, meaning "favor glory."
Milo - Latin name derived from the word miles, meaning "soldier."
Menelaus - Latin form of Greek Menelaos, meaning "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Menelaos - Greek name composed of the elements meno "to last, withstand" and laos "the people," hence "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Milly - Variant spelling of English Millie, meaning "strong worker."
Mendiete - Basque name meaning "virgin."
Millie - Pet form of English Milicent, meaning "strong worker."
Mendia - Basque name meaning "mountain."
Millicent - Variant spelling of English Milicent, meaning "strong worker."
Mendel - Yiddish name derived from Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "comforter."
Mendebal - Basque name meaning "west."
Mencius - Latin form of Chinese Meng-Ke, possibly meaning "approved eldest son."
Millard - English surname transferred to forename use, from a variant of the surname Millward, a form of Millweard, an old Anglo-Saxon occupational surname composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and weard "guardian," hence "mill-guard."
Milla - English short form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Menashsheh - Hebrew name meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Milk-qart - Phoenician name, composed of the elements melk "king" and qart "city," hence "king of the city." In mythology, this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre. Some believe Milk-qart began as a sea god.
Menashe - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Miljana - Serbian name meaning "charming."
Menahem - Anglicized form of Hebrew Menachem, meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Menachem - Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Miljan - Serbian name meaning "charming."
Milisent - English variant spelling of Norman French Melisent, meaning "strong worker."
Melvyn - Variant spelling of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Melvin - English name of uncertain origin, possibly an altered form of Melville, meaning "bad settlement." 
Milintica - Nahuatl name meaning "fire; he is waving."
Milinka - Serbian name meaning "grace."
Melville - Scottish surname of Norman French origin, transferred to English forename use, from the name of various places in Normandy called Malleville, meaning "bad settlement."
Melveen - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Milicent - Variant spelling of English Milisent, meaning "strong worker."
Melva - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Miliani - Hawaiian name meaning "gentle caress."
Milford - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and ford "ford," hence "mill ford."
Melusine - German legend name of a fresh-water spirit believed to reside in sacred springs and rivers, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog." Melusine is depicted as being like a fish or serpent from the waist down. 
Milena - Variant spelling of Czech Milana, a short form of Slavic names containing the element mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Melusina - Variant spelling of German Melusine, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog."
Melpomenê - Greek name meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Mile - Middle English name of uncertain origin, but commonly associated with Latin Milo, meaning "soldier." 
Mildryth - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements milde "gentle" and þryð "strength," hence "gentle strength."
Melor - Modern Russian name composed of the first letter of each of the following: Marx, Engels, Lenin, October, Revolution.
Melody - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "melody."
Mildreth - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Mildryth, meaning "gentle strength."
Mildredd - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Mildryth, meaning "gentle strength."
Melodia - Chamoru name meaning "melody; song."
Mildred - Modern spelling of Middle English Mildredd, meaning "gentle strength."
Mellony - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Melle - Breton form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mellan - Variant spelling of Irish Meallán, meaning "little lump."
Milburn - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Cumbria, composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and burna "stream," hence "mill-stream."
Milburga - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements milde "gentle" and burg "fortress," hence "gentle fortress."
Milana - Feminine form of Czech Milan, a short form of Slavic names containing the element mil, meaning "favor, grace." Compare with Milada. This name was adopted by the Italians in the early 1900s, and eventually came to be used as a contracted form of María Elena.
Melkedoodum - Native American Algonquin name meaning "conceited."
Milan - Czech name derived from Slavic mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Melitta - Variant spelling of Latin Melita, meaning "honey."
Melita - Latin form of Greek Melite, meaning "honey."
Milagros - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Senora de los Milagros ("Our Lady of Miracles"), meaning "miracles."
Melisizwe - African Xhosa name meaning "leader of the nation."
Milada - Pet form of Czech names containing the Slavic element mil, meaning "favor, grace." Compare with Milana. 
Melisent - Norman French form of Teutonic Malasintha, meaning "strong worker."
Melisende - Variant spelling of Norman French Melisent, meaning "strong worker."
Melisande - Modern French form of Old Norman French Melisende, meaning "strong worker."
Mila - Pet form of Slavic names containing the element mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Melisa - English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Mil - Irish legend name (Mil Espane "Mil of Spain") of the father of Éibhear Dunn and Éibhear Finn, who conquered Ireland. Possibly derived from the Latin word miles, meaning "soldier."
Mikula - Czech form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Mikuláš - Czech form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Mikolaj - Polish form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Mikoláš - Czech form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Miklavž - Slovene form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Mikko - Finnish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mikki - Pet form of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Mikkel - Scandinavian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Melinda - Modern English compound name composed of Mel- (from Melissa ("sweet") or Melanie "black, dark") and Linda "serpent," hence "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
Mikio - Japanese name meaning "tree trunk man."
Melina - Greek name derived from the word méli, meaning "honey."
Mikil - Hawaiian name meaning "nimble; quick."
Melika - Hawaiian form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap." 
Melicent - Variant spelling of English Millicent, meaning "strong worker."
Miki - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful chronicle," 2) "beautiful princess," 3) "beautiful tree," or "priceless beauty."
Melia - Short form of English Amelia, meaning "work."
Mikhaila - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Mykhaila, meaning "who is like God?" 
Meletê - Greek name meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Mikhail - Russian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Melek - Turkish name meaning "angel." 
Mikelis - Latvian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Melech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Melek, meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah.
Mikele - Feminine form of Basque Mikel, meaning "who is like God?"
Meleagros - Greek name derived from the word meleagris, meaning "pheasant." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Althaea and Oeneus.
Mikayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Meleager -  Latin form of Greek Meleagros, meaning "pheasant." 
Mikaela - Feminine form of Swedish Mikael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mele - Hawaiian name meaning "song." Also used as a Hawaiian form of Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Melchor - Spanish form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Mika - Japanese name meaning "beautiful fragrance."
Mandisa - Egyptian name meaning "sweet."
Mano - Hawaiian name meaning "passionate lover; shark."
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Meadow - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "meadow."
Malachi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Manel - Catalan form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Meilin - Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful jade" or 2) "plum jade."
Mahir - Hebrew name meaning "expert, skilled" or "speedy."
Mae - Variant spelling of English May, a pet form of Margaret, meaning "pearl," and Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Melchiorre - Italian form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Melchior - Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech "king" and or "light," hence "king of light." The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.
Melbourne - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements mylla "mill" and burne "stream," hence "mill stream."
Melba - From the surname of a 19th century singer who took the name from the city of her birth, Melbourne, Australia, meaning "mill stream."
Melantha -  English name thought to probably be an elaborated form of the Greek word anthos, meaning "flower." 
Melania - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Melaine - Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Melaina - Variant spelling of Greek Melaine, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Mektild - Scandinavian form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Meixiu - Chinese name meaning "beautiful elegant."
Meixiang - Chinese name meaning "plum fragrance."
Meirong - Chinese name meaning "beauty flourishing."
Meirit - Variant form of Hebrew Meiri, meaning "giving light." 
Meiriona -   Aramaic name meaning "sheep."
Meirion - Welsh form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Meira - Feminine form of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Meir - Hebrew name meaning "giving light."
Meinwen - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "slender and fair."
Meino - Short form of German names beginning with Mein-, meaning "might, strength."
Meinir - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and hir "tall," hence "tall and slender."
Meinhard - Old German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "strong and hardy." 
Meili - Old Norse name of a brother of Thor. Meaning unknown.
Meike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Meihui - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wisdom."
Mehmed - Turkish form of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Megumi - Japanese name meaning "blessing."
Meghrig - Armenian name meaning "a bit of honey."
Megan - Pet form of Welsh Mared, meaning "pearl." 
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Media - Modern variant spelling of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Medad - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meydad, meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.
Mechtilde - Variant spelling of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Meave - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Meadhbh - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Medb, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Mckenzie - Variant spelling of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Mayte - Variant spelling of Spanish Maite, meaning "rebellious-harvester."
Mayson - Variant spelling of English Mason, meaning "stone-worker."
Mayra - Elaborated form of English May, a pet form of English Margaret "pearl" and Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maylea - Hawaiian name meaning "wildflower."
Maxwell - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the place name Maxwell, meaning "the stream of Mack." 
Maximus - Latin name meaning "the greatest."
Maximilianus - Roman name coined by Emperor Frederick III for his son, created by blending Latin Maximus, "the greatest," and Æmilianus "rival," hence "the greatest rival."
Maximiano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximian, meaning "the greatest."
Mavreena - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mavourneen - Irish name derived from the phrase mo múirnín, meaning "my honey, my sweet one."
Maverick - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the vocabulary word maverick, originally meaning "unbranded range animal." This was the surname of Samuel Maverick (1803-1870), a Texas cattleman who refused to brand his cattle. Its use as a personal name first began in the early 1990s after the release of the movie "Maverick" starring Mel Gibson. The sense of "unconventional person," is first recorded in 1886, and seems to have developed from the notion of being "independent, masterless."
Maurits - Dutch form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Maurine - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mauricius - Extended form of Latin Maurus, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Matviyko - Ukrainian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matthan - Greek form of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Matt - Short form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Matryona - Russian form of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Matouš - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matlalihuitl - Nahuatl name meaning "blue-green feather."
Matitya - Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Mathieu - French form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mathias - Variant spelling of English Matthias, meaning "gift of God."
Mathew - Variant spelling of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Mateusz - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mateja - Feminine form of Slovene Matej, meaning "gift of God."
Matanya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Masuyo - Japanese name meaning "benefit the world."
Masood - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Mason - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from French maçon, meaning "mason, stone-worker."
Maso - Short form of Italian Tommaso, meaning "twin."
Maskini - Egyptian name meaning "poor."
Masha - Pet form of Russian Marya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Masayoshi - Japanese name meaning "flourishing goodness."
Masaki - Japanese name meaning "flourishing tree."
Masahiko - Japanese name meaning "just prince."
Masa - Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Masa-, meaning 1) "correct, just," 2) "elegant," 3) "flourishing, prosperous" 4) "genuine, true," 5) "governing, political," 6) "military." Compare with strictly masculine Masa.
Marzia - Italian form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marzena - Polish name meaning "dreamed one." 
Marz - Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maryanna - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anna "favor; grace."
Mary - Middle English form of French Marie (Greek & Latin Maria), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the mother of Jesus and a sister of Lazarus. 
Marwa - Arabic name derived from the name of a fragrant herb of ancient continental repute, spoken of in legends as an ingredient in medicine, soups, perfumes and even love potions. It is known in Latin as amaracum, in Greek as amarakos, in English as "sweet marjoram."
Marva - Feminine form of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Martita - Spanish pet form of Italian/Spanish Marta, meaning "lady, mistress."
Martina - Feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Martijn - Dutch form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martie - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marte - Scandinavian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marshall - English surname transferred to forename use, from a Norman French occupational term denoting someone who was a "keeper of horses," composed of the Germanic elements morah "horse" and scalc "servant." By the time it became a surname it had acquired the meaning "shoeing smith."
Marmar - Armenian name meaning "marble."
Marlyn - Contracted form of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Marlene - German form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marlena - Contracted form of Latin Maria Magdalena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marlee - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marla - English pet form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marko -   Serbian and Slovene form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." Also in use by the Basques, Bulgarians, Dutch, Finnish, Germans, and Romani.
Marje - Variant spelling of English Marge, meaning "pearl."
Marjani - African Swahili name meaning "coral."
Marjana - Slovene form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Marjan -  Dutch form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Mariya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maritza - Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maritxu - Basque form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marissa - Modern English name derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea."
Mariska - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marisela - Elaborated form of English Maris, meaning "of the sea."
Marion - Medieval diminutive form of French Marie ("obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion"), hence "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marion.
Marine - Feminine form of French Marin, meaning "of the sea."
Marina - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marin - French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marik - Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marielle - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mariele - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mariel - English variant spelling of French Marielle, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mariano - Italian form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Marian - Medieval variant spelling of French Marion, meaning "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marian.
Mariamne - Aramaic form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." This name was used by Flavius Josephus when referring to the wife of King Herod.
Margrit - Swiss form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margit - Hungarian and Scandinavian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marganit - Hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Mareike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mare -   Latin name meaning "sea."
Marco - Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcelo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcelline - Feminine form of French Marcellin, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcellette - Pet form of French Marcelle, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcella -   Feminine form of Italian Marcello, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcelino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcelina -   Feminine form of Polish Marceli, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcela - Feminine form of Spanish Marcelo, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon goddess, meaning "moon."
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Maralyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, a compound name meaning "rebel-lake."
Marajha - Esperanto name meaning "made of the sea."
María - Galician-Portuguese, Italian and Spanish form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maponos - Celtic myth name of a god of youth and music, meaning "divine son." 
Maolseachlainn - Irish name composed of the Gaelic word mael "devotee" and the personal name Seachlainn, hence "devotee of Seachlainn."
Maoilios - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "servant of Jesus." 
Manyara - African Shona name meaning "you have been humbled."
Manya - Pet form of Russian Mariya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manu - Persian name meaning "man," as in homo sapiens. In mythology, this is the name of the progenitor of the human race. 
Mansoor - Variant spelling of Arabic Mansur, meaning "victorious."
Manon - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manolito - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Manni -   Finnish ornamental name, meaning "man."
Mann - German byname meaning "a fierce strong man" or simply "man."
Manley - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements (ge)mæne "common, shared" and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "common meadow." Its choice as a forename is probably due to its similarity to the word manly.
Manjusha - Hindi name meaning "jewel box."
Manjula - Hindi name meaning "melodious, pleasing."
Manisha - Hindi name meaning "wisdom." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the mind.
Maninder - Variant form of Hindi Manindra, meaning "mind of Indra."
Manfred - Old German name composed of the elements magin "strength" and fred/frid "peace," hence "strong peace."
Mandy - Pet form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
Manasseh - Anglicized form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Mamoru - Japanese name meaning "protector."
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Malwine - German form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Malwina - Polish form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Mallaidh - Irish Gaelic form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malinda - Variant spelling of English Melinda, meaning either "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent."
Malika - Arabic name meaning "queen."
Malik - Arabic name meaning "king." 
Malia - Hawaiian form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mali - Thai flower name meaning "jasmine." 
Malene - Danish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Maleah - English variant spelling of Hawaiian Malia, a form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malcolm - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mael Coluim, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columb."  
Malaika - Arabic name meaning "angels."
Malachai - Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Malach - Anglicized form of Hebrew unisex Malak, meaning "angel, messenger." In the bible, malak is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual.
Makrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cleaner."
Makram - Arabic name meaning "generous."
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Makkitotosimew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she has large breasts."
Makkedah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Maqqedah, meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  
Makkapitew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has large teeth."
Makenzie - Feminine form of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Makenna - Variant spelling of English Mckenna, meaning "born of fire."
Makena - African Kikuyu name meaning "happy one."
Makeda - Variant spelling of English Makkedah, meaning "place of shepherds." 
Makarios - Greek name derived from the word makaros, meaning "blessed."
Makani - Hawaiian name meaning "wind."
Maja - Scandinavian and Slavic form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
Maiteder - Basque form of Darlene, meaning "darling."
Mairwen - Welsh name composed of the name Mair and the word (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "fair as Mair."
Mairéad - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mair - Welsh form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maipe - Chamoru name meaning "fiery; hot."
Mainard - Norman French form of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Maiko - Japanese name meaning "dancing child."
Maike - Frisian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maija - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahtab - Persian name meaning "like moonlight."
Maho - Chamoru name meaning "thirsty."
Mahmud - Ancient form of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mahmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mahinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning "great-Indra."
Mahendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word maha "great" and the name of the god Indra, hence "great-Indra."
Mahdokht - Persian name meaning "daughter of the moon."
Mahali - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.
Maha - Arabic name meaning "moon."
Magnhild - Norwegian form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Magda -   Short form of various Germanic forms of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Magaskawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "graceful."
Magalie - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Mag - Short form of English Maggie, meaning "pearl."
Maeva - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Madu - Egyptian name meaning "of the people."
Mads - Danish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Madoline - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Madlenka - Pet form of Czech and Slovak Magdaléna, meaning "of Magdala."
Madisyn - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Madhur - Hindi name meaning "sweet."
Madhu - Hindi name derived from the name of first month, from Sanskrit madhu, meaning "honey."
Madhavi - Feminine form of Hindi Madhav, meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Madeleine - French form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Madelaine - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Maddox - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Welsh personal name Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Maddie - Pet form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Maday - Hebrew name meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.
Madalena - Portuguese form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Mack - Originally a short form of surnames, mostly Scottish, beginning with Mac-, meaning "son of," it is now sometimes given as a forename. 
Maciej - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Machlon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." 
Machliy - (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
Machk - Native American Algonquin name meaning "bear."
Macey - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a variant form of the surname Massey which was originally a pet form of Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Mózes - Hungarian form of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out."
Mórríghan - Irish myth name of a goddess of death and war, derived from Mhór Rioghain, meaning "great queen."
Mónica - Spanish form of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Mélissa - French form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Médéa - Arabic form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Márton - Hungarian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Márta - Hungarian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mário - Portuguese form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Márcio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Márcia - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Máirtín - Irish Gaelic form of English/French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Massa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
Maris - English religious name derived from the last element of a title of the Virgin Mary, stella maris, "star of the sea," hence "of the sea." Compare with masculine Maris.
Maidie - From an English byname derived from a pet form of the word maid, meaning "young woman." 
Matias - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Minzhe - Chinese name meaning "sensitive and wise."
Makya - Native American Hopi name meaning "eagle hunter."
Maoilmhín - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "gentle chieftain."
Masud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Marcelon - Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
Marsaili - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mazin - Arabic name meaning "rain clouds."
Maren - Danish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Maximilian - Short form of Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival." In use by the English and Germans.
Makayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Mathilda -   Latin form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Malasintha - Teutonic form of Gothic Amalasuintha, meaning "strong worker."
Marita -  Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Marly - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marsha - English variant spelling of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mo - Pet form of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." Compare with masculine Mo.
Matheus - Brazilian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Meghan - Irish form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Maeghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meaghan, meaning "pearl."
Martinus - Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maricruz - Contracted form of Spanish María Cruz, meaning "rebel-cross."
Madai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Maday, meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.
Mahalia - Aramaic name meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." Also spelled Mehalia.
Mab -   Possibly an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Medeia - Greek name meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Mallory - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a Norman French byname for an unfortunate person, from Old French malheure, meaning "unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky."
Mabella - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Mara - Hebrew name meaning "bitter." In the bible, this is the name that Naomi gave herself after the death of her husband and sons.
Mathúin - Modern Irish spelling of the Old Gaelic byname Mathghamhain, meaning "bear calf." 
Matěj - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Meifeng - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wind."
Mehrdad - A derivative of Middle Persian Mihrdat, meaning "given by Mihr."
Mehmud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mehmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mehmet - Variant spelling of Turkish Mehmed, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mehalia - Variant spelling of Aramaic Mahalia, meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." 
Meghranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet ashoney."
Meghann - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Meggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Megedagik - Native American Algonquin name meaning "kills many."
Megane - French form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Megaira - Greek name meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Megaera - Latin form of Greek Megaira, meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Medusa - Latin form of Greek Medousa, meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Medousa - Greek name meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Medb - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Medakse - Armenian name meaning "silky."
Mechthild - Teutonic form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Mechteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Meallán - Irish Gaelic name which was probably originally a byname for a short stocky person, composed of the elements meall "knot, lump" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little lump."
Meaghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Meagan - Modern English form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Mdjai - Egyptian name meaning "soldier."
Mckenna - Irish and Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha, meaning "son of Cionaodh," hence "born of fire."
Mckayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Mchumba - African Swahili name meaning "sweetheart."
Mazatl - Nahuatl name meaning "deer."
Mayumi - Japanese name meaning "true bow (archery)."
Maytal - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meital, meaning "dew drops."
Mayranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet mother."
Maynerd - Variant spelling of English Maynard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Maynard - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman personal name Mainard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Mayme - Variant spelling of English Mamie, a pet form of both Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Margaret "pearl." 
Maybelline - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable."
May -   English name sometimes given to baby girls born in the month of May which was named after the Greek goddess Maia, meaning "nursing mother." 
Maxine - Feminine form of English Max, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Maximinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Maximino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximinus, meaning "the greatest."
Maximillian - Variant spelling of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maximilienne - Feminine form of French Maximilien, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maximilien - French form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maximiliano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maximian - Roman name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest." 
Maxentius - Roman name derived from the Latin word maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Maxene - Variant spelling of English Maxine, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Maxence - French form or Roman Latin Maxentius, meaning "the greatest."
Maxen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival."
Max - English short form of both Latin Maximilian "the greatest rival" and Scottish Maxwell "the stream of Mack." 
Mawrth - Welsh form of Roman Mars, meaning "of the sea."
Mave - Variant spelling of Irish Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Maurycy - Polish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Maurus - Latin byname meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mauro - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Maurizio - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mauricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Maurice - Contracted form of Roman Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Introduced to Britain by the Normans. Infrequently used by the French and English.
Mauri - Finnish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Maurene - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maunu - Finnish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
Mauno - Variant spelling of Finnish Maunu, meaning "great."
Mauld - Middle English form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maugier - Variant form of Norman French Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Mauger - Short form of Norman French Amauger, meaning "work-spear."
Maudie - Pet form of English Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maud -   English form of French Maude, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matylda - Czech and Polish form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matxin - Basque form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Matxalen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Matwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "enemy."
Matvey - Russian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matvei - Variant spelling of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God."
Matunaaga - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fights."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Matty.
Mattithyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Mattithyah - Hebrew name meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.
Mattithiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including a member of the family of Nebo.
Mattin - Basque form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matilda, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Mattie.
Mattia - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Matti - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matthildur - Icelandic form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matthijs - Dutch form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matthieu - Variant spelling of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Matthias - Anglicized form of Greek Maththias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.
Matthew - English form of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of one of the twelve apostles and author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.
Matthaios - Contracted form of Greek Maththaios, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Alphaeus, one of the twelve disciples.
Matteo - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mattathia - Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mattan - Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
Matsimela - Egyptian name meaning "root."
Mats - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matryoshka - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Matryosha - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Matrona - Latin name meaning "lady." Originally it meant "married, respectable, noble woman." 
Matoskah - Native American Sioux name meaning "white bear."
Matlal -  Nahuatlname meaning "dark green; or net."
Matjaž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matityahu - Variant form of Hebrew Matitya, meaning "gift of God."
Matild - Hungarian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matija - Slavic form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matia - Basque form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Maththias - Contracted form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.
Maththaios - Contracted form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Alphaeus, one of the twelve disciples.
Mathis - French and German form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mathghamhain - Irish Gaelic byname meaning "bear calf."
Matevž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mateus - Portuguese form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mateo - Spanish form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Matchitisiw - Native American Alqonguin name meaning "he has bad character."
Matchitehew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has an evil heart."
Matata - African Swahili name meaning "causes worry; troublemaker."
Matania - Variant spelling of English Mattaniah, meaning "gift of God." 
Matan - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
Mat - Variant spelling of English Matt, meaning "gift of God."
Masterman - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "man of the master," i.e. "retainer" or "servant."
Massoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Massimo - Italian form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Massimiliano - Italian form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest."
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Masoud - Arabic name meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Masika - Egyptian name meaning "born during rain."
Masichuvio - Native American Hopi name meaning "gray deer."
Mashel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Asher, meaning "happy."
Masayuki - Japanese name meaning "correct happiness."
Masato - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Masashi - Japanese name meaning "elegant, splendid."
Masaru - Japanese name meaning "victorious."
Masao - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Masanori - Japanese name meaning "model of justice."
Masami - Japanese name meaning "elegant beauty."
Masako - Japanese name meaning 1) "elegant child" or 2) "flourishing child."
Masahiro - Japanese name meaning "justice prospers."
Marzio - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maryvonne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Yvonne "yew tree." 
Marylyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Marylu - Variant spelling of English Marylou, a compound name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior."
Marylou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Maryla - Polish pet form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marybeth - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Beth "God is my oath." 
Maryanne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anne "favor; grace."
Maryann - Variant spelling of English Maryanne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor/grace."
Maryana - Variant spelling of English Maryanna, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor; grace." 
Maryam - Arabic form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marvyn - Variant spelling of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Marvin - Variant spelling of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Martzel - Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martyna - Feminine form of Polish Martyn, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martyn - Polish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marty - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martti - Finnish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martta - Finnish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Martixa - Basque form of Spanish Martina, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Martius - Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martirio - Spanish name meaning "martyrdom."
Martino - Italian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martinho - Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martialis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."
Martial - English form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martine - French feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Marthe - French and German form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Martín - Spanish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martí - Catalan form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marshan - Modern English blend of Marsha "defense" or "of the sea" and Anne "favor; grace."
Marshal - Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
Mars - In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of war after whom a planet and the month of March were named. Mars has no Indo-European derivation and is most likely derived from the name of the Etruscan god Maris, meaning "of the sea." Only later did he become associated with Ares, the Greek god of "war." 
Marquite - French name meaning "awning, canopy."
Marquita - Latin form of French Marquite, meaning "awning, canopy." 
Marquise - Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
Marquis - English name derived from the French title for the "governor of a border country," from Old French marchis ("border country"). A Marquis ranks just below a Duke. 
Marnina - Hebrew name meaning "rejoice."
Marnie - Variant spelling of English Marni, meaning "of the sea."
Marni - English pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marna - Swedish form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marmaduke - Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Marlowe - English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name in Buckinghamshire, composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and lafe "leavings, remnants," hence, "marshland."
Marloes - Contracted form of Dutch Maria Loes, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior." 
Marlis - Contracted form of German Maria Liese, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath." 
Marlie - Pet form of English Marleen, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marleen - English variant form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marku - Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Markrid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Markku - Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marketta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Markéta - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marjut - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjukka - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjory - Variant spelling of English Marjorie, meaning "pearl."
Marjorie - Variant spelling of English Margery, meaning "pearl."
Marjolijn - Dutch form of French Marjolaine, meaning "marjoram."
Marjolein - Variant spelling of Dutch Marjolijn, meaning "marjoram."
Marjolaine - French spice name meaning "marjoram."
Marjo - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjeta - Slovene form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marjatta - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjaana - Finnish form of Greek Mariam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marja - Dutch and Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mariusz - Polish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Marius - Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."
Maritta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marit - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marisol - Spanish compound name composed of María "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Sol "sun," hence "rebellious-sun."
Marisa -   Modern elaborated form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marinus - Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marinella - Italian pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." 
Marinda - Perhaps a transposed form of English Miranda, meaning "admirable."
Marilynn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Marilyn - Modern English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Lyn "lake," hence "rebel-lake."
Marilou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Marilene - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marilena - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mariko - Japanese name meaning "true village child."
Marika - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marijus - Lithuanian form of Roman Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Marijse - Dutch form of Latin Marise, meaning "of the sea."
Marijona - Feminine form of Lithuanian Marijus, meaning "like Marius."
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marijke - Pet form of Dutch Marijse, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marijana - Feminine form of Croatian/Slovene Marijan, meaning "like Marius."
Marijan - Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
Marija - Croatian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marigold - English name derived from the flower name, composed of the name Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and the word "gold."
Mariette - Diminutive form of French Marie, meaning "little rebel."
Marietta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Maria, meaning "little rebel."
Marieke - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marie - French form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marica -   Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maribel - Contracted form of Spanish María Isabel, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath."
Marianus - Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
Marianne - French form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Marianna - Russian form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Mariangela - Contracted form of Spanish María Ángela, meaning "rebel-angel."
Marianela - Contracted form of Spanish María Estela, meaning "rebel-star."
Mariana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Mariamna - Russian form of Aramaic Mariamne (Hebrew Miryam), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mariah -   English variant spelling of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mari -   Japanese form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marguerite - French form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marguerita - Spanish form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margriet - Dutch form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margrethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margrét - Icelandic form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margot - Pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Margo - English variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Margie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Margherita - Italian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margh - Cornish form of English Mark (from the Welsh), probably meaning "horse."
Margery - Medieval form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marged - Welsh form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marge - Short form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Margaux - Variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Margarites - Greek name derived from the word margaron, meaning "pearl."
Margarita - Latin form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Margarida - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margarid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Margaretta - Spanish pet form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Margarethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Margaret -  English form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Margareeta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Margaréta - Hungarian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marganita - Variant form of Hebrew Marganit, the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Margaid - Manx form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marfa - Russian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress."
Maret - Estonian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maresol - Variant spelling of Spanish Marisol, meaning "rebellious-sun."
Marek - Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maree - English variant spelling of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maredudd - Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Marduk - Akkadian name meaning "solar calf." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.
Mardochaios - Greek form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), probably meaning "death and emptiness." In mythology, Marduk is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.
Mardig - Armenian name meaning "warrior."
Marcy - English pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcus - Latin name derived from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
Marcos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcius - A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcin - Polish form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marcie - Variant spelling of English Marcy, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marci - Pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
March - Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcelyn - English variant spelling of French Marceline, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcellus - Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcello - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcellinus - Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcellino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcellin - French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcell - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marceli - Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcel - French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marceau - French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marc -   Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maqqedah - Hebrew name meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  
Maponus - Variant of Celtic Maponos, meaning "divine son."
Mapiya - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Maolgfhoghmhair - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "chief of harvest."
Maol-maodhóg - Modern Gaelic form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc." 
Maoileachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Maodhóg - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Maedóc, "my dear Áedh."
Manus - Irish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning"great."
Manuelita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Manuela - Feminine form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Manuel - Spanish formof Latin Emmanuel, meaning"God is with us."
Mansur - Arabic name meaning "victorious."
Mansi - Native American Hopi name meaning "plucked flower."
Manough - Armenian name meaning "infant."
Manolo - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us." 
Manolita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Manolete - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Manola - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Manoel - Portuguese form of Latin Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Manny - Pet form of English Immanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Mannus - Teutonic name derived from the same root as Persian Manu, meaning "man," as in homo sapiens. In mythology, this is the name of the progenitor of the human race.
Manlius - Roman family name, derived from the personal name Manius, meaning "morning."
Manlio - Italian form of Roman Latin Manlius, meaning "morning."
Manjola - Albanian form of English Magnolia, meaning "magnolia tree."
Manishag - Armenian name meaning "violet flower."
Manindra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element man "mind" and the name of the god Indra, hence "mind of Indra."
Manfried - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Manfrid - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Manfredus - Latin form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Manfredo - Italian form of Latin Manfredus, meaning "strong peace."
Maneesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Manish, meaning "god of the mind."
Mandip - Variant spelling of Hindi Mandeep, meaning "light of the mind."
Mandi - Variant spelling of English Mandy, meaning "lovable."
Mandeep - Hindi name meaning "light of the mind."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Manasses - Greek form of Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Manabu - Japanese name meaning "learn."
Mamie - Pet form of English Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Margaret "pearl." 
Malvolio - Italian name invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play "Twelfth Night," meaning "ill-will."
Malvolia - Feminine form of Italian Malvolio, meaning "ill-will."
Malvina - This name was invented by the Scottish poet James Macpherson, based on the Gaelic term mala mhin, meaning "smooth-brow." 
Malone - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin, meaning "devotee of St. Eoin (John)."
Mallt - Welsh form of German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Malina -   Feminine form of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba." 
Malin - Swedish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Malila - Native American Miwok name meaning "fast salmon swimming up a rippling stream."
Malie - Hawaiian name meaning "calm."
Malgier - Norman French form of German Malger, meaning "work-spear."
Malger - Short form of German Amalger, meaning "work-spear." 
Malen - Basque form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Maleko - Hawaiian form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Malee - Thai name meaning "flower."
Maleagant - In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a Knight of theRound Table. He later became a villain when he abducted Guinevere. She was rescued by Lancelot and Gawain. Maleagant was the son of King Bagdemagus of Gorre. 
Maldwyn - Welsh form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Malcom - Variant spelling of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba."  
Malati - Hindi name meaning "jasmine."
Malandra - Modern English compound name composed of Mal- ("dark, black") from Malinda, and Sandra "defender of mankind."
Malakiy - Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Malachy -   Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Maksymilian - Polish form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maksym - Polish form of Greek Maksimos, meaning "the greatest."
Maksimos - Greek form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Makedon - A contracted form of Greek Makednos, meaning "the high/tall one."
Makednos - Greek name derived from the word makedones, meaning "the high/tall one." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.
Makary - Polish form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Makariy - Russian form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Makari - Variant spelling of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Makar - Short form of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Makaio - Hawaiian form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Major - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman French personal name Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Majlinda - Albanian name composed of the elements maj "May," and lindje "east; birth," hence "born in May."
Maitland - English and Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for an ungracious person, from Anglo-Norman French maltalent/mautalent, meaning "bad tempered." 
Maitena - Variant form of Basque Maiteder, meaning "darling." 
Maitane - Basque name meaning "love."
Maisie -   Anglicized form of Scottish Mysie, a pet form of Mairead (English Margaret), meaning "pearl."
Mairsile - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Marcas, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." 
Mairenn - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Máirín, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mainio - Finnish name meaning "excellent."
Mainfred - Norman French form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Mainchín - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word manach "monk" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little monk."
Maile - Hawaiian name derived from the name of a vine used in making leis.
Maighread - Scottish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Maighdlin - Scottish name meaning "magnificent."
Maiara - Native American Tupi name meaning "wise."
Maialen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mahvash - Persian name meaning "moon-like."
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Mahthildis - Gothic name composed of the Germanic elements mahta "might, strength" and hildis "battle," hence "mighty in battle."
Mahshid - Persian name meaning "moonlight."
Mahsheed - Variant spelling of Persian Mahshid, meaning "moonlight."
Mahpee - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Mahoyu - Chamoru name meaning "strong; tough."
Mahon - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mathúin, meaning "bear calf."
Mahomet - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mahnaz - Persian name meaning "glory of the moon."
Mahmoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mahlon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
Mahli - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahali.
Mahkah - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Mahina - Hawaiian name meaning "moon; moonlight."
Mahavir - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and vira "hero," hence "great hero."
Mahaut - Medieval form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mahats - Basque name meaning "grape."
Mahatma - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and atma "life, soul, spirit," hence "great soul."
Mahalath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machalath, meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Mahala - Variant spelling of English unisex Mahalah, meaning "disease." 
Magnus -   Roman Latin byname meaning "great."
Magnolia - English name derived from the name of the flowering tree. 
Magnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Magnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle, fight," hence "mighty in battle."
Magdolna - Hungarian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Magdalone - Danish form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Magdalina - Russian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Magdalēnē - Greek name meaning "of Magdala." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who was cleansed of sin by Jesusand remained with him throughout his ministry, and witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. 
Magdalena - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In use by the Germans, Scandinavians and Spanish.
Magali - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Magahet - Chamoru name meaning "honest; truthful."
Mafalda - Italian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maeveen - Pet form of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Maeve - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Maev - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Maeleachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maolseachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Mael-maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Maegan - Variant spelling of English Meagan, meaning "pearl."
Maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "my dear Áedh."
Maea - Latin form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother." In mythology, this is the name of the eldest of the Pleiades and mother of Hermes by Zeus. 
Madyson - Feminine form of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Madrona - Variant spelling of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Madonna - English name derived from a Latin title of the Virgin Mary, meaning "my lady."
Madog - Welsh name derived from a diminutive form of the word mad "fortunate, good," hence "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Madoc - Variant spelling of Welsh Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Madlyn - Contracted form of English Madelyn, meaning "of Magdala."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Madhukar - Hindi name meaning "bee."
Madhav - Hindi name meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Madge - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Madelyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Madeline - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Madelina - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Madde - Variant spelling of Low German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maddalena - Italian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Madara - Latvian name derived from the name of a flowering plant known in English as "bedstraw, cleavers."
Madalyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Madalina - Romanian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Madailéin - Irish form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Macsen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival." 
Machteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Machlown - Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
Machli - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." 
Machalath - Hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Machakw - Native American Hopi name meaning "horny toad."
Macedon - Latin form of Greek Makedon, meaning "the high/tall one." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.
Mace - English name which may mean either "mace (the spice)" or "mace (the weapon)."
Macawi - Native American Sioux name meaning "generous."
Macarius - Latin form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Macario -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Macaria - Feminine form of Spanish Macario, meaning "blessed."
Macarena - Spanish name derived from the name of a place in Seville, from the Latin personal name Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Macaire - French form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Mabon - Welsh name meaning "divine son." In Celtic Arthurian legend, this is the name of the son of Modron ("divine mother"). He was a hunter god who was stolen by Annwn from his mother three days after his birth. He was rescued by Culhwch, a cousin to Arthur, but because of the time he spent with Annwn, he remained young. He later assisted Culhwch in his search of Olwen. 
Mable - Variant spelling of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Mabelle - English name derived from the French phrase ma belle, meaning "my beautiful one."
Maata - Maori form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Maas - Dutch pet form of Greek Thōmas, meaning "twin."
Maartje - Feminine form of Dutch Maarten, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maarten - Dutch form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maarja - Estonian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Maarit - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maarika - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Maaria - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Maaike - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Müge - Turkish name meaning "lily."
Móric - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mór - Irish and Scottish Gaelic name meaning "great."
Mícheál - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mélanie - French form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Médée - French form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Méabh - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Mårten - Swedish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mädchen - English name derived from the German word for "girl."
Máximo - Spanish form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Mátyás - Hungarian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Máté - Short form of Hungarian Mátyás, meaning "gift of God."
Mártuska - Pet form of Hungarian Márta, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mártan - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Márkus - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Márk - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Máire - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Máirín - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Màrtainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Màiri - Scottish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maki - Japanese name meaning 1) "true chronicle/record," 2) "true hope," 3) "true precious," or 4) "true timber trees."
Makelina - Hawaiian form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Makawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "mothering."
Makatza - Basque name meaning "untamed; wild."
Makala - Hawaiian name meaning "myrtle."
Maka - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Mikhailo - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Miklós - Hungarian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Mickey - Unisex pet form of English Michael and Michaela, both meaning "who is like God?"
Micolau - Catalan form of Latin Nicolaus, meaning "victor of the people."
Michaya - Variant spelling of English Micaiah, meaning "who is like God?" 
Mihr - Persian name derived from Avestan Mithra, meaning "alliance; contract; a means of binding."
Morrissey - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirgheasa "descendant of Muirgheas," hence "sea-taboo." 
Mingzhu - Chinese name meaning "bright/clear pearl."
Mekhag - Armenian name meaning "clove."
Meital - Hebrew name meaning "dew drops."
Meng-ke - Chinese name, possibly meaning "approved eldest son." The Latin form is Mencius.
Meriwether - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for someone having a sunny disposition, composed of the Middle English elements merry "cheerful, lively" and wether "weather," hence "cheerful weather."
Montserrat - Catalan name derived from the name of a mountain near Barcelona, derived from Latin mons serratus, meaning "jagged mountain."
Mirna - Croatian name derived from the Slavic word mir, meaning "peace."
Michaelo - Esperanto form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mkhitar - Armenian name meaning "comforter."
Meriel - Variant spelling of English Muriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Meoquanee - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wears red."
Merton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "lake settlement."
Miksa - Hungarian form of Greek Maksimos, meaning "the greatest."
Melqart - Persian form of Phoenician Milk-Qart, meaning "king of the city." In mythology, this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre. Some believe Melqart began as a sea god.
Monte - Variant spelling of English Monty, meaning "pointed mountain."
Maitiú - Old Gaelic form of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Mogens - Danish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
Mihijo - Pet form of Esperanto Mihhaelo, meaning "who is like God?"
Meng - Chinese name meaning "eldest son."
Meinrad - German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and rad "counsel," hence "strong counsel."
Meinard - Variant spelling of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Merariy - Hebrew name meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mysie - Pet form of Scottish Mairead, meaning "pearl."
Morten - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mordche - Yiddish form of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."
Mirlinda - Albanian name composed of the elements mire "good," and lindje "east; birth," hence "born well."
Minkah - Egyptian name meaning "justice."
Michiel - Dutch form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Merten - Low German form of French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Merlinus - Latin form of Welsh Myrddin, meaning "sea fort."
Merilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Meonothai - Hebrew name meaning "habitations of Jehovah" or "my habitations." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.
Melyssa - Modern English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Melite - From the Greek name for the country of Malta, from the Greek word meli, meaning "honey."
Meka - Hawaiian name meaning "eyes."
Mefodiy - Russian form of Latin Methodius, meaning "method."
Mbizi - Egyptian name meaning "water."
Moab - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowab, meaning "water," i.e. "seed," hence "of his father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.
Millesant - Variant spelling of English Milisent, meaning "strong worker."
Michelyne - English variant spelling of French Micheline, meaning "who is like God?"
Merfyn - Old Welsh name composed of the elements mer "marrow" and myn "eminent," hence "marrow-eminent."
Matúš - Slovak form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Martha (hebrew - מַרְתָּה, Aramaic: מַרְתָּא, Greek: Μάρθα): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "lady, mistress." In the bible, this is the name of a sister of Lazarus.
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Martiñe - Basque feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Mani (hebrew - מָנִי, Hindi: मणि):  Hindi name meaning "jewel."
Manish (hindi - मनीश):  Hindi name composed of the elements man "mind" and ish "god, lord," hence "god of the mind."
Moisé - Old French form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Manju (bengali - মঞ্জু, Sanskrit: मञ्जु): Hindi unisex name derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning "pleasing, sweet." In Tamil it means "clouds." In Kannada it means "fog, mist" and "snow." Used as a short form of names beginning with Manu-.
Marva - Hebrew name derived from the name of a "mint" plant.
Mai (japanese - 舞):  Japanese name meaning "dance."
Momoztli -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning"altar."
Mona - Compare with feminine Mona. Native American Miwok name meaning "gathers jimson weed seed."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Mairead - Scottish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Melek -  Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.
Mao(矛) - Chinese name meaning "lance, spear."
Morgan -   Welsh name, derived from ancient Celtic Morcant, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
Morgen - English variant spelling of Welsh Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Mira (hindi - मीरा):  Chamoru name meaning "wonderful."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon god, meaning "moon."
Mosè - Italian form of Hebrew Moshe (Greek Mouses), meaning "drawn out."
Mala (hindi - माला):  Hindi name meaning "necklace." In use by the Romani.
Malak (arabic - ملاك, Hebrew: מַלְאָךְ):  Arabic unisex name meaning "angel." 
Marcio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Moswen - Egyptian name meaning "light skin."
Mirosława - Feminine form of Polish Mirosław, meaning "peace-glory."
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Małgorzata - Polish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Moyolehuani -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "enamored one."
Marian -  Short form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius." In use by the Romanians. Compare with feminine Marian.
Mozes - Dutch form of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out."
Mścisław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements mshcha "vengeance" and slav "glory," hence "vengeance-glory."
Merit - Variant spelling of English unisex Merritt, meaning "boundary gate." Compare with strictly feminine Merit.
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Mu (1 - 慕, 2: 木): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "admire," and 2) "wood."
Merlin - English form of Latin Merlinus, the name of a famous wizard of Arthurian legend, meaning "sea-fort."Merlin was introduced into Arthurian legend by Geoffrey of Monmouth. According toGeoffrey, Merlin was the son of a demon and a princess. He became known for his prophetic abilities at a very young age and was consulted by King Vortigern to explain why his castle kept collapsing. Merlin revealed that there was an underground lake in which two dragons slept, a white one and a red one, representing the Saxons and Britons, and this was the portent for things to come. He is also called Myrddin Emrys, meaning "Merlin the Immortal." 
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Mudiwa - African Shona unisex name meaning "beloved."
Mario - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Marion - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius." Compare with feminine Marion.
Maris - Myth name of an Etruscan god of agriculture whom Roman Mars was later associated with, derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea." Compare with feminine Maris.
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Mana (hebrew - מָנָה, Japanese: 愛):  Hawaiian name meaning "psychic gifts.
Marjan - Slovene form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Mark -   Anglicized form of Welsh March, meaning "horse." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a king of Cornwall.
Meryl - Variant form of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mnêmê - Greek name meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses. 
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mnêmosynê - Greek name meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of the personification of memory, a Titaness and daughter of Gaia and Uranus. 
Medea - Latin form of Greek Medeia, meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Markus -   English form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Manju (bengali - মঞ্জু, Sanskrit: मञ्जु): Hindi unisex name derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning "pleasing, sweet." In Tamil it means "clouds." In Kannada it means "fog, mist" and "snow." Used as a short form of names beginning with Manu-.
Marten - Low German form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martin -   English form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mei (chinese - 1-美, 2-梅):  Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful" or "2) "plum."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Murugan (tamil - முருகன்): Hindi name meaning "six-faced." In mythology, this is the name of a god of war, the husband of Valli. 
Mônica - Portuguese form of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Marcia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Monica - Latin name, possibly derived from the Latin word monere, meaning "advise, counsel."
Michał - Polish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Masa (hebrew - מַשָׂא, Japanese: 1-正, 2-雅, 3-昌, 4-真, 5-政, 6-将):  Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Masa-, meaning 1) "correct, just," 2) "elegant, splendid" 3) "flourishing, prosperous" 4) "genuine, true," 5) "governing, political," 6) "military."
Michal - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?" Compare with feminine Michal.
Mìcheal - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Morag (hebrew - מוֹרַג):  Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board."
Michele - Italian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Melanie - English form of French Mélanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Michi - Japanese unisex name meaning "pathway."
Margareta -   Danish and Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Margaretha, meaning "pearl." 
Mickey - Unisex pet form of English Michael and Michaela, both meaning "who is like God?"
Melete - Latin form of Greek Meletê, meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Mieczysław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements miecz "man; sword" and slav "glory," hence "man of glory" or "sword of glory."
Mies - Pet form of Dutch Bartolomeüs, meaning "son of Talmai."  Compare with feminine Mies.
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Melissa - Greek name derived from the word melissa, meaning "honey-sap." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who cared for Zeus in his infancy.
Macey - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Massey which was originally a pet form of Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Mu (1 - 慕, 2: 木): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "admire," and 2) "wood."
Mac dara - Irish Gaelic name meaning "son of oak." This is the name of a patron saint and is still common in Ireland, especially in Connemara.
Maria (greek - Μαρία):  Greek form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the mother of Jesus and a sister of Lazarus. 
Matej - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Melpomene - Latin form of Greek Melpomenê, meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Miho - Short form of Croatian Mihovil, meaning "who is like God?" Compare with feminine Miho.
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Mika -   Pet form of Finnish Mikko, meaning "who is like God?"
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Miki - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Méraud - French surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word emeraude, meaning "emerald."
Muna (arabic - منى):  Native American Hopi name meaning "overflowing spring."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Meri - Hebrew name meaning "bitter" and "rebellious." 
Miłogost - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements mil "favor, grace" and gost "guest," hence "favorable guest" or "graceful guest."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Mattie.
Miłosław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements mil "favor, grace" and slav "glory," hence "favor glory."
Miłosz - Pet form of Polish Miłosław, meaning "favor glory."
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Matty.
Ming -  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bright, clear" and 2) "engrave."
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Mirosław - Polish name, composed of the Slavic elements mir "peace" and slav "glory," hence "peace-glory."
Maksim (hebrew - מַקְסִים, Russian: Максим):  Hebrew name meaning "enchanting, attractive."
Mieczysława - Feminine form of Polish Mieczysław, meaning "man of glory" or "sword of glory."
Mæja - Icelandic form Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
Maxim (russian - Максим):  Short form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mitsuru - Japanese unisex name meaning "full" or " growing."
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Magdaléna - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mallory - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a Norman French byname for an unfortunate person, from Old French malheure, meaning "unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky."
Magdalene - English and German form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who was cleansed of sin by Jesusand remained with him throughout his ministry, and witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. 
Mo - Pet form of English Morris, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Compare with feminine Mo.
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Maza blaska - Native American Dakota name meaning "flat iron."
Moana - Hawaiian unisex name meaning "wide expanse of water."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Mckenzie - Variant spelling of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Märta - Swedish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marta - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Moe - Pet form of English Moses, meaning "drawn out."

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