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Names starting with Ma

Matryoshka - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matilda, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Mattie.
Manjula - Hindi name meaning "melodious, pleasing."
Maurits - Dutch form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Mason - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from French maçon, meaning "mason, stone-worker."
Maleah - English variant spelling of Hawaiian Malia, a form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjan -  Dutch form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Matt - Short form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Margherita - Italian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
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. 
Makayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Manuela - Feminine form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
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. 
Madhavi - Feminine form of Hindi Madhav, meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Marian - Medieval variant spelling of French Marion, meaning "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marian.
Martina - Feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Masha - Pet form of Russian Marya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madeline - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Maryanne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anne "favor; grace."
Maso - Short form of Italian Tommaso, meaning "twin."
Maximilian - Short form of Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival." In use by the English and Germans.
Marzia - Italian form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Manolo - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us." 
Marik - Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marlie - Pet form of English Marleen, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
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.
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.
Mahtab - Persian name meaning "like moonlight."
Mae - Variant spelling of English May, a pet form of Margaret, meaning "pearl," and Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mansoor - Variant spelling of Arabic Mansur, meaning "victorious."
Mayumi - Japanese name meaning "true bow (archery)."
Maoilmhín - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "gentle chieftain."
Marie - French form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
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.
Maribel - Contracted form of Spanish María Isabel, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath."
Matti - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Marielle - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maurice - Contracted form of Roman Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Introduced to Britain by the Normans. Infrequently used by the French and English.
Maddox - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Welsh personal name Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Mali - Thai flower name meaning "jasmine." 
Margo - English variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Maiko - Japanese name meaning "dancing child."
Mari -   Japanese form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word maha "great" and the name of the god Indra, hence "great-Indra."
Mathias - Variant spelling of English Matthias, meaning "gift of God."
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.
Martín - Spanish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mariska - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mazin - Arabic name meaning "rain clouds."
Mahmud - Ancient form of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Manyara - African Shona name meaning "you have been humbled."
Maryann - Variant spelling of English Maryanne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor/grace."
Madoc - Variant spelling of Welsh Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Martyna - Feminine form of Polish Martyn, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mariano - Italian form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Marley - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marianne - French form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Marlene - German form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
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."
Makkitotosimew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she has large breasts."
Maike - Frisian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manel - Catalan form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Marloes - Contracted form of Dutch Maria Loes, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior." 
Maurizio - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Makari - Variant spelling of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Malwina - Polish form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Marit - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maricruz - Contracted form of Spanish María Cruz, meaning "rebel-cross."
Margrit - Swiss form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mariana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Makaio - Hawaiian form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Matheus - Brazilian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Marlyn - Contracted form of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Malika - Arabic name meaning "queen."
Marcela - Feminine form of Spanish Marcelo, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Madara - Latvian name derived from the name of a flowering plant known in English as "bedstraw, cleavers."
Márkus - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mahshid - Persian name meaning "moonlight."
Margareeta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Martine - French feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Marilyn - Modern English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Lyn "lake," hence "rebel-lake."
Marylou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Maolseachlainn - Irish name composed of the Gaelic word mael "devotee" and the personal name Seachlainn, hence "devotee of Seachlainn."
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.  
Marino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Manuel - Spanish formof Latin Emmanuel, meaning"God is with us."
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."
Márton - Hungarian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Malvolio - Italian name invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play "Twelfth Night," meaning "ill-will."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Madhukar - Hindi name meaning "bee."
Marge - Short form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Malachai - Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Makkapitew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has large teeth."
Marjo - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mack - Originally a short form of surnames, mostly Scottish, beginning with Mac-, meaning "son of," it is now sometimes given as a forename. 
Mahmoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Marjorie - Variant spelling of English Margery, meaning "pearl."
Malachi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Madisyn - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Marybeth - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Beth "God is my oath." 
Maxen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mamoru - Japanese name meaning "protector."
Masanori - Japanese name meaning "model of justice."
Magnus -   Roman Latin byname meaning "great."
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Marmar - Armenian name meaning "marble."
Mave - Variant spelling of Irish Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Mathieu - French form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Maaike - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Marcy - English pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mano - Hawaiian name meaning "passionate lover; shark."
María - Galician-Portuguese, Italian and Spanish form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mara - Hebrew name meaning "bitter." In the bible, this is the name that Naomi gave herself after the death of her husband and sons.
Makenzie - Feminine form of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Mariah -   English variant spelling of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maka - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Marylyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Maryanna - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anna "favor; grace."
Maynerd - Variant spelling of English Maynard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Marius - Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."
Martyn - Polish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marcelo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marthe - French and German form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mauri - Finnish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Mariusz - Polish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Madonna - English name derived from a Latin title of the Virgin Mary, meaning "my lady."
Mansi - Native American Hopi name meaning "plucked flower."
Marijana - Feminine form of Croatian/Slovene Marijan, meaning "like Marius."
Maral - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Madalina - Romanian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Maas - Dutch pet form of Greek Thōmas, meaning "twin."
Marty - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marjory - Variant spelling of English Marjorie, meaning "pearl."
Malin - Swedish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Marcellino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marijona - Feminine form of Lithuanian Marijus, meaning "like Marius."
Maximus - Latin name meaning "the greatest."
Maximino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximinus, meaning "the greatest."
Marshal - Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
Mathilda -   Latin form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Marco - Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Machlon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." 
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.
Mahavir - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and vira "hero," hence "great hero."
Malcom - Variant spelling of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba."  
Mahalath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machalath, meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Mahdokht - Persian name meaning "daughter of the moon."
Markéta - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maddie - Pet form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Masichuvio - Native American Hopi name meaning "gray deer."
Maximilien - French form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Makeda - Variant spelling of English Makkedah, meaning "place of shepherds." 
Mártan - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mahon - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mathúin, meaning "bear calf."
Mahala - Variant spelling of English unisex Mahalah, meaning "disease." 
Marianna - Russian form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Marinus - Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marcella -   Feminine form of Italian Marcello, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Máire - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mareike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Máirtín - Irish Gaelic form of English/French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maiteder - Basque form of Darlene, meaning "darling."
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Marion - Medieval diminutive form of French Marie ("obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion"), hence "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marion.
Marcellus - Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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.
Mateusz - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Makala - Hawaiian name meaning "myrtle."
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.
Mahali - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.
Marilynn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Mahlon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
Matchitehew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has an evil heart."
Macario -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Mayra - Elaborated form of English May, a pet form of English Margaret "pearl" and Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Massimo - Italian form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Maximilienne - Feminine form of French Maximilien, meaning "the greatest rival."
Márcio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marina - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Maoileachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Marlena - Contracted form of Latin Maria Magdalena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Masaki - Japanese name meaning "flourishing tree."
Malaika - Arabic name meaning "angels."
Mare -   Latin name meaning "sea."
Mansur - Arabic name meaning "victorious."
Marzena - Polish name meaning "dreamed one." 
Masato - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Marva - Feminine form of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Matanya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Maldwyn - Welsh form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Mallt - Welsh form of German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Marcelino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martinho - Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Manisha - Hindi name meaning "wisdom." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the mind.
Maaria - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
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.
Martta - Finnish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marcos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maurycy - Polish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Maeghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meaghan, meaning "pearl."
Marieke - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maighread - Scottish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Markku - Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mandeep - Hindi name meaning "light of the mind."
Maudie - Pet form of English Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Marcellette - Pet form of French Marcelle, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Madyson - Feminine form of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Margarites - Greek name derived from the word margaron, meaning "pearl."
Maytal - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meital, meaning "dew drops."
Makelina - Hawaiian form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Maidie - From an English byname derived from a pet form of the word maid, meaning "young woman." 
Marjatta - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mairéad - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marlee - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Máirín - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marshan - Modern English blend of Marsha "defense" or "of the sea" and Anne "favor; grace."
Masood - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Manon - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maha - Arabic name meaning "moon."
Martius - Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marisela - Elaborated form of English Maris, meaning "of the sea."
Margarida - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Malwine - German form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Manindra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element man "mind" and the name of the god Indra, hence "mind of Indra."
Magnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mariamna - Russian form of Aramaic Mariamne (Hebrew Miryam), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malger - Short form of German Amalger, meaning "work-spear." 
Marcius - A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margarethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marcello - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maciej - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
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. 
Margriet - Dutch form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Malik - Arabic name meaning "king." 
Marguerite - French form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Malgier - Norman French form of German Malger, meaning "work-spear."
Madelaine - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Mauger - Short form of Norman French Amauger, meaning "work-spear."
Maninder - Variant form of Hindi Manindra, meaning "mind of Indra."
Matlal -  Nahuatlname meaning "dark green; or net."
Marijke - Pet form of Dutch Marijse, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madelyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Matylda - Czech and Polish form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matia - Basque form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Marleen - English variant form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Manfried - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Maximiano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximian, meaning "the greatest."
Malinda - Variant spelling of English Melinda, meaning either "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent."
Maritta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mariya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Macsen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival." 
Marcel - French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matvei - Variant spelling of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God."
Marinella - Italian pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." 
Màrtainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Matryona - Russian form of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Maoilios - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "servant of Jesus." 
Marijan - Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
Matoskah - Native American Sioux name meaning "white bear."
Mayte - Variant spelling of Spanish Maite, meaning "rebellious-harvester."
Madhu - Hindi name derived from the name of first month, from Sanskrit madhu, meaning "honey."
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Marquite - French name meaning "awning, canopy."
Margaréta - Hungarian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mantotohpa - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "four bears."
Majlinda - Albanian name composed of the elements maj "May," and lindje "east; birth," hence "born in May."
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.
Marc -   Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maresol - Variant spelling of Spanish Marisol, meaning "rebellious-sun."
Marvin - Variant spelling of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Madde - Variant spelling of Low German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Malila - Native American Miwok name meaning "fast salmon swimming up a rippling stream."
Maneesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Manish, meaning "god of the mind."
Manfred - Old German name composed of the elements magin "strength" and fred/frid "peace," hence "strong peace."
Makawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "mothering."
Martinus - Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maeveen - Pet form of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Masterman - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "man of the master," i.e. "retainer" or "servant."
Maksimos - Greek form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Mazatl - Nahuatl name meaning "deer."
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.
Makenna - Variant spelling of English Mckenna, meaning "born of fire."
Masego - African Tswana name meaning "blessings."
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.
Malcolm - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mael Coluim, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columb."  
Maponus - Variant of Celtic Maponos, meaning "divine son."
Mainio - Finnish name meaning "excellent."
Marita -  Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning "great-Indra."
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."
Macarius - Latin form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Marjani - African Swahili name meaning "coral."
Magnolia - English name derived from the name of the flowering tree. 
Magdalena - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In use by the Germans, Scandinavians and Spanish.
Mahir - Hebrew name meaning "expert, skilled" or "speedy."
Manolete - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Maxwell - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the place name Maxwell, meaning "the stream of Mack." 
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."
Maryam - Arabic form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matilda -   English form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Manjusha - Hindi name meaning "jewel box."
Malina -   Feminine form of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba." 
Matrona - Latin name meaning "lady." Originally it meant "married, respectable, noble woman." 
Mariette - Diminutive form of French Marie, meaning "little rebel."
Marvyn - Variant spelling of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Matthieu - Variant spelling of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Marijus - Lithuanian form of Roman Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Mayson - Variant spelling of English Mason, meaning "stone-worker."
Mahmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Malone - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin, meaning "devotee of St. Eoin (John)."
Maredudd - Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mahalia - Aramaic name meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." Also spelled Mehalia.
Maegan - Variant spelling of English Meagan, meaning "pearl."
Mahoyu - Chamoru name meaning "strong; tough."
Marzio - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mahthildis - Gothic name composed of the Germanic elements mahta "might, strength" and hildis "battle," hence "mighty in battle."
Manlius - Roman family name, derived from the personal name Manius, meaning "morning."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Marjaana - Finnish form of Greek Mariam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maybelline - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable."
Mabelle - English name derived from the French phrase ma belle, meaning "my beautiful one."
Martis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mattithyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Mandy - Pet form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
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.
Makya - Native American Hopi name meaning "eagle hunter."
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."
Maugier - Variant form of Norman French Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Marnina - Hebrew name meaning "rejoice."
Magdolna - Hungarian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
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.  
Marjut - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matitya - Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Madlyn - Contracted form of English Madelyn, meaning "of Magdala."
Manoel - Portuguese form of Latin Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Max - English short form of both Latin Maximilian "the greatest rival" and Scottish Maxwell "the stream of Mack." 
Mandip - Variant spelling of Hindi Mandeep, meaning "light of the mind."
Marketta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maurentius - Gallo-Roman name meaning "of the Moors."
Maree - English variant spelling of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matteo - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mariel - English variant spelling of French Marielle, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcell - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mateja - Feminine form of Slovene Matej, meaning "gift of God."
Marica -   Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malvina - This name was invented by the Scottish poet James Macpherson, based on the Gaelic term mala mhin, meaning "smooth-brow." 
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."
Mavreena - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matsimela - Egyptian name meaning "root."
Marjeta - Slovene form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Martita - Spanish pet form of Italian/Spanish Marta, meaning "lady, mistress."
Marjukka - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maximinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Mabella - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Mairenn - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Máirín, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Masoud - Arabic name meaning "fortunate, lucky."
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.
Magnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle, fight," hence "mighty in battle."
Martti - Finnish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Maitane - Basque name meaning "love."
Marte - Scandinavian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mathghamhain - Irish Gaelic byname meaning "bear calf."
Matxin - Basque form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marjolaine - French spice name meaning "marjoram."
Marquise - Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
Masayoshi - Japanese name meaning "flourishing goodness."
Maeleachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maolseachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Marjana - Slovene form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Mathew - Variant spelling of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Marlis - Contracted form of German Maria Liese, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath." 
Maisie -   Anglicized form of Scottish Mysie, a pet form of Mairead (English Margaret), meaning "pearl."
Makarios - Greek name derived from the word makaros, meaning "blessed."
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.
Marcin - Polish form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maxence - French form or Roman Latin Maxentius, meaning "the greatest."
Makariy - Russian form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Marcelline - Feminine form of French Marcellin, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcie - Variant spelling of English Marcy, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mateus - Portuguese form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Matunaaga - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fights."
Mallaidh - Irish Gaelic form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marnie - Variant spelling of English Marni, meaning "of the sea."
Madhav - Hindi name meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Marijse - Dutch form of Latin Marise, meaning "of the sea."
Mártuska - Pet form of Hungarian Márta, meaning "lady, mistress." 
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."
Margrethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Maskini - Egyptian name meaning "poor."
Mable - Variant spelling of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Manu - Persian name meaning "man," as in homo sapiens. In mythology, this is the name of the progenitor of the human race. 
Maxine - Feminine form of English Max, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Maja - Scandinavian and Slavic form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
Marinda - Perhaps a transposed form of English Miranda, meaning "admirable."
Marilou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Masaru - Japanese name meaning "victorious."
Magdalone - Danish form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mattia - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Makary - Polish form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Maleko - Hawaiian form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Malasintha - Teutonic form of Gothic Amalasuintha, meaning "strong worker."
Mattathia - Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Madalyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
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. 
Margaux - Variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
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.
Mariangela - Contracted form of Spanish María Ángela, meaning "rebel-angel."
Marianela - Contracted form of Spanish María Estela, meaning "rebel-star."
Mairsile - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Marcas, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." 
Maurine - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maxentius - Roman name derived from the Latin word maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Marsaili - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maralyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, a compound name meaning "rebel-lake."
Maximiliano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Madalena - Portuguese form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Maartje - Feminine form of Dutch Maarten, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mattan - Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
Mariele - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcelon - Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
Malene - Danish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Makatza - Basque name meaning "untamed; wild."
Masashi - Japanese name meaning "elegant, splendid."
Mahli - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahali.
Mauricius - Extended form of Latin Maurus, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Maritxu - Basque form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maeva - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Matchitisiw - Native American Alqonguin name meaning "he has bad character."
Matlalihuitl - Nahuatl name meaning "blue-green feather."
Maolgfhoghmhair - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "chief of harvest."
Mahnaz - Persian name meaning "glory of the moon."
Martirio - Spanish name meaning "martyrdom."
Mahpee - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Maryla - Polish pet form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maximillian - Variant spelling of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Marija - Croatian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maialen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mab -   Possibly an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Marjolijn - Dutch form of French Marjolaine, meaning "marjoram."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Marylu - Variant spelling of English Marylou, a compound name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior."
Madrona - Variant spelling of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Mariella - Italian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manus - Irish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning"great."
Maile - Hawaiian name derived from the name of a vine used in making leis.
Matias - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Makena - African Kikuyu name meaning "happy one."
Masao - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Malati - Hindi name meaning "jasmine."
Mainchín - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word manach "monk" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little monk."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Matty.
Magda -   Short form of various Germanic forms of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
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.
Maritza - Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manni -   Finnish ornamental name, meaning "man."
Mahfuz - Arabic name meaning "protected, safeguarded."
Mandisa - Egyptian name meaning "sweet."
Mahina - Hawaiian name meaning "moon; moonlight."
Manny - Pet form of English Immanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Mariko - Japanese name meaning "true village child."
Mateo - Spanish form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Marietta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Maria, meaning "little rebel."
Marje - Variant spelling of English Marge, meaning "pearl."
Marajha - Esperanto name meaning "made of the sea."
Maynard - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman personal name Mainard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Margot - Pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Mat - Variant spelling of English Matt, meaning "gift of God."
Madu - Egyptian name meaning "of the people."
Matityahu - Variant form of Hebrew Matitya, meaning "gift of God."
Maggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Mace - English name which may mean either "mace (the spice)" or "mace (the weapon)."
Maret - Estonian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
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. 
Maksym - Polish form of Greek Maksimos, meaning "the greatest."
Mátyás - Hungarian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Manjola - Albanian form of English Magnolia, meaning "magnolia tree."
Machakw - Native American Hopi name meaning "horny toad."
Matthan - Greek form of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Mário - Portuguese form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Masahiro - Japanese name meaning "justice prospers."
Mandi - Variant spelling of English Mandy, meaning "lovable."
Marcelina -   Feminine form of Polish Marceli, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maurus - Latin byname meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mårten - Swedish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marin - French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Manya - Pet form of Russian Mariya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mann - German byname meaning "a fierce strong man" or simply "man."
Maura -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Massa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
Margery - Medieval form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marceau - French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "enemy."
Mamie - Pet form of English Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Margaret "pearl." 
Macaria - Feminine form of Spanish Macario, meaning "blessed."
Mattin - Basque form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Makram - Arabic name meaning "generous."
Matjaž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Masami - Japanese name meaning "elegant beauty."
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." 
Marek - Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mainfred - Norman French form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Manolita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Manough - Armenian name meaning "infant."
Mag - Short form of English Maggie, meaning "pearl."
Malachy -   Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Mavourneen - Irish name derived from the phrase mo múirnín, meaning "my honey, my sweet one."
Martino - Italian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
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.
Madog - Welsh name derived from a diminutive form of the word mad "fortunate, good," hence "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Matthijs - Dutch form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Margarid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Martixa - Basque form of Spanish Martina, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Marissa - Modern English name derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea."
Masika - Egyptian name meaning "born during rain."
Marni - English pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Matild - Hungarian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maarten - Dutch form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maarika - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Margaid - Manx form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marganit - Hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Mathis - French and German form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mayme - Variant spelling of English Mamie, a pet form of both Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Margaret "pearl." 
Marjolein - Variant spelling of Dutch Marjolijn, meaning "marjoram."
Makani - Hawaiian name meaning "wind."
Macawi - Native American Sioux name meaning "generous."
Maryana - Variant spelling of English Maryanna, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor; grace." 
Marly - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
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.
Matthildur - Icelandic form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Manishag - Armenian name meaning "violet flower."
Martzel - Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maiara - Native American Tupi name meaning "wise."
Markrid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Malandra - Modern English compound name composed of Mal- ("dark, black") from Malinda, and Sandra "defender of mankind."
Masud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Madge - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marisol - Spanish compound name composed of María "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Sol "sun," hence "rebellious-sun."
Martialis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."
Madeleine - French form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Makedon - A contracted form of Greek Makednos, meaning "the high/tall one."
Malee - Thai name meaning "flower."
Maighdlin - Scottish name meaning "magnificent."
Maddalena - Italian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Mauro - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Maurene - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mael-maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Mahatma - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and atma "life, soul, spirit," hence "great soul."
Marmaduke - Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Matěj - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Maryvonne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Yvonne "yew tree." 
Marganita - Variant form of Hebrew Marganit, the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Marsha - English variant spelling of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Madlenka - Pet form of Czech and Slovak Magdaléna, meaning "of Magdala."
Marquita - Latin form of French Marquite, meaning "awning, canopy." 
Mardig - Armenian name meaning "warrior."
Magaskawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "graceful."
Machlown - Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
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.
Maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "my dear Áedh."
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.
Manola - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Maite - Basque name meaning "lovable."
Madelina - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Maxene - Variant spelling of English Maxine, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Matryosha - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Manlio - Italian form of Roman Latin Manlius, meaning "morning."
Márcia - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Makar - Short form of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Maol-maodhóg - Modern Gaelic form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc." 
Mats - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Maipe - Chamoru name meaning "fiery; hot."
Madailéin - Irish form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Masahiko - Japanese name meaning "just prince."
Marci - Pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Makrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cleaner."
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." 
Martí - Catalan form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Margh - Cornish form of English Mark (from the Welsh), probably meaning "horse."
Malvolia - Feminine form of Italian Malvolio, meaning "ill-will."
Maksymilian - Polish form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mauld - Middle English form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matata - African Swahili name meaning "causes worry; troublemaker."
Matvey - Russian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Marceli - Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marcellinus - Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mahvash - Persian name meaning "moon-like."
Masako - Japanese name meaning 1) "elegant child" or 2) "flourishing child."
Magahet - Chamoru name meaning "honest; truthful."
Mads - Danish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Maximian - Roman name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest." 
Matania - Variant spelling of English Mattaniah, meaning "gift of God." 
Maren - Danish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Matevž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, 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.
Machk - Native American Algonquin name meaning "bear."
Matxalen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Machteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Massimiliano - Italian form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest."
Maponos - Celtic myth name of a god of youth and music, meaning "divine son." 
Mahsheed - Variant spelling of Persian Mahshid, meaning "moonlight."
Mafalda - Italian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
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.
Margaretta - Spanish pet form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mahaut - Medieval form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Marcellin - French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Madoline - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Madhur - Hindi name meaning "sweet."
Marisa -   Modern elaborated form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magali - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Margarita - Latin form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marguerita - Spanish form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Machli - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." 
Magalie - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Manolito - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Maylea - Hawaiian name meaning "wildflower."
Macedon - Latin form of Greek Makedon, meaning "the high/tall one." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.
Manabu - Japanese name meaning "learn."
Machliy - (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
Mavis - English bird name, meaning "song thrush."
Margie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Márta - Hungarian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marika - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Masuyo - Japanese name meaning "benefit the world."
Maarit - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mashel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Asher, meaning "happy."
Manfrid - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Malia - Hawaiian form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon goddess, meaning "moon."
Massoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Mairwen - Welsh name composed of the name Mair and the word (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "fair as Mair."
Mauricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Marcelyn - English variant spelling of French Marceline, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mahomet - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Maitena - Variant form of Basque Maiteder, meaning "darling." 
Mainard - Norman French form of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Marilena - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marine - Feminine form of French Marin, meaning "of the sea."
Martie - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
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." 
Mahats - Basque name meaning "grape."
Margit - Hungarian and Scandinavian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maitiú - Old Gaelic form of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Margaret -  English form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Mayranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet mother."
Macaire - French form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Malen - Basque form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Malie - Hawaiian name meaning "calm."
Marianus - Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
Maata - Maori form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Maija - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maunu - Finnish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
Marku - Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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. 
Marja - Dutch and Finnish 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."
Maho - Chamoru name meaning "thirsty."
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Márk - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mair - Welsh form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
March - Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maki - Japanese name meaning 1) "true chronicle/record," 2) "true hope," 3) "true precious," or 4) "true timber trees."
Marna - Swedish form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marfa - Russian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress."
Manfredo - Italian form of Latin Manfredus, meaning "strong peace."
Marla - English pet form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marz - Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mauno - Variant spelling of Finnish Maunu, meaning "great."
Major - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman French personal name Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Mädchen - English name derived from the German word for "girl."
Maev - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Màiri - Scottish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marilene - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Martijn - Dutch form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
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.
Masayuki - Japanese name meaning "correct happiness."
Máté - Short form of Hungarian Mátyás, meaning "gift of God."
Matviyko - Ukrainian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Magnhild - Norwegian form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maarja - Estonian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Manuelita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Maud -   English form of French Maude, meaning "mighty in battle."
Margrét - Icelandic form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Magdalina - Russian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mawrth - Welsh form of Roman Mars, meaning "of the sea."
Macarena - Spanish name derived from the name of a place in Seville, from the Latin personal name Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Manfredus - Latin form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Marged - Welsh form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maodhóg - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Maedóc, "my dear Áedh."
Mahkah - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Matija - Slavic form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Machalath - Hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
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.
Malakiy - Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Martial - English form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mapiya - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Máximo - Spanish form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Matouš - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matúš - Slovak form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mathúin - Modern Irish spelling of the Old Gaelic byname Mathghamhain, meaning "bear calf." 
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.
Martiñe - Basque feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
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."
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."
Mairead - Scottish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mao(矛) - Chinese name meaning "lance, spear."
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon god, meaning "moon."
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."
Małgorzata - Polish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marian -  Short form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius." In use by the Romanians. Compare with feminine Marian.
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Mario - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
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.
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.
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."
Marcia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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."
Margareta -   Danish and Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Margaretha, meaning "pearl." 
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
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."
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."
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Mattie.
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Matty.
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Maksim (hebrew - מַקְסִים, Russian: Максим):  Hebrew name meaning "enchanting, attractive."
Maxim (russian - Максим):  Short form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
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. 
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Maza blaska - Native American Dakota name meaning "flat iron."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Märta - Swedish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marta - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 

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