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Names starting with Ma

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