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Names starting with Ma

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