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Names starting with Ma

Marcell - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Macsen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival." 
Maoileachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Manfred - Old German name composed of the elements magin "strength" and fred/frid "peace," hence "strong peace."
Marine - Feminine form of French Marin, meaning "of the sea."
Mauld - Middle English form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Makala - Hawaiian name meaning "myrtle."
Maha - Arabic name meaning "moon."
Mahlon - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
Mário - Portuguese form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Mansi - Native American Hopi name meaning "plucked flower."
Mattia - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Makena - African Kikuyu name meaning "happy one."
Masaki - Japanese name meaning "flourishing tree."
Macario -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Malandra - Modern English compound name composed of Mal- ("dark, black") from Malinda, and Sandra "defender of mankind."
Malachai - Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Manisha - Hindi name meaning "wisdom." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the mind.
Matilda -   English form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle." 
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.
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. 
Manolo - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us." 
Máirín - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maximinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Maritza - Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madhu - Hindi name derived from the name of first month, from Sanskrit madhu, meaning "honey."
Maka - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Maskini - Egyptian name meaning "poor."
Maidie - From an English byname derived from a pet form of the word maid, meaning "young woman." 
Mandip - Variant spelling of Hindi Mandeep, meaning "light of the mind."
Malati - Hindi name meaning "jasmine."
Marisa -   Modern elaborated form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon goddess, meaning "moon."
Margareeta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Malvolio - Italian name invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play "Twelfth Night," meaning "ill-will."
Matheus - Brazilian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Marcos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maoilmhín - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "gentle chieftain."
Maolgfhoghmhair - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "chief of harvest."
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.
Mattan - Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
Martín - Spanish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
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.
Marcela - Feminine form of Spanish Marcelo, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maxen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival."
Marzia - Italian form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matrona - Latin name meaning "lady." Originally it meant "married, respectable, noble woman." 
Marjana - Slovene form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Malen - Basque form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Masahiko - Japanese name meaning "just prince."
Malasintha - Teutonic form of Gothic Amalasuintha, meaning "strong worker."
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."
Matthan - Greek form of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
March - Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Malvolia - Feminine form of Italian Malvolio, meaning "ill-will."
Max - English short form of both Latin Maximilian "the greatest rival" and Scottish Maxwell "the stream of Mack." 
Malaika - Arabic name meaning "angels."
Mariko - Japanese name meaning "true village child."
Marlis - Contracted form of German Maria Liese, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath." 
Marquite - French name meaning "awning, canopy."
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."
Maiteder - Basque form of Darlene, meaning "darling."
Máirtín - Irish Gaelic form of English/French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marlee - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Maday - Hebrew name meaning "middle" or "middle land." In the bible, this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.
Mason - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from French maçon, meaning "mason, stone-worker."
Masahiro - Japanese name meaning "justice prospers."
Mateo - Spanish form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mauri - Finnish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Matt - Short form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Maija - Finnish form of Greek Maria, 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.
Matityahu - Variant form of Hebrew Matitya, meaning "gift of God."
Masud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Marilou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Mathieu - French form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Maryanna - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anna "favor; grace."
Madalina - Romanian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Marylu - Variant spelling of English Marylou, a compound name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior."
Manjola - Albanian form of English Magnolia, meaning "magnolia 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.
Mariusz - Polish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Maki - Japanese name meaning 1) "true chronicle/record," 2) "true hope," 3) "true precious," or 4) "true timber trees."
Maurits - Dutch form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Malika - Arabic name meaning "queen."
Maddox - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Welsh personal name Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Machli - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." 
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Mathis - French and German form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Macarius - Latin form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Massimo - Italian form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Mahomet - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Malone - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin, meaning "devotee of St. Eoin (John)."
Martino - Italian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maxene - Variant spelling of English Maxine, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Marcellette - Pet form of French Marcelle, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marjory - Variant spelling of English Marjorie, meaning "pearl."
Martinus - Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."
Márcio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mansoor - Variant spelling of Arabic Mansur, meaning "victorious."
Madlenka - Pet form of Czech and Slovak Magdaléna, meaning "of Magdala."
Makkapitew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has large teeth."
Marmar - Armenian name meaning "marble."
Malee - Thai name meaning "flower."
Madog - Welsh name derived from a diminutive form of the word mad "fortunate, good," hence "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
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.
Mayte - Variant spelling of Spanish Maite, meaning "rebellious-harvester."
Maggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Mab -   Possibly an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Magda -   Short form of various Germanic forms of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Maoilios - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "servant of Jesus." 
Marita -  Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marylyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Makeda - Variant spelling of English Makkedah, meaning "place of shepherds." 
Marva - Feminine form of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Maile - Hawaiian name derived from the name of a vine used in making leis.
Maeveen - Pet form of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Malachy -   Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Madhavi - Feminine form of Hindi Madhav, meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Marcius - A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mattathia - Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mahfuz - Arabic name meaning "protected, safeguarded."
Mazin - Arabic name meaning "rain clouds."
Madhav - Hindi name meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Magahet - Chamoru name meaning "honest; truthful."
Mahvash - Persian name meaning "moon-like."
Maaike - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Marcelon - Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
Marcelo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marija - Croatian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matsimela - Egyptian name meaning "root."
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.
Marcel - French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Manuel - Spanish formof Latin Emmanuel, meaning"God is with us."
Magaskawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "graceful."
Marcelline - Feminine form of French Marcellin, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Manfrid - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Mavis - English bird name, meaning "song thrush."
Maarika - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Magnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mari -   Japanese form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahavir - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and vira "hero," hence "great hero."
Marjolaine - French spice name meaning "marjoram."
Margie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Matija - Slavic form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Masao - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Mauricius - Extended form of Latin Maurus, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mads - Danish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Makariy - Russian form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Maneesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Manish, meaning "god of the mind."
Maponos - Celtic myth name of a god of youth and music, meaning "divine son." 
Mahali - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.
Makatza - Basque name meaning "untamed; wild."
Mann - German byname meaning "a fierce strong man" or simply "man."
Machakw - Native American Hopi name meaning "horny toad."
Marigold - English name derived from the flower name, composed of the name Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and the word "gold."
Marvyn - Variant spelling of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Mats - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matoskah - Native American Sioux name meaning "white bear."
Maud -   English form of French Maude, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mahpee - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Maytal - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meital, meaning "dew drops."
Makram - Arabic name meaning "generous."
Marthe - French and German form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Maeleachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maolseachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Mandy - Pet form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
Maybelline - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable."
Marinella - Italian pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." 
Marianne - French form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Maret - Estonian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
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."
Marz - Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marty - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marfa - Russian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress."
Maximiano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximian, meaning "the greatest."
Maximiliano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Madlyn - Contracted form of English Madelyn, meaning "of Magdala."
Malwine - German form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Martí - Catalan form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Manfried - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Magdalina - Russian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Margaret -  English form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Matvey - Russian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mareike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maximus - Latin name meaning "the greatest."
Maura -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mayra - Elaborated form of English May, a pet form of English Margaret "pearl" and Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manlio - Italian form of Roman Latin Manlius, meaning "morning."
Mave - Variant spelling of Irish Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Masami - Japanese name meaning "elegant beauty."
Marshal - Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
Mairwen - Welsh name composed of the name Mair and the word (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "fair as Mair."
Marnie - Variant spelling of English Marni, meaning "of the sea."
Mahinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning "great-Indra."
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. 
Marjolijn - Dutch form of French Marjolaine, meaning "marjoram."
Mainio - Finnish name meaning "excellent."
Mair - Welsh form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matlal -  Nahuatlname meaning "dark green; or net."
Markku - Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Massoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Mabella - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Mahshid - Persian name meaning "moonlight."
Maximillian - Variant spelling of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Malene - Danish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Maynard - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman personal name Mainard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Matevž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matxin - Basque form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Macaria - Feminine form of Spanish Macario, meaning "blessed."
Maximian - Roman name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest." 
Marijona - Feminine form of Lithuanian Marijus, meaning "like Marius."
Maiara - Native American Tupi name meaning "wise."
Mashel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Asher, meaning "happy."
Mahon - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mathúin, meaning "bear calf."
Masashi - Japanese name meaning "elegant, splendid."
Madoc - Variant spelling of Welsh Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Madalena - Portuguese form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Matias - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Masuyo - Japanese name meaning "benefit the world."
Mayranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet mother."
Marcie - Variant spelling of English Marcy, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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.
Mariangela - Contracted form of Spanish María Ángela, meaning "rebel-angel."
Manolete - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Maol-maodhóg - Modern Gaelic form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc." 
Majlinda - Albanian name composed of the elements maj "May," and lindje "east; birth," hence "born in May."
Makarios - Greek name derived from the word makaros, meaning "blessed."
Marissa - Modern English name derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea."
Maryana - Variant spelling of English Maryanna, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor; grace." 
Maritta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maksimos - Greek form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Malia - Hawaiian form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjatta - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjani - African Swahili name meaning "coral."
Mahina - Hawaiian name meaning "moon; moonlight."
Mamoru - Japanese name meaning "protector."
Marla - English pet form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marnina - Hebrew name meaning "rejoice."
Madeline - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Maleah - English variant spelling of Hawaiian Malia, a form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manuela - Feminine form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Marja - Dutch and Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maeghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meaghan, meaning "pearl."
Margaretta - Spanish pet form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Manu - Persian name meaning "man," as in homo sapiens. In mythology, this is the name of the progenitor of the human race. 
Martina - Feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Maeva - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Mathilda -   Latin form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Mauricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Marcelyn - English variant spelling of French Marceline, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marci - Pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maata - Maori form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marietta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Maria, meaning "little rebel."
Makelina - Hawaiian form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Marco - Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Madonna - English name derived from a Latin title of the Virgin Mary, meaning "my lady."
Malila - Native American Miwok name meaning "fast salmon swimming up a rippling stream."
Marley - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Maarit - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mahala - Variant spelling of English unisex Mahalah, meaning "disease." 
Mauro - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Malie - Hawaiian name meaning "calm."
Markrid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maren - Danish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marguerite - French form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marijse - Dutch form of Latin Marise, meaning "of the sea."
Makani - Hawaiian name meaning "wind."
Matchitisiw - Native American Alqonguin name meaning "he has bad character."
Malvina - This name was invented by the Scottish poet James Macpherson, based on the Gaelic term mala mhin, meaning "smooth-brow." 
Maunu - Finnish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
Madhur - Hindi name meaning "sweet."
Marya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Makrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cleaner."
Makkitotosimew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she has large breasts."
Mayson - Variant spelling of English Mason, meaning "stone-worker."
Mallt - Welsh form of German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Markéta - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mabelle - English name derived from the French phrase ma belle, meaning "my beautiful one."
Maddie - Pet form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Maurus - Latin byname meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Margit - Hungarian and Scandinavian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Manolita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Marilene - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madoline - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Mahmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Manyara - African Shona name meaning "you have been humbled."
Marjukka - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marshan - Modern English blend of Marsha "defense" or "of the sea" and Anne "favor; grace."
Manough - Armenian name meaning "infant."
Maev - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Maarten - Dutch form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Manni -   Finnish ornamental name, meaning "man."
Marijana - Feminine form of Croatian/Slovene Marijan, meaning "like Marius."
Mahats - Basque name meaning "grape."
Maite - Basque name meaning "lovable."
Maryvonne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Yvonne "yew tree." 
Marica -   Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maximilienne - Feminine form of French Maximilien, meaning "the greatest rival."
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.
Mártuska - Pet form of Hungarian Márta, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Malger - Short form of German Amalger, meaning "work-spear." 
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."
Madge - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Mattin - Basque form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mahmud - Ancient form of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Matjaž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Maponus - Variant of Celtic Maponos, meaning "divine son."
Madalyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Mariella - Italian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marganit - Hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Mahoyu - Chamoru name meaning "strong; tough."
Massimiliano - Italian form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest."
Mag - Short form of English Maggie, meaning "pearl."
Marijke - Pet form of Dutch Marijse, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Masayoshi - Japanese name meaning "flourishing goodness."
Maialen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Máire - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magnolia - English name derived from the name of the flowering tree. 
Mátyás - Hungarian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
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. 
Masato - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Malinda - Variant spelling of English Melinda, meaning either "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent."
Martis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marjut - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manolito - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Maninder - Variant form of Hindi Manindra, meaning "mind of Indra."
Madelyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Marino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marijan - Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
Maipe - Chamoru name meaning "fiery; hot."
Mauger - Short form of Norman French Amauger, meaning "work-spear."
Maitena - Variant form of Basque Maiteder, meaning "darling." 
Maksymilian - Polish form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Marjeta - Slovene form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marquita - Latin form of French Marquite, meaning "awning, canopy." 
Manny - Pet form of English Immanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Marjaana - Finnish form of Greek Mariam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maugier - Variant form of Norman French Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Maurycy - Polish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Marni - English pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Maddalena - Italian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Matthijs - Dutch form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Margaid - Manx form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mariette - Diminutive form of French Marie, meaning "little rebel."
Maike - Frisian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madyson - Feminine form of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Mariamna - Russian form of Aramaic Mariamne (Hebrew Miryam), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magali - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Matchitehew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has an evil heart."
Malik - Arabic name meaning "king." 
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Matty.
Martial - English form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mavreena - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marna - Swedish form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Margarida - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Matouš - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Matryosha - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Margh - Cornish form of English Mark (from the Welsh), probably meaning "horse."
Mack - Originally a short form of surnames, mostly Scottish, beginning with Mac-, meaning "son of," it is now sometimes given as a forename. 
Margarites - Greek name derived from the word margaron, meaning "pearl."
Marin - French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marielle - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Manfredo - Italian form of Latin Manfredus, meaning "strong peace."
Masoud - Arabic name meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Makedon - A contracted form of Greek Makednos, meaning "the high/tall one."
Maighread - Scottish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Margery - Medieval form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
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."
Maodhóg - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Maedóc, "my dear Áedh."
Mael-maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Mandeep - Hindi name meaning "light of the mind."
Maighdlin - Scottish name meaning "magnificent."
Mali - Thai flower name meaning "jasmine." 
Mariah -   English variant spelling of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mandisa - Egyptian name meaning "sweet."
Martijn - Dutch form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mano - Hawaiian name meaning "passionate lover; shark."
Margarethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Márkus - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maurice - Contracted form of Roman Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Introduced to Britain by the Normans. Infrequently used by the French and English.
Marly - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marjo - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marzio - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maredudd - Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Martita - Spanish pet form of Italian/Spanish Marta, meaning "lady, mistress."
Marisela - Elaborated form of English Maris, meaning "of the sea."
Madelaine - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Mamie - Pet form of English Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Margaret "pearl." 
Margherita - Italian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mateus - Portuguese form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Márton - Hungarian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mariel - English variant spelling of French Marielle, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magnus -   Roman Latin byname meaning "great."
Maudie - Pet form of English Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mardig - Armenian name meaning "warrior."
Mahdokht - Persian name meaning "daughter of the moon."
Matlalihuitl - Nahuatl name meaning "blue-green feather."
Manfredus - Latin form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Maiko - Japanese name meaning "dancing child."
Marzena - Polish name meaning "dreamed one." 
Maurentius - Gallo-Roman name meaning "of the Moors."
Madu - Egyptian name meaning "of the people."
Marianus - Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
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." 
Manindra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element man "mind" and the name of the god Indra, hence "mind of Indra."
Mahmoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Manus - Irish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning"great."
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.
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.
Mártan - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maryanne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anne "favor; grace."
Masood - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
María - Galician-Portuguese, Italian and Spanish form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margrét - Icelandic form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Malcom - Variant spelling of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba."  
Malina -   Feminine form of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba." 
Makenzie - Feminine form of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Masanori - Japanese name meaning "model of justice."
Mariano - Italian form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Maryam - Arabic form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Makayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Matild - Hungarian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mahalath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machalath, meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Matylda - Czech and Polish form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Martta - Finnish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Martius - Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maricruz - Contracted form of Spanish María Cruz, meaning "rebel-cross."
Mairsile - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Marcas, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." 
Marmaduke - Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Mahkah - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Matia - Basque form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mahalia - Aramaic name meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." Also spelled Mehalia.
Mathias - Variant spelling of English Matthias, meaning "gift of God."
Margo - English variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Matti - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mahendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word maha "great" and the name of the god Indra, hence "great-Indra."
Marcy - English pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marie - French form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madhukar - Hindi name meaning "bee."
Malcolm - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mael Coluim, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columb."  
Mariele - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maribel - Contracted form of Spanish María Isabel, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath."
Martixa - Basque form of Spanish Martina, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Matania - Variant spelling of English Mattaniah, meaning "gift of God." 
Mayumi - Japanese name meaning "true bow (archery)."
Machk - Native American Algonquin name meaning "bear."
Maja - Scandinavian and Slavic form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
Magnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle, fight," hence "mighty in battle."
Madde - Variant spelling of Low German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mafalda - Italian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Manel - Catalan form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
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.
Mädchen - English name derived from the German word for "girl."
Margriet - Dutch form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Maegan - Variant spelling of English Meagan, meaning "pearl."
Marianela - Contracted form of Spanish María Estela, meaning "rebel-star."
Mahsheed - Variant spelling of Persian Mahshid, meaning "moonlight."
Mapiya - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Mårten - Swedish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maximilian - Short form of Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival." In use by the English and Germans.
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.
Marge - Short form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Magnhild - Norwegian form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Masayuki - Japanese name meaning "correct happiness."
Marganita - Variant form of Hebrew Marganit, the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Marloes - Contracted form of Dutch Maria Loes, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior." 
Marjorie - Variant spelling of English Margery, meaning "pearl."
Margot - Pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
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.
Martirio - Spanish name meaning "martyrdom."
Margaux - Variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Macaire - French form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Marcellin - French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marisol - Spanish compound name composed of María "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Sol "sun," hence "rebellious-sun."
Maxentius - Roman name derived from the Latin word maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "my dear Áedh."
Mallaidh - Irish Gaelic form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mawrth - Welsh form of Roman Mars, meaning "of the sea."
Malgier - Norman French form of German Malger, meaning "work-spear."
Manjusha - Hindi name meaning "jewel box."
Marcellino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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. 
Matryona - Russian form of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Marguerita - Spanish form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mariana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
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."
Maso - Short form of Italian Tommaso, meaning "twin."
Makaio - Hawaiian form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Margarid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Madeleine - French form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Magdalone - Danish form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Marius - Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."
Marceau - French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Makar - Short form of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Mariya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malin - Swedish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Marylou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Masichuvio - Native American Hopi name meaning "gray deer."
Marketta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Matunaaga - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fights."
Masaru - Japanese name meaning "victorious."
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." 
Mattie - Pet form of English Matilda, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Mattie.
Mare -   Latin name meaning "sea."
Maea - Latin form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother." In mythology, this is the name of the eldest of the Pleiades and mother of Hermes by Zeus. 
Marjolein - Variant spelling of Dutch Marjolijn, meaning "marjoram."
Matteo - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Manya - Pet form of Russian Mariya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
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.
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.
Matxalen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Marlyn - Contracted form of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Marieke - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margarita - Latin form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maryla - Polish pet form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maxence - French form or Roman Latin Maxentius, meaning "the greatest."
Maryann - Variant spelling of English Maryanne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor/grace."
Makawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "mothering."
Maldwyn - Welsh form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
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.
Madisyn - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Marcin - Polish form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Malachi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Martti - Finnish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martie - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Máté - Short form of Hungarian Mátyás, meaning "gift of God."
Mathew - Variant spelling of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Marquise - Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
Mairenn - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Máirín, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marsha - English variant spelling of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maarja - Estonian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Matwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "enemy."
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.  
Mateja - Feminine form of Slovene Matej, meaning "gift of God."
Marcello - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marje - Variant spelling of English Marge, meaning "pearl."
Maitane - Basque name meaning "love."
Mable - Variant spelling of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Mavourneen - Irish name derived from the phrase mo múirnín, meaning "my honey, my sweet one."
Mayme - Variant spelling of English Mamie, a pet form of both Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Margaret "pearl." 
Mahthildis - Gothic name composed of the Germanic elements mahta "might, strength" and hildis "battle," hence "mighty in battle."
Madelina - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Martzel - Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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.
Maylea - Hawaiian name meaning "wildflower."
Marlena - Contracted form of Latin Maria Magdalena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Manlius - Roman family name, derived from the personal name Manius, meaning "morning."
Manuelita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Manon - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Martialis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."
Masterman - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "man of the master," i.e. "retainer" or "servant."
Maxwell - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the place name Maxwell, meaning "the stream of Mack." 
Machliy - (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
Mainchín - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word manach "monk" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little monk."
Marcelino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Major - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman French personal name Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Marcellinus - Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marilynn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Maas - Dutch pet form of Greek Thōmas, meaning "twin."
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.
Macedon - Latin form of Greek Makedon, meaning "the high/tall one." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.
Maolseachlainn - Irish name composed of the Gaelic word mael "devotee" and the personal name Seachlainn, hence "devotee of Seachlainn."
Mahtab - Persian name meaning "like moonlight."
Madara - Latvian name derived from the name of a flowering plant known in English as "bedstraw, cleavers."
Màrtainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Manoel - Portuguese form of Latin Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Mathghamhain - Irish Gaelic byname meaning "bear calf."
Maho - Chamoru name meaning "thirsty."
Maxine - Feminine form of English Max, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
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."
Maartje - Feminine form of Dutch Maarten, meaning "of/like Mars."
Manola - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Margaréta - Hungarian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
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.
Maynerd - Variant spelling of English Maynard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Mae - Variant spelling of English May, a pet form of Margaret, meaning "pearl," and Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maleko - Hawaiian form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marinus - Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marika - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
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.
Mansur - Arabic name meaning "victorious."
Manjula - Hindi name meaning "melodious, pleasing."
Màiri - Scottish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mauno - Variant spelling of Finnish Maunu, meaning "great."
Manabu - Japanese name meaning "learn."
Maree - English variant spelling of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marilena - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magdalena - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In use by the Germans, Scandinavians and Spanish.
Mariska - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malwina - Polish form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
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.
Makya - Native American Hopi name meaning "eagle hunter."
Mahaut - Medieval form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Makenna - Variant spelling of English Mckenna, meaning "born of fire."
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. 
Martinho - Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marybeth - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Beth "God is my oath." 
Mantotohpa - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "four bears."
Marit - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marte - Scandinavian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marlie - Pet form of English Marleen, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Mahnaz - Persian name meaning "glory of the moon."
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Marvin - Variant spelling of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Maximino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximinus, meaning "the greatest."
Matthildur - Icelandic form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Martyna - Feminine form of Polish Martyn, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mahatma - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and atma "life, soul, spirit," hence "great soul."
Manishag - Armenian name meaning "violet flower."
Matata - African Swahili name meaning "causes worry; troublemaker."
Matvei - Variant spelling of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God."
Marc -   Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martine - French feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Marleen - English variant form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Márcia - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Magalie - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Maritxu - Basque form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madrona - Variant spelling of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Máximo - Spanish form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Mazatl - Nahuatl name meaning "deer."
Mainfred - Norman French form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Mandi - Variant spelling of English Mandy, meaning "lovable."
Matthieu - Variant spelling of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Matěj - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Maresol - Variant spelling of Spanish Marisol, meaning "rebellious-sun."
Mace - English name which may mean either "mace (the spice)" or "mace (the weapon)."
Marlene - German form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Maurizio - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Matryoshka - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Marina - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Maximilien - French form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Maaria - Finnish 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."
Marianna - Russian form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Madailéin - Irish form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Marion - Medieval diminutive form of French Marie ("obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion"), hence "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marion.
Marsaili - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maurine - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margrethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Magdolna - Hungarian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Maqqedah - Hebrew name meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  
Mainard - Norman French form of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Marinda - Perhaps a transposed form of English Miranda, meaning "admirable."
Maurene - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margrit - Swiss form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mat - Variant spelling of English Matt, meaning "gift of God."
Maisie -   Anglicized form of Scottish Mysie, a pet form of Mairead (English Margaret), meaning "pearl."
Marcellus - Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Makari - Variant spelling of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Márta - Hungarian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marged - Welsh form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mairéad - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
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." 
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Machteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matviyko - Ukrainian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Macarena - Spanish name derived from the name of a place in Seville, from the Latin personal name Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Macawi - Native American Sioux name meaning "generous."
Machalath - Hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Masego - African Tswana name meaning "blessings."
Masha - Pet form of Russian Marya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Masika - Egyptian name meaning "born during rain."
Mattithyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Machlon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." 
Masako - Japanese name meaning 1) "elegant child" or 2) "flourishing child."
Machlown - Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Matitya - Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Marijus - Lithuanian form of Roman Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Márk - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Massa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
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.
Marajha - Esperanto name meaning "made of the sea."
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.
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Matanya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Mahir - Hebrew name meaning "expert, skilled" or "speedy."
Malakiy - Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Marian - Medieval variant spelling of French Marion, meaning "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marian.
Maral - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Maralyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, a compound name meaning "rebel-lake."
Marcella -   Feminine form of Italian Marcello, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marku - Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marjan -  Dutch form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Maksym - Polish form of Greek Maksimos, meaning "the greatest."
Marceli - Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marek - Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, 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.
Maciej - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Makary - Polish form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Martyn - Polish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mateusz - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Marcelina -   Feminine form of Polish Marceli, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Marik - Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maitiú - Old Gaelic form of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Matúš - Slovak form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mathúin - Modern Irish spelling of the Old Gaelic byname Mathghamhain, meaning "bear calf." 
Martha (hebrew - מַרְתָּה, Aramaic: מַרְתָּא, Greek: Μάρθα): Greek name of Aramaic origin, meaning "lady, mistress." In the bible, this is the name of a sister of Lazarus.
Martiñe - Basque feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Mani (hebrew - מָנִי, Hindi: मणि):  Hindi name meaning "jewel."
Manish (hindi - मनीश):  Hindi name composed of the elements man "mind" and ish "god, lord," hence "god of the mind."
Manju (bengali - মঞ্জু, Sanskrit: मञ्जु): Hindi unisex name derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning "pleasing, sweet." In Tamil it means "clouds." In Kannada it means "fog, mist" and "snow." Used as a short form of names beginning with Manu-.
Marva - Hebrew name derived from the name of a "mint" plant.
Mai (japanese - 舞):  Japanese name meaning "dance."
Mairead - Scottish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mao(矛) - Chinese name meaning "lance, spear."
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon god, meaning "moon."
Mala (hindi - माला):  Hindi name meaning "necklace." In use by the Romani.
Malak (arabic - ملاك, Hebrew: מַלְאָךְ):  Arabic unisex name meaning "angel." 
Marcio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Małgorzata - Polish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marian -  Short form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius." In use by the Romanians. Compare with feminine Marian.
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Mario - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Marion - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius." Compare with feminine Marion.
Maris - Myth name of an Etruscan god of agriculture whom Roman Mars was later associated with, derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea." Compare with feminine Maris.
Mana (hebrew - מָנָה, Japanese: 愛):  Hawaiian name meaning "psychic gifts.
Marjan - Slovene form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Mark -   Anglicized form of Welsh March, meaning "horse." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a king of Cornwall.
Markus -   English form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Manju (bengali - মঞ্জু, Sanskrit: मञ्जु): Hindi unisex name derived from the Sanskrit word, meaning "pleasing, sweet." In Tamil it means "clouds." In Kannada it means "fog, mist" and "snow." Used as a short form of names beginning with Manu-.
Marten - Low German form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Martin -   English form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marcia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Masa (hebrew - מַשָׂא, Japanese: 1-正, 2-雅, 3-昌, 4-真, 5-政, 6-将):  Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Masa-, meaning 1) "correct, just," 2) "elegant, splendid" 3) "flourishing, prosperous" 4) "genuine, true," 5) "governing, political," 6) "military."
Margareta -   Danish and Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Margaretha, meaning "pearl." 
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Macey - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from a variant spelling of the surname Massey which was originally a pet form of Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Mac dara - Irish Gaelic name meaning "son of oak." This is the name of a patron saint and is still common in Ireland, especially in Connemara.
Maria (greek - Μαρία):  Greek form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including the mother of Jesus and a sister of Lazarus. 
Matej - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Mattie.
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Matty.
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Maksim (hebrew - מַקְסִים, Russian: Максим):  Hebrew name meaning "enchanting, attractive."
Maxim (russian - Максим):  Short form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Magdaléna - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mallory - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from a Norman French byname for an unfortunate person, from Old French malheure, meaning "unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky."
Magdalene - English and German form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In the bible, this is the name of a woman who was cleansed of sin by Jesusand remained with him throughout his ministry, and witnessed his crucifixion and resurrection. 
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Maza blaska - Native American Dakota name meaning "flat iron."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Märta - Swedish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marta - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 

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