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Names starting with Mar

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.
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." 
Mariel - English variant spelling of French Marielle, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marine - Feminine form of French Marin, meaning "of the sea."
Marjorie - Variant spelling of English Margery, meaning "pearl."
Marzena - Polish name meaning "dreamed one." 
Margrit - Swiss form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marlis - Contracted form of German Maria Liese, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath." 
Marylyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Martinus - Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marcin - Polish form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marge - Short form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marcell - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margot - Pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Martie - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mareike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marilou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Marja - Dutch and Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maral - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Marijana - Feminine form of Croatian/Slovene Marijan, meaning "like Marius."
Marthe - French and German form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marijke - Pet form of Dutch Marijse, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marion - Medieval diminutive form of French Marie ("obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion"), hence "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marion.
Marcelina -   Feminine form of Polish Marceli, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maryann - Variant spelling of English Maryanne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor/grace."
Marcelo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mariano - Italian form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Marcel - French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martyna - Feminine form of Polish Martyn, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marshan - Modern English blend of Marsha "defense" or "of the sea" and Anne "favor; grace."
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.
Mardig - Armenian name meaning "warrior."
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.
Martinho - Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marley - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Maralyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, a compound name meaning "rebel-lake."
Marijan - Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
Mariko - Japanese name meaning "true village child."
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."
Maribel - Contracted form of Spanish María Isabel, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath."
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.
Marva - Feminine form of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Marmar - Armenian name meaning "marble."
Markku - Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marz - Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Márcio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marquite - French name meaning "awning, canopy."
Marshal - Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
Maryanna - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anna "favor; grace."
Mariamna - Russian form of Aramaic Mariamne (Hebrew Miryam), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marijona - Feminine form of Lithuanian Marijus, meaning "like Marius."
Marcelon - Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
Maryanne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anne "favor; grace."
Marylu - Variant spelling of English Marylou, a compound name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior."
Marilynn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Marcy - English pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marijse - Dutch form of Latin Marise, meaning "of the sea."
Marinda - Perhaps a transposed form of English Miranda, meaning "admirable."
Mariusz - Polish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Marjani - African Swahili name meaning "coral."
Marinella - Italian pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." 
Maryvonne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Yvonne "yew tree." 
Marius - Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon goddess, meaning "moon."
Marlyn - Contracted form of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Maryam - Arabic form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marganit - Hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Martis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mariya - Russian form of Greek Maria, 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.
Marcellinus - Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marlee - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marietta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Maria, meaning "little rebel."
Mariella - Italian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcius - A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marmaduke - Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Marfa - Russian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress."
Marcelline - Feminine form of French Marcellin, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Márton - Hungarian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marcos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marieke - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marita -  Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marigold - English name derived from the flower name, composed of the name Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and the word "gold."
Marcie - Variant spelling of English Marcy, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marvin - Variant spelling of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Marcello - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marc -   Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marijus - Lithuanian form of Roman Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Márk - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martijn - Dutch form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marjolein - Variant spelling of Dutch Marjolijn, meaning "marjoram."
Mariele - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marla - English pet form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Martina - Feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Marje - Variant spelling of English Marge, meaning "pearl."
Marte - Scandinavian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marissa - Modern English name derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea."
Martirio - Spanish name meaning "martyrdom."
Martixa - Basque form of Spanish Martina, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Martialis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."
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.
Marguerita - Spanish form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marvyn - Variant spelling of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Mare -   Latin name meaning "sea."
Marisela - Elaborated form of English Maris, meaning "of the sea."
Marcela - Feminine form of Spanish Marcelo, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marianus - Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
Martyn - Polish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marloes - Contracted form of Dutch Maria Loes, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior." 
Margh - Cornish form of English Mark (from the Welsh), probably meaning "horse."
Marik - Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marjolaine - French spice name meaning "marjoram."
Marin - French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
María - Galician-Portuguese, Italian and Spanish form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marketta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Margaretta - Spanish pet form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marganita - Variant form of Hebrew Marganit, the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Maricruz - Contracted form of Spanish María Cruz, meaning "rebel-cross."
Marjukka - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjan -  Dutch form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
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."
Marjo - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcella -   Feminine form of Italian Marcello, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martti - Finnish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marsha - English variant spelling of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martita - Spanish pet form of Italian/Spanish Marta, meaning "lady, mistress."
Mártuska - Pet form of Hungarian Márta, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mariana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Martius - Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marajha - Esperanto name meaning "made of the sea."
Marquita - Latin form of French Marquite, meaning "awning, canopy." 
Marit - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mariah -   English variant spelling of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcelino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margherita - Italian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Martzel - Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margaid - Manx form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marjolijn - Dutch form of French Marjolaine, meaning "marjoram."
Marjory - Variant spelling of English Marjorie, meaning "pearl."
Marika - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marko -   Serbian and Slovene form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." Also in use by the Basques, Bulgarians, Dutch, Finnish, Germans, and Romani.
Marianna - Russian form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Maree - English variant spelling of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marian - Medieval variant spelling of French Marion, meaning "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marian.
Margo - English variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Marleen - English variant form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marinus - Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marlena - Contracted form of Latin Maria Magdalena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Margaux - Variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Mariska - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Martí - Catalan form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maritza - Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marly - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Margie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Martín - Spanish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mário - Portuguese form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Martine - French feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Marlene - German form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Márcia - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maret - Estonian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marlie - Pet form of English Marleen, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Marina - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marco - Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marilene - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjana - Slovene form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Marisa -   Modern elaborated form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marzia - Italian form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mari -   Japanese form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
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. 
Margriet - Dutch form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marwa - Arabic name derived from the name of a fragrant herb of ancient continental repute, spoken of in legends as an ingredient in medicine, soups, perfumes and even love potions. It is known in Latin as amaracum, in Greek as amarakos, in English as "sweet marjoram."
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. 
Márta - Hungarian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marielle - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marianne - French form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Margery - Medieval form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marcellette - Pet form of French Marcelle, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Marija - Croatian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Márkus - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Martta - Finnish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Marilena - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maryla - Polish pet form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marged - Welsh form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marybeth - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Beth "God is my oath." 
Margrethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marci - Pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marguerite - French form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marie - French form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margarida - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Màrtainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marcellin - French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marilyn - Modern English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Lyn "lake," hence "rebel-lake."
Marnie - Variant spelling of English Marni, meaning "of the sea."
Margareeta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Martial - English form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marek - Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
March - Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marni - English pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marica -   Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maryana - Variant spelling of English Maryanna, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor; grace." 
Maren - Danish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margaréta - Hungarian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marceau - French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Markrid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marty - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mártan - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Margarita - Latin form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Maredudd - Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Marquise - Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
Marnina - Hebrew name meaning "rejoice."
Markéta - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mårten - Swedish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Margrét - Icelandic form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Marjut - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marceli - Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marku - Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marjaana - Finnish form of Greek Mariam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcelyn - English variant spelling of French Marceline, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margarethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Margarid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marylou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Marcellino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maritta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marjeta - Slovene form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marsaili - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marjatta - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcellus - Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margit - Hungarian and Scandinavian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marna - Swedish form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Margarites - Greek name derived from the word margaron, meaning "pearl."
Marianela - Contracted form of Spanish María Estela, meaning "rebel-star."
Marzio - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maresol - Variant spelling of Spanish Marisol, meaning "rebellious-sun."
Martino - Italian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mariangela - Contracted form of Spanish María Ángela, meaning "rebel-angel."
Margaret -  English form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Marisol - Spanish compound name composed of María "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Sol "sun," hence "rebellious-sun."
Mariette - Diminutive form of French Marie, meaning "little rebel."
Maritxu - Basque form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
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." 
Marva - Hebrew name derived from the name of a "mint" plant.
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon god, meaning "moon."
Marcio - Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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.
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."
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."
Margareta -   Danish and Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Margaretha, meaning "pearl." 
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. 
Märta - Swedish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marta - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 

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