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Miep - Dutch pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Musa - Arabic form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Merit -   Egyptian name meaning "beloved."
Murdina - Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Meadow - English name derived from the vocabulary word, "meadow."
Maighdlin - Scottish name meaning "magnificent."
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Maol-maodhóg - Modern Gaelic form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc." 
Masako - Japanese name meaning 1) "elegant child" or 2) "flourishing child."
Mimmi - Pet form of Finnish Vilhelmiina, meaning "will-helmet."
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Matryona - Russian form of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Millesant - Variant spelling of English Milisent, meaning "strong worker."
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Mercia - Latin form of English Mercy, meaning "mercy."
Midhat - Arabic name meaning "eulogy, praise."
Methoataske - Native American Shawnee name meaning "turtle laying its eggs."
Margrethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mirna - Croatian name derived from the Slavic word mir, meaning "peace."
Milintica - Nahuatl name meaning "fire; he is waving."
Miyoko - Japanese name meaning "beautiful generation child."
Matryosha - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Maarja - Estonian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mathew - Variant spelling of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Methuselah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Margarid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mimiteh - Native American Omaha name meaning "new moon."
Malaika - Arabic name meaning "angels."
Makya - Native American Hopi name meaning "eagle hunter."
Mine - Short form of German Wilhelmine, meaning "will-helmet."
Martín - Spanish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Myrtle - English name derived from the vocabulary word, myrtle, the name of a flowering shrub or tree, derived from the Old French diminutive myrtille, meaning "little myrtle."
Matia - Basque form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Matheus - Brazilian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mihail - Variant spelling of Slovene Mihael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mshai - Egyptian name meaning "traveler."
Mustapha - Variant spelling of Arabic Mustafa, meaning "the chosen one."
Meirong - Chinese name meaning "beauty flourishing."
Makenzie - Feminine form of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Maximinus - Roman family name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Merrick - English surname transferred to forename use, from an Old Norman French personal name composed of the Germanic elements mari/meri "fame" and ric "power," hence "famous power." 
Marcos - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mererid - Feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Myrina - Greek name possibly meaning "swiftly bounding." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of the Amazons who defeated the people of Atlantis.
Mikhailo - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Meshullam - Hebrew name meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a son of Zerubbabel. 
Merideth - Feminine variant of English unisex Meredith, meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Márkus - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matilda -   English form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Matityahu - Variant form of Hebrew Matitya, meaning "gift of God."
Marjolein - Variant spelling of Dutch Marjolijn, meaning "marjoram."
Maldwyn - Welsh form of Old High German Baldawin, meaning "brave friend."
Mielikki - Finnish name derived from the word mieli which can have many meanings ("desire, feeling, heart, mind, mood, pleasure"), but its central meaning is "mind." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of forests and healing, whose symbol is the unicorn. 
Mateusz - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Marlyn - Contracted form of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Melody - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "melody."
Marla - English pet form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Makayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Mara - Hebrew name meaning "bitter." In the bible, this is the name that Naomi gave herself after the death of her husband and sons.
Monika - English variant spelling of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Mahalath - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machalath, meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Meriwether - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a byname for someone having a sunny disposition, composed of the Middle English elements merry "cheerful, lively" and wether "weather," hence "cheerful weather."
Maka - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
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.
Morgan -  Welsh name, derived from ancient Celtic Morcant, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
Maryanne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anne "favor; grace."
Murdo - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Mladen - Slavic name derived from the word mlad, meaning "young."
Meo - Short form of Italian Bartolomeo, meaning "son of Talmai."
Mies - Dutch pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." Compare with masculine Mies. 
Miyka - Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Minna - Variant spelling of German Mina, meaning "will-helmet."
Miela - Esperanto name meaning "honey-sweet."
Mihrdat - Middle Persian name meaning "given by Mihr."
Maolseachlainn - Irish name composed of the Gaelic word mael "devotee" and the personal name Seachlainn, hence "devotee of Seachlainn."
Mercy - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "forgiveness, mercy."
Macsen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival." 
Midyan - Hebrew name meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.
Marita -  Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Meinard - Variant spelling of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Manyara - African Shona name meaning "you have been humbled."
Marc -   Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maxen - Welsh form of Latin Maxim, meaning "the greatest rival."
Marinus - Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Meghan - Irish form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Mann - German byname meaning "a fierce strong man" or simply "man."
Marley - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Mercedes - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, María de las Mercedes ("Mary of Mercies"), meaning "mercies."
Motke - Pet form of Yiddish Mordche, meaning "devotee of Marduk." 
Mudiwa - African Shona unisex name meaning "beloved."
Mortimer -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muiriartach, meaning "mariner, seaman."
Melvin - English name of uncertain origin, possibly an altered form of Melville, meaning "bad settlement." 
Motel - Pet form of Yiddish Mordche, meaning "devotee of Marduk." 
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Maggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Maribel - Contracted form of Spanish María Isabel, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath."
Malina -   Feminine form of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba." 
Melbourne - English surname transferred to forename use, composed of the Old English elements mylla "mill" and burne "stream," hence "mill stream."
Menhalom - Chamoru name meaning "smart; intelligent."
Maximilien - French form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mingli - Chinese name meaning "bright/clear logic."
Márta - Hungarian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mahmoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mihovil - Croatian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Malene - Danish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Murdie - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Mojisola - African Yoruba name meaning "wake up to wealth."
Momig - Armenian name meaning "little candle."
Moina - Celtic name meaning "gentle, soft."
Melita - Latin form of Greek Melite, meaning "honey."
Maaike - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Matija - Slavic form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Miykal - Hebrew name meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul. 
Milburn - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of a place in Cumbria, composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and burna "stream," hence "mill-stream."
Mihály - Hungarian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Malwine - German form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Mayumi - Japanese name meaning "true bow (archery)."
Mór - Irish and Scottish Gaelic name meaning "great."
Moesen - Welsh form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses, meaning "drawn out."
Melisa - English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Mirče - Slavic name derived from the word mir, meaning "peace." 
Mads - Danish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Momoztli -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning"altar."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matilda, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Mattie.
Maoilios - Scottish Gaelic name meaning "servant of Jesus." 
Midir - Irish name of unknown meaning. In Celtic mythology, this is the name of a lord of the underworld, the husband of Fuamnach.
Misu - Native American Miwok name meaning "rippling brook."
Meraud - Cornish name of uncertain derivation. It could be a Cornish form of French Méraud, meaning "emerald," or it may be a feminine form of Welsh Meredydd, possibly meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mika - Japanese name meaning "beautiful fragrance."
Mack - Originally a short form of surnames, mostly Scottish, beginning with Mac-, meaning "son of," it is now sometimes given as a forename. 
Marmaduke - Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Moise - Middle English form of French Moisé, meaning "drawn out."
Meilin - Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful jade" or 2) "plum jade."
Maurizio - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Magnhildur - Icelandic form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Manolito - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Mohammed - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mickey - Unisex pet form of English Michael and Michaela, both meaning "who is like God?"
Merete - Danish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Malie - Hawaiian name meaning "calm."
Michah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykah, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet.
Meng-ke - Chinese name, possibly meaning "approved eldest son." The Latin form is Mencius.
Micaiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Mason - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from French maçon, meaning "mason, stone-worker."
Moll - Short form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Monroe - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from Irish Munro, meaning "from the mount on the river Roe," in Ireland, where the family came from. 
María - Galician-Portuguese, Italian and Spanish form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Meryl - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Manuela - Feminine form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Marco - Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Malin - Swedish contracted form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Miriam - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
Meshech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Marcellinus - Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Melaena - Latin form of Greek Melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Mabelle - English name derived from the French phrase ma belle, meaning "my beautiful one."
Madge - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Miracle - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Latin miraculum, meaning "marvel, wonder."
Mahinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning "great-Indra."
Monifa -   African Yoruba name meaning "I am lucky."
Miguel - Spanish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
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."
Murron - Scottish form of Irish Gaelic Muireann, meaning "sea-fair."
Moriya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." 
Marie - French form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mi - Japanese name meaning "beauty."
Mårten - Swedish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Melvyn - Variant spelling of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Martis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."
Moira - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
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.
Masud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Metody - Polish form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Milly - Variant spelling of English Millie, meaning "strong worker."
Manni -   Finnish ornamental name, meaning "man."
Melkedoodum - Native American Algonquin name meaning "conceited."
Maximus - Latin name meaning "the greatest."
Miroslava - Feminine form of Czech Miroslav, meaning "peace-glory."
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. 
Mädchen - English name derived from the German word for "girl."
Mirlind - Albanian name meaning "born well."
Momo - Japanese name meaning "peach."
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."
Monta - Feminine form of English Monty, meaning "pointed hill."
Malachai - Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Manon - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mitzi - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Maximilian - Short form of Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival." In use by the English and Germans.
Melchior - Early Christians assigned names to the three Magi ("wise men from the east") who visited the baby Jesus. They are mentioned but not named in the bible; Melchior is one of them. It is composed of the Hebrew elements melech "king" and or "light," hence "king of light." The other two names are Balthasar and Casper.
Maoilmhín - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "gentle chieftain."
Miwa - Japanese name meaning 1) "beauty, harmony," 2) "beauty, ring/wheel," 3) "three, harmony," or 4) "three, ring/wheel."
Mab -   Possibly an Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Mae - Variant spelling of English May, a pet form of Margaret, meaning "pearl," and Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maponos - Celtic myth name of a god of youth and music, meaning "divine son." 
Michal - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miykal, meaning "who is like God." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of king Saul. Compare with masculine Michal.
Maddie - Pet form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Mihailo - Serbian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Marina - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Maiko - Japanese name meaning "dancing child."
Montgomery - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont "hill" and the Germanic personal name Gomeric, hence "hill of Gomeric."
Mesi - Egyptian name meaning "water."
Mashel - Yiddish form of Hebrew Asher, meaning "happy."
Maurentius - Gallo-Roman name meaning "of the Moors."
Melyssa - Modern English variant spelling of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Máirín - Pet form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahaut - Medieval form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
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.
Mordecai - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.
Madhu - Hindi name derived from the name of first month, from Sanskrit madhu, meaning "honey."
Manabu - Japanese name meaning "learn."
Munir - Arabic name meaning "bright, shining."
Melina - Greek name derived from the word méli, meaning "honey."
Melle - Breton form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Marly - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Marz - Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mosi - African Swahili name meaning "first born child."
Marybeth - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Beth "God is my oath." 
Maiteder - Basque form of Darlene, meaning "darling."
Maas - Dutch pet form of Greek Thōmas, meaning "twin."
Malcolm - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mael Coluim, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columb."  
Minsheng - Chinese name meaning "voice of the people."
Mona - Compare with masculine form of Mona. Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muadhnait, meaning "little noble 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.
Millicent - Variant spelling of English Milicent, meaning "strong worker."
Michèle - Feminine form of French Michel, meaning "who is like God?" 
Monday - English name derived from the week day name, composed of the Old English elements mona "moon" and d�g "day," hence "moon day." 
Mudada - Egyptian name meaning "provider."
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.
Martixa - Basque form of Spanish Martina, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Marjana - Slovene form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Montse - Short form of Catalan Montserrat, meaning "jagged mountain."
Mia - Danish and Swedish pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mirele - Yiddish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Márton - Hungarian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mircea - Romanian form of Slavic Mirče, meaning "peace." In use by the Romani.
Mil - Irish legend name (Mil Espane "Mil of Spain") of the father of Éibhear Dunn and Éibhear Finn, who conquered Ireland. Possibly derived from the Latin word miles, meaning "soldier."
Murray - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireach, meaning "sea warrior."
Medad - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meydad, meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.
Mohana - Feminine form of Hindi Mohan, meaning "attractive, bewitching."
Masayoshi - Japanese name meaning "flourishing goodness."
Midge - Variant spelling of English Madge, meaning "pearl."
Meg - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Morgana - Elaborated form of Welsh Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle."
Manfrid - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Mose - Short form of English Moses, meaning "drawn out."
Magnus -   Roman Latin byname meaning "great."
Malvolio - Italian name invented by Shakespeare for a character in his play "Twelfth Night," meaning "ill-will."
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.
Modesta - Feminine form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Milford - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and ford "ford," hence "mill ford."
Morgane - English variant spelling of French Morgaine, probably meaning "sea circle."
Meihui - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wisdom."
Meggie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marielle - Pet form of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Meifeng - Chinese name meaning "beautiful wind."
Maev - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." 
Mgrditch - Armenian name meaning "Baptist."
Martius - Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marjory - Variant spelling of English Marjorie, meaning "pearl."
Madoline - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Madog - Welsh name derived from a diminutive form of the word mad "fortunate, good," hence "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Minerva - Roman name, possibly derived from Latin mens, meaning "intellect." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of wisdom and war. Equated with Greek Athene.
Matthan - Greek form of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.
Madhur - Hindi name meaning "sweet."
Major - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman French personal name Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Martti - Finnish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Madlenka - Pet form of Czech and Slovak Magdaléna, meaning "of Magdala."
Mumé - Egyptian name meaning "fountain."
Mukesh - Hindi myth name of a demonin the form of a boar who was killed by Shiva, meaning "rulerof Muka." 
Minkah - Egyptian name meaning "justice."
Mayson - Variant spelling of English Mason, meaning "stone-worker."
Morris - Medieval English form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Makenna - Variant spelling of English Mckenna, meaning "born of fire."
Mercury - Short form of Roman Mercurius, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercury is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. The first planet of the solar system was named after him. 
Maisie -   Anglicized form of Scottish Mysie, a pet form of Mairead (English Margaret), meaning "pearl."
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.
Maresol - Variant spelling of Spanish Marisol, meaning "rebellious-sun."
Muirín - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Muirgen, meaning "born of the sea."
Madelaine - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
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.
Márcio - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matryoshka - Pet form of Russian Matryona, meaning "lady."
Merten - Low German form of French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Miki - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful chronicle," 2) "beautiful princess," 3) "beautiful tree," or "priceless beauty."
Mergim - Albanian name meaning "foreign; stranger."
Miron - Russian form of Greek Myron, meaning "myrrh."
Melaina - Variant spelling of Greek Melaine, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Mikki - Pet form of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Marya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mckayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Maxentius - Roman name derived from the Latin word maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Micky - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Mireio - French Provençal name, probably derived from the word mirar, meaning "to admire."
Mattia - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Meyer - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Masego - African Tswana name meaning "blessings."
Myrthe - From the Dutch name for the flowering "myrtle."
Milan - Czech name derived from Slavic mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Meka - Hawaiian name meaning "eyes."
Margarites - Greek name derived from the word margaron, meaning "pearl."
Masika - Egyptian name meaning "born during rain."
Móric - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Marianus - Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
Meshulam - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam, meaning "friend." In the bible, this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.
Matouš - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mimoza - Albanian name meaning "mimosa," a tree and plant name. The mimosa is also called the sensitive plant, and sleeping plant. The name derives from the Latin word mimus, meaning "to imitate." It was given this name because of the way it folds its leaves when touched.
Michaël - Dutch form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Manuel - Spanish formof Latin Emmanuel, meaning"God is with us."
Merlinus - Latin form of Welsh Myrddin, meaning "sea fort."
Madeleine - French form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Merikh - Variant spelling of Mirrikh, the Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." 
Marjo - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Melisent - Norman French form of Teutonic Malasintha, meaning "strong worker."
Martie - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mahshid - Persian name meaning "moonlight."
Machlown - Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.
Megan - Pet form of Welsh Mared, meaning "pearl." 
Mícheál - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Malika - Arabic name meaning "queen."
Mohandas - Hindi name meaning "servant of Mohan."
Marietta - Italian diminutive form of Latin Maria, meaning "little rebel."
Masahiro - Japanese name meaning "justice prospers."
Maaria - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Merilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Mandeep - Hindi name meaning "light of the mind."
Msrah - Egyptian name meaning "born sixth."
Marijona - Feminine form of Lithuanian Marijus, meaning "like Marius."
Mahina - Hawaiian name meaning "moon; moonlight."
Murdock - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Muireadhach, meaning "sea warrior."
Marshal - Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
Moss -   English surname transferred to forename use, derived from medieval Jewish Moss (2), meaning "drawn out."
Ming -  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bright, clear" and 2) "engrave."
Meallán - Irish Gaelic name which was probably originally a byname for a short stocky person, composed of the elements meall "knot, lump" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little lump."
Matoskah - Native American Sioux name meaning "white bear."
Mimi - Italian pet form of Latin María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mariangela - Contracted form of Spanish María Ángela, meaning "rebel-angel."
Meira - Feminine form of Hebrew Meir, meaning "giving light."
Marianela - Contracted form of Spanish María Estela, meaning "rebel-star."
Martijn - Dutch form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maurycy - Polish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Massa - Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
Makaio - Hawaiian form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Metushael - Variant spelling of English Methusael, meaning "man of God."
Metushelach - Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach, meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Mahavir - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and vira "hero," hence "great hero."
Maryana - Variant spelling of English Maryanna, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor; grace." 
Mauger - Short form of Norman French Amauger, meaning "work-spear."
Manya - Pet form of Russian Mariya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Max - English short form of both Latin Maximilian "the greatest rival" and Scottish Maxwell "the stream of Mack." 
Mikayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Manny - Pet form of English Immanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Mariah -   English variant spelling of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marjolaine - French spice name meaning "marjoram."
Merry - Originally a form of English Mercy "forgiveness, mercy," today it this name is usually chosen form its association with the word "cheerful" and "jolly." 
Maritza - Pet form of Spanish María, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Munro - Irish surname transferred to forename use, derived from Monadh Roe or Mont Roe, meaning "from the mount on the river Roe." This is the name from which Scottish Monroe was derived.
Miloš - Pet form of Czech Miloslav, meaning "favor glory."
Mandy - Pet form of English Amanda, meaning "lovable."
Moreen -   Anglicized pet form of Irish Gaelic M�r, meaning "great." 
Mohamed - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mansoor - Variant spelling of Arabic Mansur, meaning "victorious."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Marieke - Pet form of Dutch Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Megumi - Japanese name meaning "blessing."
Makeda - Variant spelling of English Makkedah, meaning "place of shepherds." 
Michijo - Pet form of Esperanto Michaelo, meaning "who is like God?"
Morrigan - Variant spelling of Irish Mórríghan, meaning "great queen."
Mirza - Persian name meaning "prince."
Mariska - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marlene - German form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Manus - Irish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning"great."
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."
Moses - Anglicized form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses, meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Matwau - Native American Algonquin name meaning "enemy."
Mazin - Arabic name meaning "rain clouds."
Morwenna - Cornish and Welsh name, derived from the Welsh word morwyn, meaning "maiden."
Michelangela - Feminine form of Italian Michelangelo, meaning "who is like God?" and "angel, messenger."
Mariko - Japanese name meaning "true village child."
Myles - Variant spelling of English Miles, meaning "son of Mile."
Madisyn - Feminine variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Marisela - Elaborated form of English Maris, meaning "of the sea."
Miina - Short form of Finnish Vilhelmiina, meaning "will-helmet."
Montana - English name derived from the state name, meaning "mountainous."
Missy - Pet form of English Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Maryann - Variant spelling of English Maryanne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "favor/grace."
Maylea - Hawaiian name meaning "wildflower."
Muhsin - Arabic name meaning "beneficent."
Meryem - Turkish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mamoru - Japanese name meaning "protector."
Mieke - Dutch pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magda -   Short form of various Germanic forms of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Meshek - Hebrew name meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Mitya - Pet form of Russian Dmitri, meaning "loves the earth."
Marmar - Armenian name meaning "marble."
Mohinder - Variant spelling of Hindi Mahendra, meaning "great-Indra."
Miguela - Feminine form of Spanish Miguel, meaning "who is like God?"
Malcom - Variant spelling of English Malcolm, meaning "devotee ofSt. Columba."  
Motya - Pet form of Russian Matvey, meaning "gift of God." 
Miomir - Serbian name meaning "scent."
Megane - French form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Murali - Hindi myth name attributed to Krishna, meaning "flute."
Meri - Finnish name meaning "the sea."
Melinda - Modern English compound name composed of Mel- (from Melissa ("sweet") or Melanie "black, dark") and Linda "serpent," hence "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
Mirjami - Finnish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Myfanwy - Welsh name composed of the elements my "my" and banw "woman," hence "my woman."
Media - Modern variant spelling of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Marcellus - Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mya - English variant spelling of Danish/Swedish Mia, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," or Greek Maia, meaning "mother."
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. 
Malati - Hindi name meaning "jasmine."
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.  
Maurine - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matsimela - Egyptian name meaning "root."
Mitch - Short form of English Mitchell, meaning "who is like God?"
Martina - Feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Muiríol - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright." 
Makatza - Basque name meaning "untamed; wild."
Margo - English variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Mabella - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Maret - Estonian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Michiel - Dutch form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Marge - Short form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Milun - French form of Latin Milon, meaning "little soldier." 
Maodhóg - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Maedóc, "my dear Áedh."
Maipe - Chamoru name meaning "fiery; hot."
Mariamna - Russian form of Aramaic Mariamne (Hebrew Miryam), meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marcellino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marilene - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Máximo - Spanish form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Mehmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Matunaaga - Native American Algonquin name meaning "fights."
Misi - Pet form of Hungarian Mihály, meaning "who is like God?"
Marlee - Variant spelling of English Marlie, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Merfyn - Old Welsh name composed of the elements mer "marrow" and myn "eminent," hence "marrow-eminent."
Muirgen - Irish Gaelic name meaning "born of the sea." In mythology, this is the name of a maiden who was changed into a salmon.
Mukul - Hindi name meaning "blossom, bud."
Mahali - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.
Mervyn - Anglicized form of Welsh Merfyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Milo - Latin name derived from the word miles, meaning "soldier."
Marianne - French form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Mahendra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit word maha "great" and the name of the god Indra, hence "great-Indra."
Moe - Japanese name meaning "budding."
Muirgheas - Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and geas "taboo," hence "sea-taboo."
Munira - Feminine form of Arabic Munir, meaning "bright, shining."
Milla - English short form of Roman Latin Camilla, possibly meaning "attendant (for a temple)."
Mervin - Variant spelling of English Mervyn, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Mukhwana - Egyptian name meaning "twin."
Micah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Miia - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malvina - This name was invented by the Scottish poet James Macpherson, based on the Gaelic term mala mhin, meaning "smooth-brow." 
Mihangel - Welsh form of Italian Michelangelo, a compound name meaning both "who is like God?" and "angel, messenger." 
Marzia - Italian form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Megedagik - Native American Algonquin name meaning "kills many."
Martialis - A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."
Mustafa - Arabic name meaning "the chosen one."
Martta - Finnish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
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.
Marcin - Polish form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
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."
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Mila - Pet form of Slavic names containing the element mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Marilynn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Minoru - Japanese name meaning "truth."
Mensah - Egyptian name meaning "born third."
Makedon - A contracted form of Greek Makednos, meaning "the high/tall one."
Michaelo - Esperanto form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Marzena - Polish name meaning "dreamed one." 
Mahfuz - Arabic name meaning "protected, safeguarded."
Mithra - Avestan myth name of the son of Ahura Mazda, derived from the proto-Indo-Iranian word *mitra, meaning "contract, covenant, oath, promise, treaty," from the root mi- "to bind," all of which seems to indicate the basic meaning "alliance; contract; a means of binding."
Mahmood - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Marlie - Pet form of English Marleen, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Magdalina - Russian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Morvarid - Persian form of Latin Margarita (English Margaret), meaning "pearl."
Monty - Pet form of English Montague "pointed mountain," and more rarely Montgomery "hill of Gomeric." 
Merton - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "lake settlement."
Manolita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Malinda - Variant spelling of English Melinda, meaning either "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent."
Maurus - Latin byname meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Morta - Lithuanian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Muirgheal - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and geal "bright," hence "sea-bright."
Mitrofan - Russian form of Greek Metrophanes, meaning "mother-appearing," probably in the sense "resembles the mother."
Moray - Scottish form of English Murray, meaning "sea warrior."
Maudie - Pet form of English Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mave - Variant spelling of Irish Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Muireann - Irish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and fionn "blessed, fair, white," hence "sea-fair." In mythology, this is the name of the mother of Fionn mac Cumhail.
Marte - Scandinavian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Martyna - Feminine form of Polish Martyn, meaning "of/like Mars."
Monique - French form of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Midha - Feminine form of Arabic Midhat, meaning "eulogy, praise."
Meurig - Variant spelling of Welsh Meuric, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Malvolia - Feminine form of Italian Malvolio, meaning "ill-will."
Makena - African Kikuyu name meaning "happy one."
Mnatsagan - Armenian name meaning "permanent; eternal."
Mahoyu - Chamoru name meaning "strong; tough."
Mort - Short form of English Morton "settlement on the moor," and Mortimer "dead sea."
Mardig - Armenian name meaning "warrior."
Muicheachtach - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and ceartach "ruler, skilled," hence "skilled seaman." 
Meili - Old Norse name of a brother of Thor. Meaning unknown.
Matjaž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Margot - Pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Morcant - Old Celtic name, probably composed of the elements mor "sea" and cant "circle," hence "sea circle."
Morna - Anglicized form of Irish and Scottish Gaelic Muirne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Maurene - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mallaidh - Irish Gaelic form of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mário - Portuguese form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Mayme - Variant spelling of English Mamie, a pet form of both Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Margaret "pearl." 
Minty - Pet form of English Minta, meaning "mint." 
Meskhenet - Egyptian name meaning "destiny."
Mansur - Arabic name meaning "victorious."
March - Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Minthe - Greek name meaning "mint." In mythology, this is the name of a water nymph who was turned into a mint plant.
Merab - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merav, meaning "increase, multiplication." In the bible, this is the name of the eldest daughter of King Saul. 
Mujahid - Arabic name meaning "struggler."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Melba - From the surname of a 19th century singer who took the name from the city of her birth, Melbourne, Australia, meaning "mill stream."
Makar - Short form of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Mette - Low German form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mordred - Old English Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table who was the illegitimate son and traitor of King Arthur, possibly meaning "sea counsel." He was brother (or half-brother) to Agravain, Gaheris, Gareth, and Gawain, and noted for having crowned himselfand married Guinevere while Arthur was waging war on Emperor Lucius of Rome. Hewas killed by Arthur at the Battle of Camlann. 
Muata - Native American Miwok name meaning "yellow jackets inside a nest."
Mechthild - Teutonic form of Gothic Mahthildis, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Montague - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of the Old French elements mont "hill, mountain" and aigu "pointed," hence "pointed mountain."
Minori - Japanese unisex name meaning "truth."
Mareike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madhavi - Feminine form of Hindi Madhav, meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Merletta - Feminine pet form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Makram - Arabic name meaning "generous."
Mavis - English bird name, meaning "song thrush."
Marguerita - Spanish form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Mirja - Finnish form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mukhtar - Arabic name meaning "chosen."
Mónica - Spanish form of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Misti - Variant spelling of English Misty, meaning "dim, cloudy, vague." 
Marceau - French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mingxia - Chinese name meaning "bright heroine.
Marsha - English variant spelling of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
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." 
Melany - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark."
Miw-sher - Egyptian name meaning "kitten."
Melicent - Variant spelling of English Millicent, meaning "strong worker."
Madeline - Variant spelling of French Madeleine, meaning "of Magdala."
Michaya - Variant spelling of English Micaiah, meaning "who is like God?" 
Marcius - A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Minttu - Finnish name meaning "mint."
Mendia - Basque name meaning "mountain."
Meuric - Welsh form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Melite - From the Greek name for the country of Malta, from the Greek word meli, meaning "honey."
Marje - Variant spelling of English Marge, meaning "pearl."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Migisi - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "eagle."
Mikele - Feminine form of Basque Mikel, meaning "who is like God?"
Moema - Native American Tupi name meaning "sweet."
Manu - Persian name meaning "man," as in homo sapiens. In mythology, this is the name of the progenitor of the human race. 
Marcy - English pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Malia - Hawaiian form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Madu - Egyptian name meaning "of the people."
Mkhai - Egyptian name meaning "fight."
Mellony - Variant spelling of English Melanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Meinwen - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "slender and fair."
Matvei - Variant spelling of Russian Matvey, 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.
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Moyses - Greek form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Mauricius - Extended form of Latin Maurus, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Margie - Pet form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Mehmet - Variant spelling of Turkish Mehmed, meaning "praiseworthy."
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."
Marjorie - Variant spelling of English Margery, meaning "pearl."
Mignon - English name derived from the French word mignon, meaning "charming, delicate, pretty." 
Matěj - Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mile - Middle English name of uncertain origin, but commonly associated with Latin Milo, meaning "soldier." 
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon goddess, meaning "moon."
Marcel - French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mildred - Modern spelling of Middle English Mildredd, meaning "gentle strength."
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.
Mathghamhain - Irish Gaelic byname meaning "bear calf."
Momchil - Bulgarian name derived from the word momche, meaning "boy, youth."
Mansi - Native American Hopi name meaning "plucked flower."
Mariya - Russian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Muhammad - Arabic name of a prophet who founded the Islamic religion, derived from the word hamid "praise," hence "praiseworthy."
Menashsheh - Hebrew name meaning "causing to forget" or "one who forgets." In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the eldest son of Joseph.
Mesech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Meshek, meaning "to draw." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Japheth.
Masashi - Japanese name meaning "elegant, splendid."
Margrét - Icelandic form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Masuyo - Japanese name meaning "benefit the world."
Maciej - Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God." 
Miranda - English Shakespearean name, derived from Latin mirandus, meaning"worthy of admiration." 
Merodach - Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), meaning "thy rebellion." In biblical times, this was the name of 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. Mordechai is a related name.
Marquite - French name meaning "awning, canopy."
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. 
Moriarty - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh "descendant of Muircheartach," hence "skilled seaman."
Minos - Greek name possibly derived from an ancient Cretan word for a "king." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Crete, son of Zeus and Europa.
Margit - Hungarian and Scandinavian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marcelyn - English variant spelling of French Marceline, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mahomet - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Masha - Pet form of Russian Marya, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Muminah - Egyptian name meaning "pious."
Michaela - Feminine form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Margarita - Latin form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Medakse - Armenian name meaning "silky."
Myranda - Variant spelling of English Miranda, meaning "worthy of admiration." 
Morgen - Variant spelling of English Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle." 
Moriah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowriyah, meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
Mihaita - Pet form of Romanian Mihai, meaning "who is like God?"
Marthe - French and German form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mizquixaual - Nahuatl name meaning "Mesquite face paint."
Maritta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maral - Armenian name meaning "deer."
Mélissa - French form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap."
Milton - English surname transferred to forename use, form the name of various places, most of which were derived from the Old English word mylentun, meaning "mill settlement."
Masichuvio - Native American Hopi name meaning "gray deer."
Masood - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Methodios - Greek name derived from methodos, meaning "method."
Miu - Egyptian name meaning "gentleness."
Mahmud - Ancient form of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Michelina - Pet form of Italian Michela, meaning "who is like God?"
Morag -  Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board." Compare with strictly feminine Morag.
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. 
Michayla - Variant spelling of English Michaela, meaning "who is like God?"
Maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "my dear Áedh."
Miyuki - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful fortune/happiness," 2) "beautiful snow," or 3) "deep snow."
Mendiete - Basque name meaning "virgin."
Merrion - Variant spelling of Welsh Meirion, meaning "like Marius."
Minu - Variant spelling of Persian Minoo, meaning "heaven, paradise."
Milena - Variant spelling of Czech Milana, a short form of Slavic names containing the element mil, meaning "favor, grace." 
Menetnashté - Egyptian name meaning "power."
Mochni - Native American Hopi name meaning "talking bird."
Michela - Feminine form of Italian Michele, meaning "who is like God?"
Meghann - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Mayte - Variant spelling of Spanish Maite, meaning "rebellious-harvester."
Maryanna - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Anna "favor; grace."
Marvin - Variant spelling of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Merlín - Spanish form of Latin Merlinus, meaning "sea fort."
Marisa -   Modern elaborated form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maximiano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximian, meaning "the greatest."
Makani - Hawaiian name meaning "wind."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Marek - Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mirembe - African Luganda name meaning "peace."
Mace - English name which may mean either "mace (the spice)" or "mace (the weapon)."
Medusa - Latin form of Greek Medousa, meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Mat - Variant spelling of English Matt, meaning "gift of God."
Matthias - Anglicized form of Greek Maththias, meaning "gift of God." In the bible, this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Minta - English form of Latin Mintha, meaning "mint." 
Malik - Arabic name meaning "king." 
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Manfred - Old German name composed of the elements magin "strength" and fred/frid "peace," hence "strong peace."
Miska - Pet form of Hungarian Mihály, meaning "who is like God?"
Marian - Medieval variant spelling of French Marion, meaning "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marian.
Mykolas - Lithuanian form of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Margaid - Manx form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Miyaoaxochitl -  Nahuatl name meaning "maize tassel flower."
Methodius - Latin form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Masoud - Arabic name meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Martinus - Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."
Meadhbh - Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Medb, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Margrit - Swiss form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Méabh - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Meadhbh, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Menelaus - Latin form of Greek Menelaos, meaning "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
Mairsile - Feminine form of Irish Gaelic Marcas, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." 
Marjaana - Finnish form of Greek Mariam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mektild - Scandinavian form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maugier - Variant form of Norman French Mauger, meaning "work-spear."
Mukarramma - Egyptian name meaning "revered."
Maynerd - Variant spelling of English Maynard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Mayra - Elaborated form of English May, a pet form of English Margaret "pearl" and Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maskini - Egyptian name meaning "poor."
Mariella - Italian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mckenna - Irish and Scottish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cionaodha, meaning "son of Cionaodh," hence "born of fire."
Mórríghan - Irish myth name of a goddess of death and war, derived from Mhór Rioghain, meaning "great queen."
Mina -   Chamoru name meaning "mine."
Mare -   Latin name meaning "sea."
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.
Mhotep - Egyptian name meaning "peace."
Modesty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, from Middle French modestie, from Latin modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Melchor - Spanish form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Mowriyah - Hebrew name meaning "chosen by God." In the bible, this is the name of the mountain where Abraham prepared to sacrifice Isaac to God.
Milk-qart - Phoenician name, composed of the elements melk "king" and qart "city," hence "king of the city." In mythology, this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre. Some believe Milk-qart began as a sea god.
Mikelis - Latvian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Meave - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating." 
Mbizi - Egyptian name meaning "water."
Milagros - Spanish name derived from a title of the Virgin Mary, Nuestra Senora de los Milagros ("Our Lady of Miracles"), meaning "miracles."
Masaki - Japanese name meaning "flourishing tree."
Modestus - Roman name derived from Latin modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Macawi - Native American Sioux name meaning "generous."
Mihijo - Pet form of Esperanto Mihhaelo, meaning "who is like God?"
Moyna - English variant spelling of Celtic Moina, meaning "gentle, soft."
Missie - Variant spelling of English Missy, meaning "honey-sap."
Mael-maedóc - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
Muriel - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireall, meaning "sea-bright."
Mukki - Native American Algonquin name meaning "child."
Maritxu - Basque form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mahpee - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Miryam - Hebrew name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a woman of Judah, and the sister of Aaron and Moses.
Mundoo - Native American Algonquinname for the "Great Spirit," but it was applied to "the devil" by the first Christianmissionaries.
Megaira - Greek name meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Miro - Short form of Slavic names beginning with Mir-, meaning "peace."
Marjatta - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margarethe - Danish and Norwegian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Moki - Native American Hopi name meaning "deer."
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. 
Machteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle."
Moyra - Variant spelling of English Moira, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Miliani - Hawaiian name meaning "gentle caress."
Mainio - Finnish name meaning "excellent."
Methusael - Anglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael, meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Matxalen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Manjola - Albanian form of English Magnolia, meaning "magnolia tree."
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.
Marilyn - Modern English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Lyn "lake," hence "rebel-lake."
Mostyn - Welsh name derived from the name of a place in Clwyd on the Dee estuary, composed of the Old English elements mos "moss" and tun "enclosure, settlement," hence "moss settlement."
Mnemosyne - Latin form of Greek Mnêmosynê, meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of the personification of memory, a Titaness and daughter of Gaia and Uranus. 
Moshe - Hebrew name meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Meghranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet ashoney."
Marijan - Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
Miren - Basque form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Magaskawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "graceful."
Mckenzie - Variant spelling of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Manindra - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit element man "mind" and the name of the god Indra, hence "mind of Indra."
Mikoláš - Czech form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Misha - Pet form of Russian Mikhail, meaning "who is like God?"
Merryn - Cornish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." Given in dedication of the Christian saint Marina.
Mikio - Japanese name meaning "tree trunk man."
Mehmed - Turkish form of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Madonna - English name derived from a Latin title of the Virgin Mary, meaning "my lady."
Manolete - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Manolo - Pet form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us." 
Milisent - English variant spelling of Norman French Melisent, meaning "strong worker."
Máté - Short form of Hungarian Mátyás, meaning "gift of God."
Mauri - Finnish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Machlon - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machlown, meaning "sick." 
Marinella - Italian pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea." 
Mátyás - Hungarian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mano - Hawaiian name meaning "passionate lover; shark."
Meinrad - German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and rad "counsel," hence "strong counsel."
Mawrth - Welsh form of Roman Mars, meaning "of the sea."
Murdag - Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Makelina - Hawaiian form of Latin Magdalena, meaning "of Magdala."
Maialen - Basque form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Márcia - Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maricruz - Contracted form of Spanish María Cruz, meaning "rebel-cross."
Manel - Catalan form of Spanish Manuel, meaning "God is with us."
Margherita - Italian form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Meixiang - Chinese name meaning "plum fragrance."
Miroslav - Czech form of Polish Mirosław, meaning "peace-glory." 
Metin - Turkish name meaning "strong."
Mercher - Welsh form of Roman Mercury, a name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy."
Magdalena - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala." In use by the Germans, Scandinavians and Spanish.
Maurice - Contracted form of Roman Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Introduced to Britain by the Normans. Infrequently used by the French and English.
Mike - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
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.
Márk - Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mohan - Hindi name meaning "attractive, bewitching."
Marguerite - French form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Maja - Scandinavian and Slavic form of Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
Moswen - Egyptian name meaning "white."
Maynard - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from the Norman personal name Mainard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Mehmud - Variant spelling of Arabic Mahmud, meaning "praiseworthy."
Maredudd - Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Michi - Japanese unisex name meaning "pathway."
Manjula - Hindi name meaning "melodious, pleasing."
Mariele - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Melpomenê - Greek name meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Marja - Dutch and Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mazatl - Nahuatl name meaning "deer."
Marcellette - Pet form of French Marcelle, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Macaria - Feminine form of Spanish Macario, meaning "blessed."
Maighread - Scottish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
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.
Marjan -  Dutch form of Latin Marianna, meaning "like Marius."
Médée - French form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Monimos - Greek form of Arabic Munim, meaning "to be pleasing," or "favorable one."
Mainfred - Norman French form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Marcella -   Feminine form of Italian Marcello, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Magali - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Myf - Short form of Welsh Myfanwy, meaning "my woman."
Mered - Hebrew name meaning "rebellion." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ezra.
Matania - Variant spelling of English Mattaniah, meaning "gift of God." 
Madalyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Modest - Russian form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Masami - Japanese name meaning "elegant beauty."
Mungo - Old Scottish pet name derived from Brythonic my-nghu, meaning "dear one." It was recorded in Latin in the 6th century as carissimus amicus, meaning "dearest friend." 
Martyn - Polish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maytal - Variant spelling of Hebrew Meital, meaning "dew drops."
Manisha - Hindi name meaning "wisdom." In mythology, this is the name of a goddess of the mind.
Mnason - Greek name, possibly meaning "remembering." In the bible, this is the name of a Christian from Cyprus whom Paul stayed with in Jerusalem.
Martita - Spanish pet form of Italian/Spanish Marta, meaning "lady, mistress."
Marjukka - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Matthijs - Dutch form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Medb - Old Irish Gaelic name, meaning "intoxicating." In mythology, this is the name of a warrior queen of Connacht, the wife of Ailill.
Marcell - Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Milana - Feminine form of Czech Milan, a short form of Slavic names containing the element mil, meaning "favor, grace." Compare with Milada. This name was adopted by the Italians in the early 1900s, and eventually came to be used as a contracted form of María Elena.
Mikula - Czech form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Maitena - Variant form of Basque Maiteder, meaning "darling." 
Melqart - Persian form of Phoenician Milk-Qart, meaning "king of the city." In mythology, this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre. Some believe Melqart began as a sea god.
Martino - Italian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mengyao - Chinese name meaning "may the child be as good and wise as Mencius (Meng-Ke) and Yao."
Màiri - Scottish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Margarida - Galician-Portuguese form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Maybelline - Pet form of English Mabel, meaning "lovable."
Monserrat - Variant spelling of Catalan Montserrat, meaning "jagged mountain."
Matxin - Basque form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Manfredus - Latin form of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Myron - Greek name adopted by early English Christians because of its association with the gift of myrrh given to Jesus by the Magi, derived from the Greek word myron, meaning "myrrh."
Meera - Hindi name meaning "prosperous."
Muirne - Old Gaelic name meaning "beloved."
Myriam - Variant spelling of English Miriam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Machalath - Hebrew name meaning "stringed instrument." In the bible, this is the name of a daughter of Ishmael.
Marijana - Feminine form of Croatian/Slovene Marijan, meaning "like Marius."
Marijse - Dutch form of Latin Marise, meaning "of the sea."
Mallt - Welsh form of German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Maija - Finnish form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mouna - Arabic name derived from the word maniya, meaning "to desire."
Marilou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Mitsuko - Japanese name meaning "light child" or "shining child."
Mikaela - Feminine form of Swedish Mikael, meaning "who is like God?"
Meletê - Greek name meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Mercurius - Roman name related to the word merx from which we get the words "mercantile," "merchandise," "mercenary," and even "mercy." In mythology, Mercurius is a messenger god associated with Greek Hermês. Originally, though, he was a god of tradesmen and thieves. 
Milada - Pet form of Czech names containing the Slavic element mil, meaning "favor, grace." Compare with Milana. 
Momoe - Japanese name meaning "hundred blessings."
Malger - Short form of German Amalger, meaning "work-spear." 
Maarika - Pet form of Finnish Maaria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Marcelon - Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
Mirari - Basque name meaning "miracle."
Melva - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Melusine - German legend name of a fresh-water spirit believed to reside in sacred springs and rivers, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog." Melusine is depicted as being like a fish or serpent from the waist down. 
Mykhailo - Ukrainian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Maud -   English form of French Maude, meaning "mighty in battle."
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Morten - Danish and Norwegian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Modesto - Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mattan - Hebrew name meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
Miloslav - Czech form of Polish Miłosław, meaning "favor glory."
Meta - Short form of German Margarete, meaning "pearl."
Midori - Japanese name meaning "green, verdant."
Mecho - Bulgarian pet name meaning "teddy bear."
Marsaili - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meaghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meghan, meaning "pearl."
Mirabelle - French form of Latin Mirabella, meaning "wonderful."
Mateus - Portuguese form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Matvey - Russian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Maximiliano - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximilianus, meaning "the greatest rival."
Matt - Short form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God."
Melania - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Meino - Short form of German names beginning with Mein-, meaning "might, strength."
Mahats - Basque name meaning "grape."
Migina - Native American Omaha name meaning "returning moon."
Mekhag - Armenian name meaning "clove."
Maksymilian - Polish form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mo - Pet form of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." Compare with masculine Mo.
Marketta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Melveen - Feminine form of English Melvin, meaning "bad settlement." 
Martinho - Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mehrdad - A derivative of Middle Persian Mihrdat, meaning "given by Mihr."
Myra - English name invented by the 17th century poet Fulke Greville, which may have been based on the Greek word myrrha, "myrrh," a fragrant, bitter sap derived from the Commiphora tree and used in healing salves, perfumes and incenses. In ancient times, myrrh was worth more than its weight in gold, priced at 5 times that of frankincense, and it was one of the gifts of the Magi to the baby Jesus.
Màrtainn - Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Maxwell - Scottish surname transferred to forename use, derived from the place name Maxwell, meaning "the stream of Mack." 
Makkapitew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has large teeth."
Moirrey - Manx form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Marjut - Finnish pet form of Dutch/Finnish Marja, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Mut - Egyptian name meaning "mother."
Margareeta - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Manlio - Italian form of Roman Latin Manlius, meaning "morning."
Munroe - Variant spelling of Irish Munro, meaning "from the mount on the river Roe." 
Margaréta - Hungarian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marlena - Contracted form of Latin Maria Magdalena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Makkedah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Maqqedah, meaning "place of shepherds." In the bible, this is the name of a place in Judah, near Beth Horon, mentioned in Joshua 15:41.  
Malgier - Norman French form of German Malger, meaning "work-spear."
Mykhaylo - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Mirthe - Variant spelling of Dutch Myrthe, meaning "myrtle."
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Mould - Variant spelling of Middle English Mauld, meaning "mighty in battle."
Milicent - Variant spelling of English Milisent, meaning "strong worker."
Masanori - Japanese name meaning "model of justice."
Meriel - Variant spelling of English Muriel, meaning "sea-bright."
Mikko - Finnish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mirjam - Dutch and German form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Melusina - Variant spelling of German Melusine, meaning either "wonder" or "sea-fog."
Maarten - Dutch form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Melika - Hawaiian form of Greek Melissa, meaning "honey-sap." 
Melchiorre - Italian form of biblical Melchior, meaning "king of light."
Marzio - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marijus - Lithuanian form of Roman Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Mattin - Basque form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Matevž - Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Mohammad - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Mordikai - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."
Mathieu - French form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Maksym - Polish form of Greek Maksimos, meaning "the greatest."
Marija - Croatian form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
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." 
Michelle - Feminine form of French Michel, meaning "who is like God?"
Moab - Anglicized form of Hebrew Mowab, meaning "water," i.e. "seed," hence "of his father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.
Madalena - Portuguese form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Marva - Feminine form of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Mysie - Pet form of Scottish Mairead, meaning "pearl."
Meti - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Merikano -  Probably a Romani form of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Maryam - Arabic form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mathilda -   Latin form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Myrddin - Welsh legend name of the magician who guided the destiny of King Arthur, derived from Celtic Mori-dunum, meaning "sea fort." Mori-dunum was a place in Wales later called Carmarthen. Because of its close resemblance to the French word merde, meaning "excrement," the name was changed from Myrddin to Merlin. 
Maeveen - Pet form of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Magnhild - Norwegian form of Old Norse Magnhildr, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mahtab - Persian name meaning "like moonlight."
Marisol - Spanish compound name composed of María "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Sol "sun," hence "rebellious-sun."
Mathias - Variant spelling of English Matthias, meaning "gift of God."
Methuwshael - Hebrew name meaning "man of God." In the bible, this is the name of a descendant of Cain.
Metit - Egyptian name meaning "righteous."
Mogens - Danish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
Maite - Basque name meaning "lovable."
Methuwshelach - Hebrew name meaning "man of the dart." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years. 
Mamie - Pet form of English Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion," and Margaret "pearl." 
Martí - Catalan form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
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.
Mahthildis - Gothic name composed of the Germanic elements mahta "might, strength" and hildis "battle," hence "mighty in battle."
Mechtilde - Variant spelling of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Mártuska - Pet form of Hungarian Márta, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Muircheartach - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and ceardach "skilled," hence "skilled seaman."
Mikkel - Scandinavian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Muna - Aramaic name meaning "counted, numbered." 
Monna - Variant spelling of English Mona, meaning "little noble one" or "advise, counsel." 
Morency - Germanic form of Gallo-Roman Maurentius, meaning "of the Moors."
Misae - Native American Osage name meaning "white sun."
Mosegi - Egyptian name meaning "tailor."
Malachi - Anglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy, meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
Massimo - Italian form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Merari - Anglicized form of Hebrew Merariy, meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Maddox - English surname transferred to forename use, from the Welsh personal name Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Maninder - Variant form of Hindi Manindra, meaning "mind of Indra."
Merianus - Variant form of Roman Latin Merinus, meaning "of the sea." This is the legendary name of a king of the Britons who was preceded by Clotenus.
Martine - French feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Mauricio - Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Mihkel - Estonian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mariusz - Polish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Michelangelo - Italian compound name composed of Michele "who is like God?" and Angelo "angel, messenger." 
Masayuki - Japanese name meaning "correct happiness."
Margaux - Variant spelling of French Margot, meaning "pearl."
Marianna - Russian form of Latin Mariana, meaning "like Marius."
Mariana - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Meike - German pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Manough - Armenian name meaning "infant."
Montserrat - Catalan name derived from the name of a mountain near Barcelona, derived from Latin mons serratus, meaning "jagged mountain."
My - Swedish pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "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.
Maleah - English variant spelling of Hawaiian Malia, a form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Macario -  Italian, Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Modestine - Feminine form of French Modeste, meaning "moderate, sober."
Mokosh - Slavic name derived from the word mok, meaning "wet." In mythology, this is the name of an earth goddess known as Moist Mother Earth. She is connected with shearing and weaving, and she spins the web of life and death.
Morpheus - Greek name derived from the word morphe, meaning "form, shape." In mythology, this is the name of a god of dreams.
Magalie - Possibly a pet form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Marin - French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Madalina - Romanian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Minninnewah - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "whirlwind."
Molly - Pet form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mandip - Variant spelling of Hindi Mandeep, meaning "light of the mind."
Melantha -  English name thought to probably be an elaborated form of the Greek word anthos, meaning "flower." 
Maartje - Feminine form of Dutch Maarten, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marku - Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mariano - Italian form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Marika - Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Miruna - Romanian name, derived from the Slavic element mir, meaning "peace."
Matthildur - Icelandic form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "mighty in battle." Compare with masculine Matty.
Millie - Pet form of English Milicent, meaning "strong worker."
Malen - Basque form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
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."
Mali - Thai flower name meaning "jasmine." 
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.
Monat - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muadhnait, meaning "little noble one."
Manjusha - Hindi name meaning "jewel box."
Marajha - Esperanto name meaning "made of the sea."
Maso - Short form of Italian Tommaso, meaning "twin."
Mildreth - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Mildryth, meaning "gentle strength."
Moriko - Japanese name meaning "forest child."
Mdjai - Egyptian name meaning "soldier."
Madyson - Feminine form of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Matrona - Latin name meaning "lady." Originally it meant "married, respectable, noble woman." 
Makala - Hawaiian name meaning "myrtle."
Menes - Egyptian name referring to a pharaoh of the First dynasty, of unknown meaning. His other name Hor-Aka translates to "Horus of the Reeds."
Mkhitar - Armenian name meaning "comforter."
Madhukar - Hindi name meaning "bee."
Marna - Swedish form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Maree - English variant spelling of French Marie, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maren - Danish form of Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Marit - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Mirjeta - Albanian name composed of the elements mire "good," and jete "life," hence "good life."
Mykola - Ukrainian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Meonothai - Hebrew name meaning "habitations of Jehovah" or "my habitations." In the bible, this is the name of the father of Ophrah.
Macedon - Latin form of Greek Makedon, meaning "the high/tall one." In mythology, this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.
Morven - English name derived from the Scottish place name Morvern, from Gaelic Mhorbhairne, meaning "the big gap."
Madde - Variant spelling of Low German Maud, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mirinda - Esperanto name derived from Latin mirandus, meaning"worthy of admiration." 
Mikolaj - Polish form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Mirek - Pet form of Czech Miroslav, meaning "peace-glory."
Miloslava - Feminine form of Czech Miloslav, meaning "favor glory."
Mihammad - Variant form of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Murdanie - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Marquise - Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
Mitxoleta - Basque flower name meaning "poppy."
Montmorency - English surname transferred to forename use, originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont "hill" and Germanic Morency, hence "hill of Morency."
Morley - English surname transferred to forename use, from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mor "marsh, moor," and leah "meadow, pasture," hence "marsh meadow."
Maddalena - Italian form of Latin Madelina, meaning "of Magdala."
Melek - Turkish name meaning "angel." 
Mirko - Pet form of Croatian Emerik, meaning "work-power."
Mildryth - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements milde "gentle" and þryð "strength," hence "gentle strength."
Maneesh - Variant spelling of Hindi Manish, meaning "god of the mind."
Mélanie - French form of Latin Melaena, meaning "black, dark." 
Mauro - Italian form of Latin Mauricius, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Micaela - Portuguese form of Italian Michela, meaning "who is like God?"
Madailéin - Irish form of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Menashe - Variant spelling 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.
Marcelina -   Feminine form of Polish Marceli, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Meirit - Variant form of Hebrew Meiri, meaning "giving light." 
Mikil - Hawaiian name meaning "nimble; quick."
Misaki - Japanese name meaning "beauty bloom."
Morrissey - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muirgheasa "descendant of Muirgheas," hence "sea-taboo." 
Mahon - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mathúin, meaning "bear calf."
Modron - Welsh Arthurian legend name of the daughter of Avallach, mother of Mabon, and probably the prototype of Morgan le Fay, meaning "divine mother."
Makawee - Native American Sioux name meaning "mothering."
Miraj - Arabic name meaning "place of ascent."
Madlyn - Contracted form of English Madelyn, meaning "of Magdala."
Mahnaz - Persian name meaning "glory of the moon."
Micha - Variant spelling of English Michah, meaning "who is like God?"
Miho - Japanese name meaning 1) "beautiful guarantee" or "beautiful sail." Compare with masculine Miho. 
Munga - Older form of Scottish Mungo, possibly meaning "dearest friend."
Myrine - Variant spelling of Greek Myrina, possibly meaning "swiftly bounding."
Marty - Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Murdann - Feminine form of Scottish Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
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.
Mireille - Pet form of French Provençal Mireio, meaning "to admire."
Moana - Hawaiian unisex name meaning "wide expanse of water."
Melville - Scottish surname of Norman French origin, transferred to English forename use, from the name of various places in Normandy called Malleville, meaning "bad settlement."
Molimo - Native American Miwok name meaning "bear walking into shade."
Mats - Norwegian and Swedish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Murphy - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Murchadha "descendant of Murchadh," hence "sea-warrior."
Mahir - Hebrew name meaning "expert, skilled" or "speedy."
Mózes - Hungarian form of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out."
Menuha - Variant spelling of Hebrew Menucha, meaning "tranquility."
Macaire - French form of Latin Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Mneme - Latin form of Greek Mnêmê, meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses.
Moke - Hawaiian form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Mordekay - Hebrew name of Persian origin, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man." In the bible, this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.
Madelina - Latin form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mchumba - African Swahili name meaning "sweetheart."
Minh - Vietnamese name meaning "intelligent."
Madoc - Variant spelling of Welsh Madog, meaning "little fortunate one" or "little good one."
Matviyko - Ukrainian form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Myrna - Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muirne, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mavourneen - Irish name derived from the phrase mo múirnín, meaning "my honey, my sweet one."
Mukantagara - Egyptian name meaning "born during war."
Mafalda - Italian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mariel - English variant spelling of French Marielle, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mintha - Latin form of Greek Minthe, meaning "mint." In mythology, this is the name of a water nymph who was turned into a mint plant.
Madrona - Variant spelling of Latin Matrona, meaning "lady."
Marni - English pet form of Roman Latin Marina, meaning "of the sea."
Mihaela - Feminine form of Slovene Mihael and Romanian Mihai, both meaning "who is like God?"
Masahiko - Japanese name meaning "just prince."
Melitta - Variant spelling of Latin Melita, meaning "honey."
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.
Maeghan - Variant spelling of Irish Meaghan, meaning "pearl."
Matias - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Modya - Pet form of Russian Modest, meaning "moderate, sober."
Modeste - French form of Roman Latin Modestus, meaning "moderate, sober."
Maponus - Variant of Celtic Maponos, meaning "divine son."
Michalina - Feminine form of Polish Michał, meaning "who is like God?"
Mitsuru - Japanese unisex name meaning "full" or "growing."
Mukamutara - Egyptian name meaning "daughter of Mutara."
Miykah - Hebrew name meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of many characters, including a minor prophet. The Anglicized form is Michah.
Makariy - Russian form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Muireach - Modern contracted form of Scottish Gaelic Muiredach, meaning "sea warrior."
Manuelita - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Macarena - Spanish name derived from the name of a place in Seville, from the Latin personal name Macarius, meaning "blessed."
Masato - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Maegan - Variant spelling of English Meagan, meaning "pearl."
Mihai - Romanian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?" In use by the Romani.
Maile - Hawaiian name derived from the name of a vine used in making leis.
Mirabella - Latin name derived from the word mirabilis, meaning "wonderful." 
Mikhail - Russian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Maleko - Hawaiian form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mateja - Feminine form of Slovene Matej, meaning "gift of God."
Mireia - Catalan and Spanish form of French Provençal Mireio, meaning "to admire."
Marius - Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."
Marcelino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Marion - Medieval diminutive form of French Marie ("obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion"), hence "little rebel." Compare with masculine Marion.
Mag - Short form of English Maggie, meaning "pearl."
Madara - Latvian name derived from the name of a flowering plant known in English as "bedstraw, cleavers."
Momoko - Japanese name meaning "peach child."
Menucha - Hebrew name meaning "tranquility."
Mizuki - Japanese name meaning "beautiful moon."
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.
Miyako - Japanese name meaning "beautiful night child."
Makkitotosimew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "she has large breasts."
Malone - Irish surname transferred to forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Maoil Eoin, meaning "devotee of St. Eoin (John)."
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.
Marcelo - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Muiriartach - Modern form of Scottish Gaelic Muicheachtach, meaning "skilled seaman."
Munashe - African Shona unisex name meaning "with God."
Marylyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Marcello - Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matti - Finnish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Macarius - Latin form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Michel - French form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mukta - Hindi name meaning "liberated."
Mikhaila - Variant spelling of Ukrainian Mykhaila, meaning "who is like God?" 
Meagan - Modern English form of Welsh Megan, meaning "pearl."
Moisés - Spanish form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Mindy - Pet form of English Melinda, meaning "black/dark serpent" or "sweet serpent." 
Mollie - Variant spelling of English Molly, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mere - Maori form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Mikuláš - Czech form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
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. 
Meiriona -   Aramaic name meaning "sheep."
Milburga - Anglo-Saxon name composed of the Old English elements milde "gentle" and burg "fortress," hence "gentle fortress."
Mert - Egyptian name meaning "lover of silence."
Michiko - Japanese name meaning "beautiful wise child."
Meleagros - Greek name derived from the word meleagris, meaning "pheasant." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Althaea and Oeneus.
Mable - Variant spelling of English Mabel, meaning "lovable." 
Mandi - Variant spelling of English Mandy, meaning "lovable."
Mandisa - Egyptian name meaning "sweet."
Marloes - Contracted form of Dutch Maria Loes, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior." 
Mojgan - Persian name meaning "eyelashes."
Medousa - Greek name meaning "guardian." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three Gorgons who had snakes for hair, and whose glance turned anyone who looked at them to stone. She was the only Gorgon who was mortal.
Myrrine - Ancient Greek name derived from the word myron, meaning "myrrh." 
Mencius - Latin form of Chinese Meng-Ke, possibly meaning "approved eldest son."
Meir - Hebrew name meaning "giving light."
Mattithyahu - Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Maolgfhoghmhair - Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "chief of harvest."
Marik - Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mahdokht - Persian name meaning "daughter of the moon."
Maralyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, a compound name meaning "rebel-lake."
Manoel - Portuguese form of Latin Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us."
Michio - Japanese name meaning "man on the (correct) path."
Mhairi - Variant spelling of Scottish Màiri, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Muadhnait - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word muadh "good, noble," and a diminutive suffix, hence "little noble one."
Moyolehuani -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "enamored one."
Menelaos - Greek name composed of the elements meno "to last, withstand" and laos "the people," hence "withstanding the people." In mythology, this is the name of a king of Sparta.
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.
Mendel - Yiddish name derived from Hebrew Menashsheh, meaning "comforter."
Misty - English name derived from the vocabulary word, meaning "dim, cloudy, vague." It is often chosen as a name because of the mental images it evokes, such as a misty autumn morning or a hazy tropical island.
Murchadh - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and cath "battle," hence "sea warrior."
Miha - Short form of Slovene Mihael, meaning "who is like God?"
Melia - Short form of English Amelia, meaning "work."
Muhsina - Feminine form of Arabic Muhsin, meaning "beneficent."
Minnie - Pet form of German Wilhelmina, meaning "will-helmet."
Milosh -  Possibly a Romani form of Czech Miloš, meaning "favor glory."
Milon - Diminutive form of Latin Milo ("soldier"), hence "little soldier." Milon is a name celebrated in the ancient British lays; one translated by Marie de France is entitled Lai de Milun.
Mwanajuma - African Swahili name meaning "born on Friday."
Marjani - African Swahili name meaning "coral."
Murdoch - Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireadhach, meaning "sea warrior."
Mingyu - Chinese name meaning "bright jade."
Menachem - Hebrew name meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Murat - Turkish name meaning "desire, wish."
Mauld - Middle English form of Norman French Mathilde, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mordechai -  Variant spelling of English Mordecai, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."
Mentor - Greek name derived from the word menos, meaning "spirit." In mythology, this is the name of the son of Álkimos.
Maxene - Variant spelling of English Maxine, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Marigold - English name derived from the flower name, composed of the name Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and the word "gold."
Melech - Anglicized form of Hebrew Melek, meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah.
Maarit - Finnish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Machakw - Native American Hopi name meaning "horny toad."
Machliy - (מַחְלִי): Hebrew name meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari.
Massimiliano - Italian form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest."
Morwen - Short form of Cornish/Welsh Morwenna, meaning "maiden."
Meturato - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "black kettle."
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Merav - Variant spelling of Hebrew Merab, meaning "increase, multiplication." 
Marinda - Perhaps a transposed form of English Miranda, meaning "admirable."
Mictlantecuhtli - Aztec name meaning "lord of Mictlan." In mythology, this is the name of a god of the underworld.
Meleager -  Latin form of Greek Meleagros, meaning "pheasant." 
Meliora - Modern English name derived from the Latin word meliora, meaning "always improving."
Mirella - Italian form of French Mireille, meaning "to admire."
Margery - Medieval form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Malakiy - Hebrew name meaning "my messenger." In the bible, this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.
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."
Mahalia - Aramaic name meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." Also spelled Mehalia.
Minzhe - Chinese name meaning "sensitive and wise."
Matúš - Slovak form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Melodia - Chamoru name meaning "melody; song."
Manishag - Armenian name meaning "violet flower."
Mahala - Variant spelling of English unisex Mahalah, meaning "disease." 
Monte - Variant spelling of English Monty, meaning "pointed mountain."
Maha - Arabic name meaning "moon."
Meydad - Hebrew name meaning "love." In the bible, this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.
Mari -   Japanese form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Michaiah - Anglicized form of Hebrew Miyka, meaning "who is like God?" In the bible, this is the name of several characters, including the father of Mattaniah.
Menahem - Anglicized form of Hebrew Menachem, meaning "comforter." In the bible, this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.
Manfredo - Italian form of Latin Manfredus, meaning "strong peace."
Manfried - Variant spelling of German Manfred, meaning "strong peace."
Marjeta - Slovene form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marine - Feminine form of French Marin, meaning "of the sea."
Mieko - Japanese name meaning "beautiful blessing child."
Makari - Variant spelling of Russian Makariy, meaning "blessed."
Miksa - Hungarian form of Greek Maksimos, meaning "the greatest."
Markéta - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maura -   Anglicized form of Irish Gaelic Máire, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Meinir - Welsh name composed of the elements main "slender" and hir "tall," hence "tall and slender."
Melisizwe - African Xhosa name meaning "leader of the nation."
Murgatroyd - English surname transferred to forename use, derived from a place name meaning "the clearing belonging to Margaret."
Médéa - Arabic form of Latin Medea, meaning "cunning."
Murdy - Pet form of English Murdoch, meaning "sea warrior."
Merrilyn - Variant spelling of English Marilyn, meaning "rebel-lake."
Mirlinda - Albanian name composed of the elements mire "good," and lindje "east; birth," hence "born well."
Mefodiy - Russian form of Latin Methodius, meaning "method."
Medeia - Greek name meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
Matild - Hungarian form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Meoquanee - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "wears red."
Mordche - Yiddish form of Hebrew Mordekay, meaning "devotee of Marduk (Mars)" or "little man."
Miljana - Serbian name meaning "charming."
Machk - Native American Algonquin name meaning "bear."
Minoo - Persian name meaning "heaven, paradise."
Marcela - Feminine form of Spanish Marcelo, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Morty - Pet form of English Morton "settlement on the moor," and Mortimer "dead sea."
Mick - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?" Rarely used anymore due to its use as a derogatory term for a Catholic Irishman.
Maike - Frisian pet form of Latin Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Maeva - Variant spelling of English Maeve, meaning "intoxicating."
Mirrikh - Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars, possibly meaning "death, slaughter." Also spelled Merikh.
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Muir - Short form of Scottish Gaelic Muireach ("sea warrior"), and other names beginning with Muir-, from muir, meaning "sea." 
Makary - Polish form of Greek Makarios, meaning "blessed."
Meghrig - Armenian name meaning "a bit of honey."
Mihr - Persian name derived from Avestan Mithra, meaning "alliance; contract; a means of binding."
Mstislav - Slavic name composed of the elements *misti "revenge" and slav "glory," hence "vengeance-glory." In use by the Czechs. 
Markku - Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Malka - Hebrew unisex name meaning "queen" for girls and "king" for boys. 
Marfa - Russian form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress."
Mignonette - English name derived from a diminutive form of the French word mignon ("charming, delicate, pretty"), hence "little delicate one." 
Mitica - Pet form of Romanian Dumitru, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Malee - Thai name meaning "flower."
Malandra - Modern English compound name composed of Mal- ("dark, black") from Malinda, and Sandra "defender of mankind."
Mitja - Pet form of Slovene Dimitrij, meaning "loves the earth" or "follower of Demeter."
Muhammed - Variant spelling of Arabic Muhammad, meaning "praiseworthy."
Matthieu - Variant spelling of French Mathieu, meaning "gift of God."
Maki - Japanese name meaning 1) "true chronicle/record," 2) "true hope," 3) "true precious," or 4) "true timber trees."
Movses - Armenian form of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out."
Majlinda - Albanian name composed of the elements maj "May," and lindje "east; birth," hence "born in May."
Mendebal - Basque name meaning "west."
Mairwen - Welsh name composed of the name Mair and the word (g)wen "blessed, fair, white," hence "fair as Mair."
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Maxence - French form or Roman Latin Maxentius, meaning "the greatest."
Meital - Hebrew name meaning "dew drops."
Micheil - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Mitchell - English surname transferred to forename use, from a medieval form of Michael, meaning "who islike God?" 
Mowab - Hebrew name meaning "water," i.e. "seed," hence "of his father." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Lot.
Michelyne - English variant spelling of French Micheline, meaning "who is like God?"
Mair - Welsh form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mairenn - Variant form of Irish Gaelic Máirín, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Masao - Japanese name meaning "correct man."
Mieszko - Pet form of Polish Mieczysław, meaning "who is like God?"
Martirio - Spanish name meaning "martyrdom."
Midian - Anglicized form of Hebrew Midyan, meaning "strife, war." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Abraham.
Maiara - Native American Tupi name meaning "wise."
Mykhaila - Feminine form of Ukrainian Mykhailo, meaning "who is like God?"
Máire - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Mártan - Irish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
Marylou - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Lou "famous warrior." 
Margh - Cornish form of English Mark (from the Welsh), probably meaning "horse."
Mirjana - Croatian and Serbian form of Hebrew Miryam, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Micolau - Catalan form of Latin Nicolaus, meaning "victor of the people."
Marino - Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Merla - Feminine form of English unisex Merle, meaning "blackbird."
Millard - English surname transferred to forename use, from a variant of the surname Millward, a form of Millweard, an old Anglo-Saxon occupational surname composed of the Old English elements mylen "mill" and weard "guardian," hence "mill-guard."
Markrid - Armenian form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maurits - Dutch form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." 
Melaine - Greek name derived from the word, melaina, meaning "black, dark." In mythology, this is the name of a Naiad Nymph of springs.
Madhav - Hindi name meaning "of springtime; vernal."
Malwina - Polish form of Scottish Malvina, meaning "smooth-brow."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Manlius - Roman family name, derived from the personal name Manius, meaning "morning."
Makarios - Greek name derived from the word makaros, meaning "blessed."
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.
Mainard - Norman French form of German Meinhard, meaning "strong and hardy."
Magnhildr - Old Norse name composed of the elements magn "mighty, strong" and hildr "battle, fight," hence "mighty in battle."
Martzel - Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Matteo - Italian form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Mainchín - Irish Gaelic name composed of the word manach "monk" and a diminutive suffix, hence "little monk."
Mihael - Slovene form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Marcellin - French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Meixiu - Chinese name meaning "beautiful elegant."
Martial - English form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
Myrtie - Pet form of English Myrtle, meaning "little myrtle."
Margaret -  English form of French Marguerite, meaning "pearl."
Megaera - Latin form of Greek Megaira, meaning "grudge." In mythology, this is the name of one of the Furies (Erinyes). Virgil named two others: Alecto "unceasing" and Tisiphone "murder-retribution."
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Matitya - Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Moritz - German form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Magnolia - English name derived from the name of the flowering tree. 
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Maitane - Basque name meaning "love."
Marquita - Latin form of French Marquite, meaning "awning, canopy." 
Mattathia - Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Meng - Chinese name meaning "eldest son."
Marnie - Variant spelling of English Marni, meaning "of the sea."
Metrophanes - Ancient Greek name composed of the elements meter "mother" and phanes "appearing," hence "mother-appearing," perhaps in the sense "resembles the mother."
Mauno - Variant spelling of Finnish Maunu, meaning "great."
Maksimos - Greek form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
Maryvonne - English compound name composed of Mary "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and Yvonne "yew tree." 
Marissa - Modern English name derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea."
Maunu - Finnish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
Madelyn - English variant spelling of French Madeline, meaning "of Magdala."
Matchitehew - Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has an evil heart."
Mouses - Variant spelling of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out." In the bible, this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land. 
Marci - Pet form of Roman Latin Marcia, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Metod - Slovene form of Greek Methodios, meaning "method."
Menno - Pet form of Dutch and German names beginning with Mein-, from Germanic magin, meaning "might, strength."
Miltiades - Old Greek name derived from the word miltos, meaning "red earth."
Milinka - Serbian name meaning "grace."
Micajah - Variant spelling of English Micaiah, meaning "who is like God?"
Mathis - French and German form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
Muiris - Irish form of Roman Latin Maurice, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor."
Marvyn - Variant spelling of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
Marceli - Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mariette - Diminutive form of French Marie, meaning "little rebel."
Marged - Welsh form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Marjolijn - Dutch form of French Marjolaine, meaning "marjoram."
Mongwau - Native American Hopi name meaning "owl."
Marilena - Elaborated form of English Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Melisende - Variant spelling of Norman French Melisent, meaning "strong worker."
Magdolna - Hungarian form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Mildredd - Middle English form of Anglo-Saxon Mildryth, meaning "gentle strength."
Masterman - English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "man of the master," i.e. "retainer" or "servant."
Mitsuo - Japanese name meaning "shining man."
Marcelline - Feminine form of French Marcellin, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Margaretta - Spanish pet form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Magahet - Chamoru name meaning "honest; truthful."
Muscowequan - Native American Cree name meaning "hard quill."
Malasintha - Teutonic form of Gothic Amalasuintha, meaning "strong worker."
Miklavž - Slovene form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Maryla - Polish pet form of Greek Maria, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Merv - Short form of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent."
Manola - Pet form of Spanish Manuela, meaning "God is with us."
Merinus - Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Mahvash - Persian name meaning "moon-like."
Machli - Variant spelling of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." 
Merariy - Hebrew name meaning "bitter, unhappy." In the bible, this is the name of the third son of Levi.
Mahkah - Native American Sioux name meaning "earth."
Mantotohpa - Native American Cheyenne name meaning "four bears."
Malila - Native American Miwok name meaning "fast salmon swimming up a rippling stream."
Matylda - Czech and Polish form of Latin Mathilda, meaning "mighty in battle."
Mavreena - Variant spelling of English Maureen, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Malachy -   Variant spelling of English Malachi, meaning "my messenger."
Matlalihuitl - Nahuatl name meaning "blue-green feather."
Murtagh -   Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Muircheartaigh "descendant of Muircheartach," hence "skilled seaman."
Murukan - Variant spelling of Hindi Murugan, meaning "six-faced." 
Magdalone - Danish form of Greek Magdalēnē, meaning "of Magdala."
Maoileachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Marleen - English variant form of Latin Marlena, meaning "rebel of Magdala." 
Muireall - Scottish Gaelic form of Irish Gaelic Muirgheal, meaning "sea-bright."
Maeleachlainn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maolseachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
Mora - English pet form of names beginning with Mor-.
Melor - Modern Russian name composed of the first letter of each of the following: Marx, Engels, Lenin, October, Revolution.
Marganita - Variant form of Hebrew Marganit, the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Müge - Turkish name meaning "lily."
Marshan - Modern English blend of Marsha "defense" or "of the sea" and Anne "favor; grace."
Marylu - Variant spelling of English Marylou, a compound name meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "famous warrior."
Miljan - Serbian name meaning "charming."
Margriet - Dutch form of Latin Margarita, meaning "pearl."
Muiredach - Variant spelling of Scottish Gaelic Muireadhach, meaning "sea warrior."
Matlal -  Nahuatlname meaning "dark green; or net."
Melisande - Modern French form of Old Norman French Melisende, meaning "strong worker."
Matchitisiw - Native American Alqonguin name meaning "he has bad character."
Marlis - Contracted form of German Maria Liese, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion" and "God is my oath." 
Matata - African Swahili name meaning "causes worry; troublemaker."
Marica -   Pet form of Hungarian Mária, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Marijke - Pet form of Dutch Marijse, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion."
Massoud - Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
Muireadhach - Scottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir "sea" and cath "battle," hence "sea warrior."
Maidie - From an English byname derived from a pet form of the word maid, meaning "young woman." 
Mateo - Spanish form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
Meredydd - Variant spelling of Welsh Maredudd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Mellan - Variant spelling of Irish Meallán, meaning "little lump."
Meinhard - Old German name composed of the elements magin "might, strength" and hard "brave, hardy, strong," hence "strong and hardy." 
Meirion - Welsh form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
Muirenn - Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Muirgen, meaning "born of the sea."
Mihhaelo - Variant spelling of Esperanto Michaelo, meaning "who is like God?"
Maximino - Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Maximinus, meaning "the greatest."
Mojca - Pet form of Croatian Marija, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Muskilda - Basque name meaning "bud."
Mahli - Anglicized form of Hebrew Machliy, meaning "sick." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahali.
Mahsheed - Variant spelling of Persian Mahshid, meaning "moonlight."
Mwenye - African Swahili name meaning "lord, owner."
Maata - Maori form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mehalia - Variant spelling of Aramaic Mahalia, meaning "fatlings" or "brain, marrow." 
Marganit - Hebrew name derived from the name of a plant of Israel having blue, gold and red flowers.
Máirtín - Irish Gaelic form of English/French Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
Mahatma - Hindi name composed of the Sanskrit elements maha "great" and atma "life, soul, spirit," hence "great soul."
Masaru - Japanese name meaning "victorious."
Mayranoush - Armenian name meaning "sweet mother."
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
Miklós - Hungarian form of Greek Nikolaos, meaning "victor of the people." 
Maxine - Feminine form of English Max, meaning either "the greatest rival" or "the stream of Mack." 
Mingzhu - Chinese name meaning "bright/clear pearl."
Marnina - Hebrew name meaning "rejoice."
Moishe - Yiddish form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
Mele - Hawaiian name meaning "song." Also used as a Hawaiian form of Mary, meaning "obstinacy, rebelliousness" or "their rebellion." 
Micheline - Pet form of French Michèle, meaning "who is like God?"
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." 
Maximian - Roman name derived from Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest." 
Maximilienne - Feminine form of French Maximilien, meaning "the greatest rival."
Makrouhi - Armenian name meaning "cleaner."
Marcie - Variant spelling of English Marcy, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Mechteld - Dutch form of Teutonic Mechthild, meaning "mighty in battle." 
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Mairéad - Irish Gaelic form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Maho - Chamoru name meaning "thirsty."
Mihajlo - Serbian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Matanya - Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." 
Maximillian - Variant spelling of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mapiya - Native American Sioux name meaning "sky."
Molan - Irish name meaning "servant of the storm."
Mathúin - Modern Irish spelling of the Old Gaelic byname Mathghamhain, meaning "bear calf." 
Maitiú - Old Gaelic form of French Mathieu, 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.
Mecatl -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "rope"or "lineage."
Martiñe - Basque feminine form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars." 
Meed - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
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."
Moisé - Old French form of Hebrew Moshe, meaning "drawn out."
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."
Momoztli -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning"altar."
Mona - Compare with feminine Mona. Native American Miwok name meaning "gathers jimson weed seed."
Mel - Unisex short form of English names beginning with Mel-.
Mairead - Scottish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Melek -  Hebrew name meaning "king." In the bible, this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.
Mao(矛) - Chinese name meaning "lance, spear."
Morgan -   Welsh name, derived from ancient Celtic Morcant, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
Morgen - English variant spelling of Welsh Morgan, probably meaning "sea circle." In use by the English as a unisex name.
Maram - Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
Mira (hindi - मीरा):  Chamoru name meaning "wonderful."
Marama - Polynesian myth name of a moon god, meaning "moon."
Mosè - Italian form of Hebrew Moshe (Greek Mouses), meaning "drawn out."
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."
Moswen - Egyptian name meaning "light skin."
Mirosława - Feminine form of Polish Mirosław, meaning "peace-glory."
Meredith - English unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
Małgorzata - Polish form of Greek Margarites, meaning "pearl."
Moyolehuani -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "enamored one."
Marian -  Short form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius." In use by the Romanians. Compare with feminine Marian.
Mozes - Dutch form of Greek Moyses, meaning "drawn out."
Mścisław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements mshcha "vengeance" and slav "glory," hence "vengeance-glory."
Merit - Variant spelling of English unisex Merritt, meaning "boundary gate." Compare with strictly feminine Merit.
Marijn - Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
Merle - English unisex name, derived from the Old French word merle, meaning "blackbird." It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon, and is mostly given to girls.
Mu (1 - 慕, 2: 木): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "admire," and 2) "wood."
Merlin - English form of Latin Merlinus, the name of a famous wizard of Arthurian legend, meaning "sea-fort."Merlin was introduced into Arthurian legend by Geoffrey of Monmouth. According toGeoffrey, Merlin was the son of a demon and a princess. He became known for his prophetic abilities at a very young age and was consulted by King Vortigern to explain why his castle kept collapsing. Merlin revealed that there was an underground lake in which two dragons slept, a white one and a red one, representing the Saxons and Britons, and this was the portent for things to come. He is also called Myrddin Emrys, meaning "Merlin the Immortal." 
Merlyn - Unisex form of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
Mudiwa - African Shona unisex name meaning "beloved."
Mario - Italian and Spanish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
Merrill - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, derived from the personal name Meriel, meaning "sea-bright."
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.
Merritt - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, from the Old English term moere gaet, meaning "boundary gate." 
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.
Meryl - Variant form of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mnêmê - Greek name meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses. 
Meryle - Variant spelling of English unisex Merrill, meaning "sea-bright."
Mnêmosynê - Greek name meaning "memory." In mythology, this is the name of the personification of memory, a Titaness and daughter of Gaia and Uranus. 
Medea - Latin form of Greek Medeia, meaning "cunning." In mythology, this is the name of the sorceress who helped Jason steal the Golden Fleece from his father. When Jason later abandoned her for another woman, she got revenge by killing two of her own children fathered by him. 
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."
Mei (chinese - 1-美, 2-梅):  Chinese name meaning 1) "beautiful" or "2) "plum."
Meztli -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "moon."
Murugan (tamil - முருகன்): Hindi name meaning "six-faced." In mythology, this is the name of a god of war, the husband of Valli. 
Mônica - Portuguese form of Latin Monica, possibly meaning "advise, counsel."
Marcia - Feminine form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
Monica - Latin name, possibly derived from the Latin word monere, meaning "advise, counsel."
Michał - Polish form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
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."
Michal - Czech and Slovak form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?" Compare with feminine Michal.
Mìcheal - Scottish Gaelic form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Morag (hebrew - מוֹרַג):  Hebrew unisex name meaning "threshing board."
Michele - Italian form of Greek Michaēl, meaning "who is like God?"
Melanie - English form of French Mélanie, meaning "black, dark." 
Michi - Japanese unisex name meaning "pathway."
Margareta -   Danish and Swedish variant spelling of Scandinavian Margaretha, meaning "pearl." 
Mickey - Unisex pet form of English Michael and Michaela, both meaning "who is like God?"
Melete - Latin form of Greek Meletê, meaning "practice." In mythology, this is the name of one of the three original Muses, before their number was increased to nine. 
Masozi - African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
Mieczysław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements miecz "man; sword" and slav "glory," hence "man of glory" or "sword of glory."
Mies - Pet form of Dutch Bartolomeüs, meaning "son of Talmai."  Compare with feminine Mies.
Masumi - Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
Melissa - Greek name derived from the word melissa, meaning "honey-sap." In mythology, this is the name of a nymph who cared for Zeus in his infancy.
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."
Mu (1 - 慕, 2: 木): Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "admire," and 2) "wood."
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."
Melpomene - Latin form of Greek Melpomenê, meaning "choir." In mythology, this is the name of the muse of tragedy.
Macie - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Miho - Short form of Croatian Mihovil, meaning "who is like God?" Compare with feminine Miho.
Mackenzie - Scottish surname transferred to unisex forename use, from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich "son of Coinneach," hence "comely; finely made."
Mika -   Pet form of Finnish Mikko, meaning "who is like God?"
Macy - Variant spelling of English unisex Macey, meaning "gift of God."
Maddison - Variant spelling of English unisex Madison, meaning "son of Madde."
Miki - Pet form of English Michael, meaning "who is like God?"
Méraud - French surname transferred to forename use, derived from the word emeraude, meaning "emerald."
Muna (arabic - منى):  Native American Hopi name meaning "overflowing spring."
Madison - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, meaning "son of Madde."
Madoka - Japanese unisex name meaning 1) "circle" or 2) "circle, flower."
Meri - Hebrew name meaning "bitter" and "rebellious." 
Miłogost - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements mil "favor, grace" and gost "guest," hence "favorable guest" or "graceful guest."
Mattie - Pet form of English Matthew, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Mattie.
Miłosław - Polish name composed of the Slavic elements mil "favor, grace" and slav "glory," hence "favor glory."
Miłosz - Pet form of Polish Miłosław, meaning "favor glory."
Mahuizoh -  Nahuatl unisex name meaning "glorious person."
Matty - Variant spelling of English Mattie, meaning "gift of God." Compare with feminine Matty.
Ming -  Chinese unisex name meaning 1) "bright, clear" and 2) "engrave."
Makoto - Japanese unisex name meaning "sincere, true."
Mirosław - Polish name, composed of the Slavic elements mir "peace" and slav "glory," hence "peace-glory."
Maksim (hebrew - מַקְסִים, Russian: Максим):  Hebrew name meaning "enchanting, attractive."
Mieczysława - Feminine form of Polish Mieczysław, meaning "man of glory" or "sword of glory."
Mæja - Icelandic form Greek Maia, meaning "nursing mother."
Maxim (russian - Максим):  Short form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest rival."
Mitsuru - Japanese unisex name meaning "full" or " growing."
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. 
Mo - Pet form of English Morris, meaning "dark-skinned; Moor." Compare with feminine Mo.
Mames - Chamoru unisex name meaning"kind; sweet."
Maza blaska - Native American Dakota name meaning "flat iron."
Moana - Hawaiian unisex name meaning "wide expanse of water."
Manauia -  Nahuatlunisex name meaning "defend."
Mckenzie - Variant spelling of English unisex Mackenzie, meaning "comely, finely made."
Märta - Swedish form of English Margaret, meaning "pearl."
Marta - Italian and Spanish form of Greek Martha, meaning "lady, mistress." 
Mead - English surname transferred to unisex forename use, denoting someone who "lives by a meadow." 
Meade - Variant spelling of English unisex Mead, meaning "lives by a meadow."
Moe - Pet form of English Moses, meaning "drawn out."

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