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