Meaning of Mara

Meaning of Mara
Name
it Mara
Gender
Female
Meaning
Drift from the Aramaic Marà and it means “plagued, embittered”. This is the name which wanted for herself Noemi (that means joy), whose history is narrated in the Book of Ruth of the Bible, after the dead of the husband Elimelech and of the sons, in order to indicate its great sadness.
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In Italy about 50877 people are called Mara
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