Meaning of Maria

Meaning of Maria
Name
it Maria
Gender
Female
Meaning
The name derives from the Hebrew Maryàm and it means “princess” or “lady”. Somebody attribute other meanings to the name, born also from the cult for the Virgin Maria like for example “the beloved lady”, “rebellious attitude” or “yearning of a son”. It is the most diffused feminine name in Italy. Foreign variations: Maike, Maire (Irish), Mairi, Malia (Hawaiian), Mariam, Marika.
Diffusion
In Italy about 4562515 people are called Maria
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Variants
en Mary

de Marie

fr Marie

es Maria

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