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.
Popularity
In Italy about 4562515 people are called Maria
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Name Translation
en Mary
de Marie
fr Marie
es Maria
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