Meaning of MARIA

 
Name 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.
English translation/equivalent  Mary
Spanish translation/equivalent  Maria
French translation/equivalent  Marie
German translation/equivalent  Marie
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Popularity in Italy MARIA - Italian Name Maps