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Maria

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Meaning of Maria
Beloved
Origin of name Maria
Latin
Numerology Number
of Name Maria
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Pronounciation
of Name Maria
/mah-REE-ah/
Etymology
of Name Maria
The name is derived from Hebrew Miriam (from the word "mry? meaning beloved) and was translated to Latin Maria in the 4th century when Christianity infiltrated Rome. However, Maria is techniqually a female equivalent of the male Marius, which is a name that comes from two Latin words: "mas" meaning masculine and "mare" meaning sea.
History
of Name Maria
Since Maria is commonly associated with Mary, Jesus' mother, it was first considered to be too holy. However, it was eventually accepted in other Medieval Christian countries, specifically in Europe. Now, the name Maria is one of the most popular female name of all time. It's used all throughout the world.
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England and Wales, the United States, Canada, Austria, Belgium, Chile, Catalonia, Czech Republic, Denmark, the Philippines, France, Hungary, Ireland, Iceland, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, Norway, Scotland, Switzerland, Sweden and Spain
Information about the
Name of Maria
From a still unknown Hebrew word origin, some etymologists claim Maria stands for the sea of bitterness or rebelliousness, which is ironic given it's more popularly known origin.
Personality about the
Name of Maria
Maria Sharapova became the first Russian female tennis player to hold the no. 1 ranking in tennis throughout the world. Maria Shriver is philanthropist and the wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger. She is a member of the popular Kennedy family and also worked as journalist in NBC for many years. Maria Von Trapp is one of the members of the popular Trapp Family Singers.

More About Arabic Name : Maria

  • Maria is my daughters name it was also the Name of the Prophet Mohammad's wife Maria Al Qubtiya she was a gift from a king to the prophet as a slave but he married her and freed her from her slavery

    History does not know how old she was but of Christian religion she bore him a son named Ibrahim that did not live for long

  • Maria means wished for child, rebelion, bitter, beloved or sea of bitterness

Famous Name Maria

  • Maria Koehler

    is a Portuguese professional tennis player. She reached her career high WTA singles ranking of 398 on October 2010 and doubles ranking of 762 on May 2009. Koehler has represented the Portugal Fed Cup team, where she has a singles win-loss record of 01 an

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  • Anna Maria

    is a Greek stage, television, and film actress.

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Variant Baby Names of Maria:

Maree, Mariah, Marialena, Marialinda, Marialisa, Marie, Marieanne, Marielena, Marietta, MarMary, Meriam, Maree, Mariah, Marialena, MarialindaMarie (German), Marie, Mari (Swedish, Norwegian, Danish), Mary, Marie, Mariah, Maleah (English), Marja (Dutch), Mariam (Biblical Greek)

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Maria Name also appears in following Origin(s): Swedish

Maria also appears in following countries/origins/languages: Afghan, American, Armenian, Australian, British

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  • What does the name Maria mean? :

    Baby girl name meaning Beloved in Arabic. Maria also named in Afghan, American, Armenian, Australian, British for girl . We have received lots of suggestion from our website users on baby names. We are thankful for all the contribution on meaning of girl name Maria. What does the name Maria mean in other origin if you know then please suggest. Further suggestion or detail on what is the meaning of name Maria. History of name and famous personality with Maria will help to update our database and other website users.

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