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Mabel
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Words: amare=to love (Latin)
Variants: Mabel  English   (#576 in US 2015 popularity)
 Amabel  English

Mabra
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Info about origin: maybe from 'Mabry', a changed/shortened form of the family name 'Maybury'
Variants: Mabra  English

Mackenzie
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Coinneach
Info about origin: from a Gaelic family name 'Mac Coinnich' with the meaning 'son of Coinneach'
 this noble Scottish family name is used as a given name since the early 20th century
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Mackenzie  English, Scottish   (#73 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kenzie  English   (#276 in US 2015 popularity)
 Makenzie  English   (#210 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mckenzie  English   (#151 in US 2015 popularity)

Mackinley
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Finley
Info about origin: use of a Scottish/Irish family name as given name
 the family name 'MacKinley'/'McKinley' means 'son of Finley'
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Mackinley  English
 Kenley  English   (#659 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kinley  English   (#234 in US 2015 popularity)
 Kynlee  English   (#652 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mckinley  English   (#379 in US 2015 popularity)

Macy
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Info about origin: possibly from a medieval form of Matthew, now used mainly as a name for girls
Variants: Macy  English   (#413 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maci  English   (#268 in US 2015 popularity)
 Macie  English   (#418 in US 2015 popularity)

Madison
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Maud
Info about origin: from a family name with the meaning 'son of Maud'
 in use as a male as well as a female name
Words:  (English)
Variants: Madison  English   (#11 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maddison  English   (#310 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madisyn  English   (#471 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madyson  English   (#824 in US 2015 popularity)

Maeve
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: intoxicating
Info about origin: Anglicized form of the Gaelic name 'Méabh' meaning 'intoxicating'
 in Irish legends there is a warrior queen with this name
Words: meadhbh=Intoxicating (Celtic)
Variants: Maeve  English, Irish   (#449 in US 2015 popularity)

Magdalena
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: of Magdala
Info about origin: in the Bible Maria Magdalene is a disciple of Jesus
 she was called thus because she was from the town of Magdala on the sea of Galilee
 the name of the city derives from the Hebrew/Aramaic word for 'tower'
Words: migdal=the tower (Hebrew)
Variants: Magdalena  German, Scandinavian, Dutch, Spanish, Portuguese, Czech, Polish
 Lena  German
 Lene  German
 Madlen  German
 Madlena  German
 Madlene  German
 Magdalene  German, English
 Madalyn  English   (#570 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madalynn  English   (#685 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maddalena  Italian
 Madelane  English
 Madeleine  French   (#301 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madelena  Italian, Spanish
 Madeline  English   (#90 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madelyn  English   (#59 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madelynn  English   (#415 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madilyn  English   (#315 in US 2015 popularity)
 Madilynn  English   (#497 in US 2015 popularity)
 Magdalen  English
 Alena  Czech   (#596 in US 2015 popularity)
 Lenka  Czech, Polish

Magnolia
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: magnolia
Info about origin: use of the name of the flower as given name
 the flower is named after the French botanist Pierre Magnol
Words:  (English)
Variants: Magnolia  English   (#632 in US 2015 popularity)

Maja
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: wet nurse, midwife (?)
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Maia is the most beautiful of the Pleiades and the mother of Mercury
 the name 'Maia' maybe means wet nurse, midwife
 in Roman mythology Maja (later seen as identical with the Greek Maia) was a Goddess of fertility and of the growth in Spring
 the name of the month May is derived from the Roman Maja
Words: maia=the wet nurse, the midwife (Old Greek) ; mai-=big, great (Latin) ; der Mai=May (German)
Variants: Maja  German, Scandinavian
 Maia  Italian   (#555 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maya  English   (#69 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mya  English   (#146 in US 2015 popularity)

Malaya
Language of origin: Tagalog
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: free, independent
Words: malaya=free, independent (Tagalog)
Variants: Malaya  Tagalog   (#725 in US 2015 popularity)

Malaysia
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Malaysia  English   (#437 in US 2015 popularity)

Maliyah
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Maliyah  English   (#433 in US 2015 popularity)

Mallory
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: misfortune
Info about origin: from an old French family name 'Maloret' meaning 'misfortune'
Words: maloret=the misfortune (Old French)
Variants: Mallory  English   (#391 in US 2015 popularity)

Mara
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bitter
Info about origin: in the Bible Naomi changes her name to Mara after the death of her husband
Words: marah=bitter (Hebrew)
Variants: Mara  German, English   (#737 in US 2015 popularity)

Margarete
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the pearl
Info about origin: known in the Middle Ages as the name of Saint Margaret of Antioch (3th/4th century AD)
 the greek word 'margarites' might come from a Persian word with the meaning 'child of light' (from a belief that a pearl is a drop of dew transformed by moonlight)
Words: margarites=the pearl (Old Greek)
Variants: Margarete  German
 Greta  German, English, Scandinavian   (#573 in US 2015 popularity)
 Gretel  German
 Margareta  German, Scandinavian, Slavic
 Margaretha  German, Scandinavian, Slavic
 Margarethe  German
 Margot  German, French   (#592 in US 2015 popularity)
 Margret  German
 Rita  German, Italian, Spanish
 Maggie  English   (#241 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maggy  English
 Maisie  English, Scottish   (#624 in US 2015 popularity)
 Margaret  English   (#154 in US 2015 popularity)
 Margarita  Spanish
 Margherita  Italian
 Margit  Scandinavian
 Margitta  Scandinavian
 Margrete  Scandinavian
 Marguerite  French
 Marjorie  English   (#798 in US 2015 popularity)
 Meg  English
 Megan  English, Welsh   (#384 in US 2015 popularity)

Marianne
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Variants: Marianne  German, English, French
 Marianna  German, English, Italian   (#851 in US 2015 popularity)
 Marianka  Polish

Marina
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: of the sea
Variants: Marina  German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Greek, Russian, Romanian   (#656 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maren  Scandinavian, Frisian
 Marine  French

Marisol
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Info about origin: combination of 'Maria' and 'Sol'
Variants: Marisol  Spanish   (#840 in US 2015 popularity)

Marley
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: pleasant wood
Info about origin: from an Old English family name that derives from a place name meaning 'pleasant wood' or 'pine marten wood'
Words: myrig=pleasant (Old English) ; leah=the wood, the clearing, the meadow (Old English) ; mearth=the pine marten (Old English)
Male form: Marley
Variants: Marley  English   (#218 in US 2015 popularity)
 Marlee  English   (#453 in US 2015 popularity)
 Marleigh  English   (#896 in US 2015 popularity)

Martha
Language of origin: Aramaic
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: mistress
Info about origin: in the Bible Martha is the sister of Lazarus
Words: marta=the mistress, the lady (Aramaic)
Variants: Martha  German, English, Scandinavian, Greek   (#789 in US 2015 popularity)
 Marta  Italian, Spanish
 Marthe  French

Mary
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: bitterness (?)
Info about origin: as the name of Mary, the mother of Jesus, a symbol for pure and deep love
 the meaning of the name is disputed; maybe it means 'bitterness'
 another possibility is an Egyptian origin with the name derived from 'mry' (beloved)
 'Maria' is the Greek/Latin original form, 'Mirjam' the older Aramaic/Hebrew form
 probably the most often used Christian female name
Words: mirjam=the bitterness (Aramaic) ; mry=the beloved (Egyptian)
Variants: Mary  English   (#124 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maike  German, Low German, Frisian
 Mareile  German, Swiss German
 Maria  German, Italian, Portuguese, English, Scandinavian, Dutch, Polish, Greek   (#109 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mariana  German   (#296 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mariane  German
 Marie  German, French, Czech   (#564 in US 2015 popularity)
 Marion  German, French, English
 Mariona  German
 Marisa  German, Italian, Spanish, English
 Marissa  German, Italian, Spanish, English   (#540 in US 2015 popularity)
 Miriam  English, French, German   (#294 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mirjam  German, Dutch
 Maleah  English   (#833 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maliah  English   (#919 in US 2015 popularity)
 Manon  French
 Mariah  English   (#155 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mariam  English, Arabic   (#563 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mariella  Italian
 Marietta  Italian
 Mariette  French
 Marilyn  English   (#426 in US 2015 popularity)
 Marita  Italian, Spanish
 Mariyah  English   (#979 in US 2015 popularity)
 María  Spanish
 Maureen  English
 May  English
 Mia  Scandinavian   (#6 in US 2015 popularity)
 Miah  English   (#614 in US 2015 popularity)
 Miya  English   (#966 in US 2015 popularity)
 Molly  English   (#144 in US 2015 popularity)
 Myah  English   (#686 in US 2015 popularity)
 Manja  Russian
 Marija  Russian, Slovenian
 Marika  Hungarian
 Mariska  Hungarian
 Marja  Russian
 Marushka  Russian
 Maryam  Arabic, Persian   (#567 in US 2015 popularity)
 Meeri  Finnish
 Malia  Hawaii   (#313 in US 2015 popularity)

Mathilde
Language of origin: Old High German
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words: maht=the might, the strength (Old High German) ; hiltja=the fight (Old High German)
Variants: Mathilde  German, French
 Mathilda  German, English
 Matilde  German, French
 Mechthild  German
 Matilda  English   (#533 in US 2015 popularity)
 Maud  English
 Maude  English

May
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Words:  (English)
Variants: May  English
 Mae  English   (#588 in US 2015 popularity)

Mckenna
Language of origin: Irish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: son of Cionaodh
Info about origin: from the Irish family name 'Mac Cionnaith' (son of Cionaodh)
 despite this origin/meaning in use as a female name
Words: mac=the son (Scottish)
Variants: Mckenna  English   (#248 in US 2015 popularity)
 Makenna  English   (#286 in US 2015 popularity)

Meadow
Language of origin: Old English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: meadow
Info about origin: use of the common English word 'meadow' as given name
 the word itself derives from Old English 'maedwe', a word with roots that go back to Indoeuropean
Words: maedwe=the meadow (Old English) ; me=to mow (Indoeuropean) ; (English)
Variants: Meadow  English   (#676 in US 2015 popularity)

Melanie
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the dark, the black
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Melania is an epithet of Demeter, a goddess of fertility
Words: melas=black (Old Greek)
Variants: Melanie  German, English, Dutch   (#80 in US 2015 popularity)
 Meilani  English   (#948 in US 2015 popularity)
 Melany  English   (#485 in US 2015 popularity)
 Milani  English   (#667 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mélanie  French

Melina
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: woman from the island Melos (?)
Variants: Melina  German   (#594 in US 2015 popularity)
 Meline  German

Melissa
Language of origin: Old Greek
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: the bee
Info about origin: in Greek mythology Melissa is a nymph that cared for young Zeus
Words: melitta=the bee (Old Greek) ; melissa=the bee (Old Greek)
Variants: Melissa  German   (#253 in US 2015 popularity)
 Melitta  German
 Mélissa  French

Melody
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: melody
Info about origin: use of the common English word as a given name
 the word has Greek roots
Words:  (English) ; melos=the chant (Old Greek) ; aeidein=to sing (Old Greek)
Variants: Melody  English   (#148 in US 2015 popularity)

Meredith
Language of origin: Welsh
Gender: female
Info about origin: Anglicized form of a male Welsh name 'Maredudd' that is now also used as a female given name
 for more see 'Maredudd'
Variants: Meredith  English   (#590 in US 2015 popularity)

Micah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Who is like Yahweh?
Info about origin: in the Bible Micah is a minor prophet who predicted the destruction of Jerusalem
Words: miy=who (Hebrew) ; yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Male form: Micah
Variants: Micah  English   (#833 in US 2015 popularity)

Michaela
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: Who is like God?
Info about origin:See male form Michael
Variants: Michaela  German, Dutch, English   (#496 in US 2015 popularity)
 Michelle  French, English, German   (#192 in US 2015 popularity)
 Makayla  English   (#143 in US 2015 popularity)
 Micaela  Italian, Spanish
 Micheline  French
 Michèle  French
 Miguela  Spanish
 Mikaela  Scandinavian   (#603 in US 2015 popularity)
 Mikayla  Russian   (#349 in US 2015 popularity)

Milania
Language of origin: Unknown
Gender: female
Variants: Milania  English   (#795 in US 2015 popularity)

Milena
Language of origin: Old Slavic
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Milan
Variants: Milena  German, Czech, Russian   (#758 in US 2015 popularity)
 Milan  English   (#695 in US 2015 popularity)
 Milana  Estonian   (#680 in US 2015 popularity)

Mina
Language of origin: German
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Variants: Mina  German   (#761 in US 2015 popularity)

Mira
Language of origin: Old Slavic
Gender: female
Info about origin: (not yet available)
Variants: Mira  Slavic   (#585 in US 2015 popularity)

Miracle
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: miracle
Info about origin: use of the common English word as given name
 the word itself has Latin roots
Words:  (English) ; miraculum=the wonder (Latin) ; mirus=wonderful (Latin)
Variants: Miracle  English   (#414 in US 2015 popularity)

Miranda
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: created by Shakespeare for the heroine of his play 'The Tempest'
 also the name of one of the moons of the planet Uranus
Words: mirandus=admirable, wonderful (Latin)
Variants: Miranda  German, English, Albanian   (#278 in US 2015 popularity)

Monica
Language of origin: Latin
Gender: female
Info about origin: meaning and origin not known for sure
 sometimes said to derive from Latin 'monachus' (monk)
 in the Middle Ages seen as connected to Latin 'monere' (to advise) and meaning 'advisor'
 known from Saint Monica, the mother of Saint Augustine, a 'father of the church' (4th century AD)
 because Saint Monica came from Carthage in Northern Africa the name could also be of North African/Phoenician origin
Words: monachus=the hermit, the monk (Latin) ; monere=to advise, to warn (Latin)
Variants: Monica  Italian, English, Portuguese   (#560 in US 2015 popularity)
 Moni  German
 Monika  German, Scandinavian
 Monique  French
 Mónica  Spanish

Monroe
Language of origin: Scottish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: from the mouth of the Roe
Info about origin: from a family name meaning 'from the mouth of the Roe', the Roe being a river in Ireland
Variants: Monroe  English   (#716 in US 2015 popularity)

Montserrat
Language of origin: Spanish
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: jagged mountain
Info about origin: from the name of a mountain near Barcelona in Spain, the site of a monastery
 the original Latin name 'mons serratus' of the mountain means 'jagged mountain'
Words: mons=the mountain (Latin) ; serratus=jagged (Latin)
Variants: Montserrat  Spanish   (#648 in US 2015 popularity)
 Monserrat  Spanish   (#765 in US 2015 popularity)

Morgana
Language of origin: Celtic
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Morgan
Variants: Morgana  English
 Morgan  English, Welsh   (#120 in US 2015 popularity)
 Morgane  English

Moriah
Language of origin: Hebrew
Gender: female
Meaning/translation: seen by Yahweh (?)
Info about origin: in the Bible Moriah is the name of the place where Abraham was to sacrifice his son
Words: ra'ah=to see (Hebrew) ; yahweh=(the name of God) (Hebrew)
Variants: Moriah  English   (#976 in US 2015 popularity)

Myla
Language of origin: Old French
Gender: female
Info about origin:See male form Miles
Variants: Myla  English   (#335 in US 2015 popularity)

Myra
Language of origin: English
Gender: female
Info about origin: invented by the poet Fulke Greville in the 17th century
Variants: Myra  English   (#597 in US 2015 popularity)