Macaria: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Macaria
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This name is pronounced mah-KAH-ree-ah. The Spanish male form of this name is Macario. The meaning of this name means more than just a physical prosperity; it is meaning that you have everything you could ever possibly need (emotionally, spiritually, physically, financially).
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My pastor mentioned this name in a sermon and gave us the background of the meaning. My husband and I immediately loved the name.
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This name is of Spanish and Greek origin. It means "truly blessed."
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Macaria, a Mexican actress.
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Historical reference: An ancient name of Cyprus, which was known as "The Holy/Blessed Island."
In Greek and Byzantine Mythology there name of a minor deities named Macarina. Also in Greek mythology, Macaria was one of Hercules' children who sacrificed herself to Persephone to make sure Athens won the war against King Eurystheus (who wanted to kill Hercules' children after Hercules' death) and save her siblings.