Maiken: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Maiken

Maiken

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Origin of the name Marie:

French cognate of Mary, which is derived from the Hebrew Miryām, a name of debated meaning. Many believe it to mean "sea of bitterness" or "sea of sorrow." However, some sources cite the alternative definitions of "rebellion," "wished-for child," and "mistress or lady of the sea." The name is borne in the Bible by the mother of Jesus, the son of God.

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Enjoys some popularity in Scandinavia, as well as Germany.

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"Sea of bitterness".

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Maiken Caspersen Falla, Norwegian cross-country skier
Maiken Pape, Danish soccer player

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