Manya: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Manya

Manya

Pronunciation: n/a

Origin of the name Maria:

Latin form 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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People with this name are outgoing and they are not afraid to be themselves. They are very bubbly, immature, and moody.

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This is my name and I love it because it's unusual. On the downside, people seem to think I'm a bit loose and I party too much. I've had a lot of boyfriends and they say one of their favorite things about me is my name because it's different. I've also earned a reputation as a boyfriend stealer and a liar, and I can't say they're wrong about me. haha. But I'm also loud and I have a lot of energy, so at parties I'm always the craziest girl there. I love the attention I get from guys and I think a lot of my personality stems from having the name Manya. I just love to have fun and be the center of attention as long as lots of guys are there. And I will stick up for my friends unless they have something I want, like a cute guy or nice clothes. I'm a bit conceited and I'm not ashamed to be myself. Bottom line, I love my name and people love it too.

I have a friend with this name and alot of peple think she's a flirt, but shes just outgoing and charming. and they make fun of her name and its mean. i think its a cool name and it's differnt.

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A Russian nickname for Maria.

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