Maree: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Maree

Maree

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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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In Australia, Maree is the default spelling of the name Marie. Like Marie in other English-speaking countries, Maree is most common as a middle name in Australia, although it was popular as a first name in the 1970s.

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I am called Maree after Loch Maree in Wester Ross Scotland.

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A spelling variation of the French name Marie, Maree has become the more common version in Australia.

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