Mariah: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mariah
Origin of the name Mariah:
Variant of the Hebrew Moriya (teacher). The name is borrowed from that of a hill from which Abraham prepared to offer Isaac up as a sacrifice. It is a holy place now covered by the Muslim Kubbet es-Sakrah (the Dome of the Rock).
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Riah or Ri (Pronounced with a long I). Mya
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Of Latin origin, meaning "Star of the Sea".
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Mariah Carey, singer
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"They Call the wind Mariah", folk song