Mariah: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Mariah

Mariah

Pronunciation: mah-RIY-ə (key)

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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Related Names:

Maria, Mariya

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Riah or Ri (Pronounced with a long I). Mya
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Meanings and history of the name Mariah: | Edit

Of Latin origin, meaning "Star of the Sea".

Famous real-life people named Mariah: | Edit

Mariah Carey, singer

Mariah in song, story & screen: | Edit

"They Call the wind Mariah", folk song

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