Marija: Meaning, Popularity, Origin of Baby Name Marija

Marija

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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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I think this is a beautiful name, and this is my sisters daughters name. It's a family name, and I'm glad she used it. Her other two daughters are Kyleena and Izabelle.

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Form of Maria used in several Central and Eastern European languages including Serbian, Croatian, Lithuanian and Latvian.

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