Marlis Name Meaning & Origin

Marlis

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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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old fashioned but sweet

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A German combination of Maria and Elizabeth.

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Marlis Petersen, a German coloratura soprano

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