Mariya Name Meaning & Origin

Mariya

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:

Mariah, Mariyah

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