Marja Name Meaning & Origin
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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Form of "Mary" used in most notably in Dutch and Finnish. In Finnish it normally means "Maria"
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Marysia, Maryśka, Manya, Mańka, Mariola
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Marie Curie (née Marja Salomea Skłodowska)
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