Mhairi Name Meaning & Origin

Mhairi

Pronunciation: VAH-ree, MA-ree (key)

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Vah-ree = Vaz
Ma - ree = Maz
varz - ee = Mharzy
varz = Mharz

Meanings and history of the name Mhairi

Mhairi is the vocative tense of the name Mairi, the Scottish Gaelic for Mary.

The vocative tense applies when people call out a name. So a Gaelic speaker would never call their daughter Mhairi, they would be called Mairi. But when an English speaker hears someone called over theu would hear the "name" Mhairi and think "what a lovely name"!

Mhairi is pronounced Vah-ree and is the vocative tense of Mairi pronounced Mah-ree. The proper pronunciation of Mhairi is Va-hreeIn Gaelic mh and bh make a V sound, there is no letter V in Gaelic, so that is the equivalent.

Famous real-life people named Mhairi

Mhairi McKay, a Scottish golfer

Mhairi in song, story & screen

Traditional Scottish song 'All for Mhairi's Wedding'
link- http://www.poetryofscotland.co.uk/Songs/mhairi.php

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