Maria

Girl
mer-ee-uh Star of the sea; wished-for child.

Meaning

Maria is a female given name and is of Greek origin. It means star of the sea; wished-for child. Pronounced as mer-ee-uh, the name is currently in the top 250 of U.S birth chart of the year 2021 and not in the top 1000 of NameChef Most Popular Baby Names. Variations of Maria include Mariah.

Origin

Greek

Gender

Maria is a girl's name.

Variations

Mariah

Pronunciation

mer-ee-uh (Listen)

Syllables

3

The rank of Maria in the United States over time

Source: Social Security Administration

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