• Gender: Neutral
  • Origin: Latin
  • Meaning: Of The Sea Or Bitter

What is the meaning of the name Maria?

The name Maria is primarily a gender-neutral name of Latin origin that means Of The Sea Or Bitter.

Form of Mary, or referring to the Virgin Mary.

Different Spellings of the name Maria:

Mariea, Mariya

People who like the name Maria also like:

Jacob, Alexander, William, Benjamin, Gabriel, Liam, Oliver, Emma, Grace, Elizabeth, Sophia, Isabella, Charlotte, Olivia

Names like Maria:

Mar, Mamoru, Minor, Maura, Morrow, Mara, Meira, Marwa, Meriwa, Merry, Mirah, Mehera, Mura, Morowa, Moreh, Meora, Meria, Mirari, Mauro, Mirai, Miro, Meara, Maire, Muneera, Mer, Maro, Mirra, Mayra, Mario, Murray

Celebrity Babies with this Name:

Maria Lucia Baldwin - daughter of Alec Baldwin and Hilaria Baldwin , born 2021
Maria Adela Huggins - daughter of Penelope Ann Miller and James Huggins , born 2009
Chianna Maria Bono - daughter of Sonny Bono and Mary Bono , born 1991
Lyla Maria Schwarzenegger Pratt - daughter of Chris Pratt and Katherine Schwarzenegger , born 2020

Stats for the Name Maria

checkmark Maria is currently not in the top 100 on the Baby Names Popularity Charts
checkmark Maria is currently #91 in U.S. births

Potential drawbacks of using the name Maria:

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1. Commonness: Maria is a very popular name worldwide, which means that there may be many other individuals with the same name, leading to potential confusion or difficulty in standing out.
2. Lack of uniqueness: Due to its popularity, naming a child Maria may result in them having a less distinctive identity compared to others with more unique names.
3. Cultural associations: Depending on the cultural context, the name Maria may carry certain stereotypes or expectations that could impact how others perceive and interact with the individual.
4. Pronunciation challenges: The pronunciation of Maria can vary across different languages and accents, potentially causing difficulties for non-native speakers or leading to mispronunciations.
5. Historical and religious connotations: As a name with strong historical and religious ties, some individuals may feel burdened by the weight of these associations or find it difficult to separate their personal identity from these external influences.

Songs about Maria

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(A Problem Like) Maria - Sound of Music Soundtrack
Anna Maria - We The Kings
Ave Maria - Franz Schubert
Ave Maria - Thievery Corporation
Ave Maria Grotto - Kate Campbell
Dear Maria, Count Me In - All Time Low
JalapeƱo Maria - Austin Lounge Lizards
Mamma Maria - Ricchi e Poveri
Maria - Blondie
Maria - Green Day
Maria - Kathleen Edwards
Maria - Kristina Olsen
Maria - Louise Taylor"
Maria - Rage Against the Machine
Maria - Steven Curtis Chapman
Maria Elena - The Smithereens
Maria Magdalena - Sandra
Maria Maria - Santana
Maria's Little Elbows - Sparklehorse
My Maria - B.W. Stevenson, remade
Sarah Maria - James Taylor
Take A Letter Maria - R.B. Greaves
Where Is Maria - Greg Brown