Boy Names Start With M

Name Origin meaning Popularname
MAADArabic the son of Adnan king of the Hedjaz.-----
MABONArthurian the great youth a warrior the son of Modron.-----
MABONAGRAINArthurian Sir nephew of king Evrain.-----
MABUZArthurian ruler of the Castle of Death. -----
MACHOSCOLERUSAssyrian an Assyrian king. -----
MADOCArthurian son of Owain Gwynedd. -----
MADORArthurian Sir a Scotch knight.-----
MAHELOASArthurian lord of the Isle of Glass. -----
MAHFUZArabic defended preserved.-----
MAHMOODArabic praiseworthy. -----
MAHMOUDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MAHMUDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MAHOMETArabic praiseworthy. -----
MAKRAMArabic honourable noble.-----
MALAAfrican bitter. -----
MALAKArabic angel. -----
MALDUCArthurian lord of the Misty Lake. -----
MALEKArabic king. -----
MLEKArabic master. -----
MALEK TAUSArabic a deity adored by the Yezedees. -----
MALICUAssyrian a petty chief i.e. a Kinglet.-----
MALIKArabic king. -----
MAMAMISAssyrian a king of the Luksai. -----
MANAFFArabic an Arabian god possibly of the sun.-----
MANOUGHArmenian a boy a child an infant.-----
MANSAKAArabic a king of Magalani. -----
MANSAKIRArabic a king of Marabanu. -----
MANSOORArabic victorious. -----
MANSURArabic victorious. -----
MANTU MI ANKHUAssyrian Mantu the living. -----
MANYARAAfrican lucky or rich with plunder. -----
MARAIUArabic a Libyan chief. -----
MARCHArthurian horse Tristans uncle. -----
MARDIGArmenian warrior. -----
MARDUKAssyrian son of the chamber the patron deity of Babylon. -----
MARIHAAssyrian successor to Benhadad III. -----
MARISArthurian of the sea Ector de Maris.-----
MARKArthurian king of Cornwall. -----
MARMARArabic marble. -----
MARROKArthurian Sir a werewolf.-----
Maruduk salim anniAssyrian Marduk to me is Peace. -----
Maruduk sar uzurAssyrian a governor in the reign of Vul nirari III.-----
MARUDUK TARAssyrian Marduk the Judge. -----
Maruduk utu laniAssyrian Marduk exalt me. -----
MASEGOAfrican blessings. -----
MASHAKENArabic a Libyan chief. -----
MASHASHARArabic the son of Kapur. -----
MASIKAAfrican born during a monsoon. -----
MASKIMAkkadian Layer of Ambushes. -----
MASOODArabic chance. -----
MASOUDArabic chance. -----
MASSOUDArabic chance. -----
MASUDArabic chance. -----
MATATAAfrican troublemaker. -----
MATTIArmenian the king of Atuna & later Sinuhta.-----
MAZINArabic vetch -----
MCHUMBAAfrican sweetheart. -----
MEDRODArthurian Arthurs nephew. -----
MEHMOODArabic praiseworthy. -----
MEHMUDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MEKHITARArmenian comforter. -----
MELEAGANTArthurian abducted Guinevere. -----
MELEKArabic king. -----
MELEKArmenian king. -----
MELIADUSArthurian father of Tristan. -----
MELIKArabic king. -----
MELISIZWEAfrican leader of the nation. -----
MELWASArthurian a lover of Gwenhwyvar. -----
MENWArthurian soul a son of Teirgwaedd. -----
MERDDHINArthurian hill in the sea. -----
MEREHWITAnglo Saxon sea white. -----
MERGIMAlbanian exile. -----
MERIKHArabic Mars. -----
MERLINArthurian Arthurs tutor the prince of enchanters. -----
MER MESAfrican an obscure prince of Ethiopia. -----
MERODAK MU BASAAkkadian an early Chaldean astronomer. -----
METTAArabic Matthew. -----
MGRDITCHArmenian baptist. -----
MHAMMEDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MIDHATArabic a praiseworthy action. -----
MIKDIARAArmenian the father of Sarzina. -----
MILIKAssyrian King. -----
MINASEAssyrian Manasseh. -----
MINUAArmenian the son of Ispuni. -----
MIRLINDAlbanian well born. -----
MIRRIKHArabic Mars. -----
Misa nana kal ammiAkkadian an early Chaldean priest king. -----
MITAAssyrian the king of Muska. -----
MITATTIArmenian the king of Zikarti. -----
MITUNUAssyrian the governor of Isana. -----
MKHITARArmenian comforter. -----
MODREDArthurian a son of Lot traitor to Arthur. -----
MOHAMEDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MOHAMMADArabic praiseworthy. -----
MOHAMMEDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MOOTTALIBArabic demand request.-----
MORAUNTArthurian a giant Irish knight. -----
MORDREDArthurian a son of Lot traitor to Arthur. -----
MORHOLTArthurian a giant Irish knight. -----
MOSIAfrican first born. -----
MOSTAFAArabic elect. -----
MOTALLEBArabic demand request.-----
MOUSAArabic Moses. -----
MOVSESArmenian Moses drawn out.-----
MUDADArabic the chief of a Jorhamite tribe. -----
MUGGERDITCHArmenian the baptist. -----
MUGGURDICHArmenian the baptist. -----
MUHAMMADArabic praiseworthy. -----
MUHAMMEDArabic praiseworthy. -----
MUHSINArabic giver granter.-----
MUJAHIDArabic industrious. -----
MUKHTARArabic chosen. -----
MULAGUNNUNAAkkadian an early Chaldean king. -----
MULGEAkkadian Bel Lord of the Underworld.-----
MULIS ASSURAssyrian a chief of army commanders. -----
MUMINArabic a believer in religious matters. -----
MUNAAramaic counted. -----
MUNAMMIHAssyrian the father of Nebosarziltimu. -----
MUNIMArabic benefactor. -----
MUNIRArabic beaming. -----
MUNIRSUARTAAssyrian a king of the Araziasai. -----
MUR MAZ AAssyrian an Assyrian pilot. -----
MUSAArabic Moses. -----
MUSADArabic lucky. -----
Mu sal lim marudukAkkadian the son of Ukani. -----
MU SAL LIM NINIPAssyrian the governor of Bile. -----
MU SIG SARAssyrian the governor of Kirruri. -----
MUSKAAssyrian possessor or one who runs about Meshech.-----
MUSTAFAArabic elect. -----
MUSTAPHAArabic elect. -----
MUSURIAssyrian a king of Moab. -----
MUTAGGILAssyrian the Rabsaki of Vul nirari III. -----
MUTAGGIL ASSURAssyrian Trusting in Assur. -----
MUTAGGIL NEBOAssyrian Trusting in Nebo. -----
MUTAGGIL NUSKUAssyrian an early king of Assyria. -----
MUTAMIDArabic trustworthy. -----
MUTARIZ ASSURAssyrian the Rabsaki of Samsi Vul III. -----
MUTASIMArabic servant. -----
MUTTALIBArabic demand request.-----
MWANAJUMAAfrican child of Friday. -----
MWENYEAfrican a lord a possessor. -----
MAKRUBabyloniana name of the deity Marduk.-----
MARDUKBabylonian son of the chamber the patron deity of Babylon.-----
MAR SIPPARBabyloniana Sipparite.-----
Maruduk balad su iqbiBabylonianMarduk proclaims his Life.-----
Maruduk bal idinnaBabylonianMarduk a Son has given.-----
Maruduk bel usateBabylonianthe foster brother of Maruduk zikur izkir.-----
Maruduk bel uzurBabylonianthe governor of Amida.-----
Maruduk mu damikBabylonianMarduk the Prosperer.-----
Maruduk nadin ahiBabylonianMarduk has given a Brother.-----
MARUDUK SADUABabylonianthe governor of Sallat.-----
Maruduk salim anniBabylonianMarduk to me is Peace.-----
Maruduk sapik zirratBabyloniana king of Babylon.-----
Maruduk zikur izkurBabylonianMarduk proclaims Renown.-----
MERODACHBabylonianMarduk.-----
MERODACH BALADANBabylonianthe son of Yagina.-----
MERODACH BAL UZURBabylonianthe governor of Amida.-----
MERODAK MU BASABabylonianan early Chaldean astronomer.-----
MESISIMARDOCHBabyloniana rebel king of Babylon.-----
MILIK HARBATBabylonianNis Belu.-----
MILI SIHUBabylonianthe successor of Nazirudas.-----
Misa nana kal ammiBabylonianan early Chaldean priest king.-----
MOUMISBabylonianthe waters.-----
MULAGUNNUNABabylonianan early Chaldean king.-----
MURANUBabylonianlittle lion.-----
MURDUSBabylonianKharbat a Kassite deity.-----
Mu sal lim marudukBabylonianthe son of Ukani.-----
MARKELBasqueof Mars.-----
MARKOBasqueof Mars.-----
MATTINBasqueof Mars.-----
MIKELBasquewho is like God-----
MITXELBasquewho is like God-----
MARKOBulgarianof Mars.-----
MECHOBulgarianbear.-----
MIROSLAVBulgarian peace glory.-----
MOMCHILBulgarianboy youth.-----
MANDUBRATHCeltic the divine king of the land the man of black treason.-----
MANDUBRATIUSCeltic the divine king of the land Mandubrath.-----
MAPONOSCelticthe great youth.-----
MAPONUSCelticthe great youth.-----
MIDIRCeltica trickster god.-----
MORCANTCelticsea circle.-----
MORITASGUSCelticruler or imperator of the sea.-----
MAGAHETChamoru/Chamorrocertainly truly.-----
MAIPEChamoru/Chamorrofiery hot passionate.-----
MAMESChamoru/Chamorroagreeable charming.-----
MATAPANGChamoru/Chamorrobrave intrepid spirited.-----
MEIChinesea red gem.-----
MEIFENChineseplum fragrance.-----
MEIFENGChinesebeautiful wind.-----
MEIHUIChinesebeautiful wisdom.-----
MEILIChinesebeautiful and graceful.-----
MEILINChineseplum grove.-----
MEIRONGChinesebeautiful countenance.-----
MEIXIANGChinesebeautiful fragrance.-----
MEIXIUChinesebeautiful grace.-----
MINGXIAChineseclear halo.-----
MINGZHUChinesebright pearl.-----
MHALCornishwho is like God-----
MARIJANCroatianof the sea.-----
MIHOCroatianwho is like God-----
MIHOVILCroatianwho is like God-----
MIRKOCroatianwork rule.-----
MAREKCzechof Mars.-----
MATEJCzechgifts of Jehovah.-----
MATOUCzechgifts of Jehovah.-----
MATUSCzechgifts of Jehovah.-----
MICHALCzechwho is like God-----
MIKOLACzechvictor of the people.-----
MIKULACzechvictor of the people.-----
MILANCzechfavor grace.-----
MILOCzechfavor glory.-----
MILOSLAVCzechfavor glory.-----
MIREKCzechpeace glory.-----
MIROSLAVCzechpeace glory.-----
MADSDanishgift of the Lord.-----
MATHIASDanishgift of the Lord.-----
MOGENSDanishgreat.-----
MORTENDanishof Mars.-----
MAARTENDutchof Mars.-----
MAASDutcha twin.-----
MARIJNDutchmarine of the sea.-----
MARKODutchof Mars.-----
MARTIJNDutchof Mars.-----
MATTHIJSDutchgifts of Jehovah.-----
MAURITSDutcha Moor.-----
MENNODutchmighty strength.-----
MICHAELDutchwho is like God-----
MICHIELDutchwho is like God-----
MIESDutchwhom Jehovah has established or appointed .-----
MOZESDutchsaved from the water or great Law giver.-----
MAAEgyptianthe god of sight.-----
MAA ANTEF EFEgyptiana mystical spirit.-----
MAA NA HESE MANEgyptiana chief of boatmen.-----
MAGETEgyptiana mystical demon.-----
MAHUEgyptianan XVIIIth dynasty Egyptian name.-----
MAIEgyptiana priest of Osiris.-----
MAI PARI NEFEREgyptiana priest of Apis.-----
MAKTEgyptianan uncertain deity.-----
MALOULIEgyptianan Egyptian deity worshipped in Nubia.-----
MA MAIEgyptianDivine Father.-----
MA MA MI AMENEgyptiana surname of Rameses IV.-----
MANDONOPHISEgyptianMentu hotep I.-----
MANDOTHPHEgyptiana king of Egypt for a short time.-----
MA NEFEREgyptianthe son of Se khem ka.-----
MANETHOEgyptiana high priest of Heliopolis he compiled a History of Egypt.-----
MARKATAEgyptiana mystical title of Amen Ra.-----
MARO IUA AMENEgyptianthe chief and scribe of Kush.-----
MARTHADEgyptianthe brother of Abdshemsaslam.-----
MASA HA ROTAEgyptiana son of Her hor si amun.-----
MASA KA HAROTAEgyptiana son of Her hor si amun.-----
MASSUIEgyptiana prince of Kush.-----
MAUTSEEgyptiana priest of the god Horus.-----
MEHHUREgyptiana mystical divinity.-----
MEHT NASKHTIEgyptianan auditor of justice.-----
MEINESEgyptiana prince of Kush.-----
MEIREEgyptiana priest of Netpe.-----
MEIRIEgyptiana priest of Pthah.-----
MENEgyptiananother name of the deity Amen Ra.-----
MENCHERESEgyptianMenkauhor.-----
MENDESEgyptiana ram deity and a town in the Delta.-----
MENENBAEgyptianan overseer of the temple of Amen Ra.-----
MENEPTHAHEgyptianBeloved by Pthah.-----
MENESEgyptianThe Stable or Firm.-----
MENKARAEgyptianthe builder of the Third Pyramid of Giza.-----
MENKAUHOREgyptiana king of the Vth dynasty.-----
MENKERAEgyptianthe builder of the Third Pyramid of Giza.-----
MENKHEPEREgyptiana high priest of Mentu.-----
MEN KHEPER RAEgyptiana XXIst dynasty king.-----
MEN KHET UEgyptianthe mother of Merri.-----
MEN NAEgyptianthe charioteer of Rameses II.-----
MEN NEFER HETEgyptianthe name of an early king.-----
MEN NUEgyptianthe son of captain Mentun sasu.-----
MENSKHERAEgyptianMenkera.-----
MENT EM SAFEgyptianthe brother of Queen Neit aker.-----
MENTHESUPHISEgyptianMent em saf.-----
MENTUEgyptiana form of Ra as a god of war.-----
MENTU EM ANKHEgyptianMentu the Living.-----
MENTU HOTEPEgyptianPeace of Mentu.-----
MENTUN SASUEgyptiana captain and Sutenrekh.-----
MENTU RAEgyptiana priest of Amen Ra.-----
MERAEgyptiana mystical divinity.-----
MERA HBA SAHUEgyptianLower World Mummy.-----
MER AMENEgyptianHe who loves Amen Ra.-----
Mer amen se amenEgyptianking Smendes.-----
MER BAEgyptianthe sixth king of Egypt.-----
MEREDEgyptianRebel.-----
MEREN HOREgyptianan early Egyptian king.-----
MERE PHREEgyptianan overseer of gatekeepers.-----
MERE SU RAEgyptiana royal scribe.-----
MER HABEgyptianthe father of Nes em ab.-----
MER HETEgyptianthe son of an early king.-----
MERHET NETSEgyptianthe grandson of Tetet.-----
MERHUEgyptianthe son of Pthah neferka.-----
MERIEgyptiana grand priest of Osiris.-----
MERI AMENEgyptianBeloved of Amen.-----
MERI ANEgyptiana royal personage of the XVIIIth or XIXth dynasty.-----
MERI BASTEgyptianthe father of a high priest of Amen Ra.-----
MERI EM AEgyptianthe son and successor of Pepi Merira.-----
MERIRAEgyptianhe who loves Ra.-----
MERI RAEgyptianhe who loves Ra.-----
MERI TUMEgyptianthe 7th son of Rameses III.-----
MERIUIEgyptiana royal scribe.-----
MER KA NESHUEgyptiana petty king of Egypt.-----
MER MESEgyptiana prince of Ethiopia.-----
MER NEB PTHAHEgyptianthe father of Pthah nefer ka and Ahura.-----
MERRIEgyptiana superintendent of public works.-----
MER SEN AKIEgyptiana chief commander of troops.-----
MERT KHA RAEgyptiana son of Rameses II.-----
MERT UEgyptianan Egyptian officer.-----
MESEgyptianan early astronomer.-----
MESOCHRISEgyptiana king of the IIIrd Egyptian dynasty.-----
MESUEgyptianSon.-----
MET HONT MIMUTEgyptianchief of the palace of Amen.-----
METHUSUPHISEgyptianthe successor of Phiops.-----
MET SU KHONSEgyptianan Egyptian gentleman.-----
MI AMENEgyptiana son of Rameses II.-----
MI ATUM UEgyptiana son of Rameses II.-----
MIBAHUEgyptianthe son of an unknown king.-----
MIBAMPESEgyptianLover of Iron.-----
MIEBIESEgyptianMer ba.-----
MI EN PTHAHEgyptianLoved of Pthah.-----
MINEgyptiana form of Amen Khem.-----
MI RAEgyptianthe name of two sons of Rameses II.-----
MISAPHRISEgyptiana king of the XVIIIth dynasty.-----
MisphragmuthosisEgyptiana XVIIIth dynasty king.-----
MNEVISEgyptianthe sacred bull of Heliopolis.-----
MOHAREgyptiana superintendent or military officer.-----
MONT EM HAEgyptianthe son of Nes pthah.-----
MONTHEgyptiana hawk headed deity.-----
MUI EN HIKUEgyptianThe Lion of Kings.-----
MUNTU HIK HOPSEFEgyptiana son of Rameses II.-----
MUNTU HIK HOP SEFEgyptiana son of Rameses III.-----
MURDUSEgyptianKharbat.-----
MUR KAUEgyptianan Egyptian officer.-----
MAACHAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew unisex Maakah meaning to press, to squeeze, i.e. oppression. In the bible this is the name of many characters including one of King David s wives and a son of Nahor.-----
MACEEnglishEnglish name which may mean either mace the spice or mace the weapon .-----
MACEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use from a variant spelling of the surname Massey which was originally a pet form of Matthew meaning gift of God.-----
MACIEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Macey meaning gift of God.-----
MACKEnglishOriginally a short form of surnames mostly Scottish beginning with Mac meaning son of, it is now sometimes given as a forename.-----
MACKENZIEEnglishScottish surname transferred to unisex forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Coinnich son of Coinneach, hence comely finely made.-----
MACYEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Macey meaning gift of God.-----
MADAIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Maday meaning middle or middle land. In the bible this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.-----
MADDISONEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Madison meaning son of Madde.-----
MADDOXEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Welsh personal name Madog meaning little fortunate one or little good one.-----
MADISONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use meaning son of Madde.-----
MAHALAEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Mahalah meaning disease.-----
MAHALAHEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Mahlah meaning disease. In the bible this is the name of a Gileadite sex uncertain and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad s five daughters.-----
MAHALIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Machliy meaning sick. In the bible this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahli.-----
MAHLAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew unisex Machlah meaning disease. In the bible this is the name of a Gileadite sex uncertain and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad s five daughters.-----
MAHLIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Machliy meaning sick. In the bible this is the name of a son of Merari. Also spelled Mahali.-----
MAHLONEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Machlown meaning sick. In the bible this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.-----
MAHONEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mathuin meaning bear calf.-----
MAITLANDEnglishEnglish and Scottish surname transferred to forename use derived from a byname for an ungracious person from Anglo Norman French maltalent/mautalent meaning bad tempered.-----
MAJOREnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Norman French personal name Mauger meaning work spear.-----
MALACHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew unisex Malak meaning angel, messenger. In the bible malak is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual.-----
MALACHAIEnglishVariant spelling of English Malachi meaning my messenger.-----
MALACHIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Malakiy meaning my messenger. In the bible this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.-----
MALACHYEnglishVariant spelling of English Malachi meaning my messenger.-----
MALCOLMEnglishAnglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Mael Coluim meaning devotee of St. Columb.-----
MALCOMEnglishVariant spelling of English Malcolm meaning devotee of St. Columba.-----
MALLORYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from a Norman French byname for an unfortunate person from Old French malheure meaning unfortunate, unhappy, unlucky.-----
MALONEEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Maoil Eoin meaning devotee of St. Eoin John .-----
MANASSEHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Menashsheh meaning causing to forget or one who forgets. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the eldest son of Joseph.-----
MANLEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements ge mne common, shared and leah meadow, pasture, hence common meadow. Its choice as a forename is probably due to its similarity to the word manly.-----
MANNIXEnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Mainchin meaning little monk.-----
MANNYEnglishPet form of English Immanuel meaning God is with us.-----
MARCHEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the Norman French word march meaning boundary. Compare with other forms of March.-----
MARKEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh March meaning horse. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a king of Cornwall.-----
MARKOPetEnglishform of English Mark meaning defense or of the sea. Compare with another form of Marko.-----
MARKUSEnglishEnglishform of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea. Compare with another form of Markus.-----
MARLENVariantEnglishspelling of English Marlon probably meaning little one of the sea. Compare with another form of Marlen.-----
MARLINEnglish1 Variant spelling of English Merlin meaning sea fort.-----
MARLONEnglishProbably an English contraction of French Marcelon meaning little one of the sea. This name was first brought to public attention by the American actor Marlon Brando whose family is said to be of French descent.-----
MARLOWEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a place name in Buckinghamshire composed of the Old English elements mere lake, pool and lafe leavings, remnants, hence marshland.-----
MARMADUKEEnglishAnglicized form of Old Irish Mael Maedoc meaning devotee of Maedoc.-----
MARQUISEnglishEnglish name derived from the French title for the governor of a border country, from Old French marchis border country . A Marquis ranks just below a Duke.-----
MARQUISEEnglishVariant spelling of English Marquis meaning governor of a border country.-----
MARSHALEnglishVariant spelling of English Marshall meaning either keeper of horses or shoeing smith.-----
MARSHALLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a Norman French occupational term denoting someone who was a keeper of horses, composed of the Germanic elements morah horse and scalc servant. By the time it became a surname it had acquired the meaning shoeing smith.-----
MARTIALEnglishEnglish form of Roman Latin Martialis meaning of/like Mars.-----
MARTIEEnglishPet form of English Martin meaning of/like Mars.-----
MARTINEnglishEnglish form of Roman Latin Martinus meaning of/like Mars. Compare with another form of Martin.-----
MARTYEnglishPet form of English Martin meaning of/like Mars.-----
MARVINEnglishVariant spelling of English Mervin meaning marrow eminent.-----
MARVYNEnglishVariant spelling of English Marvin meaning marrow eminent.-----
MASONEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use derived from French macon meaning mason, stone worker.-----
MASTERMANEnglishEnglish occupational surname transferred to forename use meaning man of the master, i.e. retainer or servant.-----
MATEnglishVariant spelling of English Matt meaning gift of God.-----
MATANIAEnglishVariant spelling of English Mattaniah meaning gift of God.-----
MATHEWEnglishVariant spelling of English Matthew meaning gift of God.-----
MATHIASEnglishVariant spelling of English Matthias meaning gift of God.-----
MATTEnglishShort form of English Matthew meaning gift of God.-----
MATTANIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Mattanyah meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of many characters this was Zedekiah s name before the captivity he changed it after becoming Judah s last king.-----
MATTATHIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of one of Christ s ancestors.-----
MATTHEWEnglishEnglish form of French Mathieu meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of one of the twelve apostles and author of the first Gospel of the New Testament.-----
MATTHIASEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Maththias meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.-----
MATTIEEnglishPet form of English Matthew meaning gift of God. Compare with feminine Mattie.-----
MATTITHIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Mattithyah meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a member of the family of Nebo.-----
MATTYEnglishVariant spelling of English Mattie meaning gift of God. Compare with feminine Matty.-----
MAURICEEnglishContracted form of Roman Latin Mauricius meaning dark skinned Moor. Introduced to Britain by the Normans. Infrequently used by the French and English.-----
MAVERICKEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the vocabulary word maverick originally meaning unbranded range animal. This was the surname of Samuel Maverick 1803 1870 a Texas cattleman who refused to brand his cattle. Its use as a personal name first began in the early 1990s after the release of the movie Maverick starring Mel Gibson. The sense of unconventional person, is first recorded in 1886 and seems to have developed from the notion of being independent, masterless.-----
MAXEnglishEnglish short form of both Latin Maximilian the greatest rival and Scottish Maxwell the stream of Mack.-----
MAXIMILIANEnglishShort form of Latin Maximilianus meaning the greatest rival. In use by the English and Germans.-----
MAYNARDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the Norman personal name Mainard meaning strong and hardy.-----
MAYNERDEnglishVariant spelling of English Maynard meaning strong and hardy.-----
MAYSONEnglishVariant spelling of English Mason meaning stone worker.-----
MCKENZIEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Mackenzie meaning comely, finely made.-----
MEADEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use denoting someone who lives by a meadow.-----
MEADEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Mead meaning lives by a meadow.-----
MEDADEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Meydad meaning love. In the bible this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses.-----
MEEDEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Mead meaning lives by a meadow.-----
MELEnglishUnisex short form of English names beginning with Mel .-----
MELBOURNEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use composed of the Old English elements mylla mill and burne stream, hence mill stream.-----
MELECHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Melek meaning king. In the bible this is the name of the second son of Micah.-----
MELVILLEEnglishScottish surname of Norman French origin transferred to English forename use from the name of various places in Normandy called Malleville meaning bad settlement.-----
MELVINEnglishEnglish name of uncertain origin possibly an altered form of Melville meaning bad settlement.-----
MELVYNEnglishVariant spelling of English Melvin meaning bad settlement.-----
MENAHEMEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Menachem meaning comforter. In the bible this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.-----
MERARIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Merariy meaning bitter, unhappy. In the bible this is the name of the third son of Levi.-----
MEREDITHEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from Welsh Meredydd probably meaning sea day or sea sun.-----
MERITEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Merritt meaning boundary gate. Compare with strictly feminine Merit.-----
MERLEEnglishEnglish unisex name derived from the Old French word merle meaning blackbird. It first came to public notice in the 1930s with the actress Merle Oberon and is mostly given to girls.-----
MERLINEnglishEnglish form of Latin Merlinus the name of a famous wizard of Arthurian legend meaning sea fort. Merlin was introduced into Arthurian legend by Geoffrey of Monmouth. According to Geoffrey Merlin was the son of a demon and a princess. He became known for his prophetic abilities at a very young age and was consulted by King Vortigern to explain why his castle kept collapsing. Merlin revealed that there was an underground lake in which two dragons slept a white one and a red one representing the Saxons and Britons and this was the portent for things to come. He is also called Myrddin Emrys meaning Merlin the Immortal.-----
MERLYNEnglishUnisex form of English Merlin meaning sea fort.-----
MERRICKEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from an Old Norman French personal name composed of the Germanic elements mari/meri fame and ric power, hence famous power.-----
MERRILLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use derived from the personal name Meriel meaning sea bright.-----
MERRITTEnglishEnglish surname transferred to unisex forename use from the Old English term moere gaet meaning boundary gate.-----
MERTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of various places composed of the Old English elements mere lake, pool and tun enclosure, settlement, hence lake settlement.-----
MERVEnglishShort form of English Mervin meaning marrow eminent.-----
MERVINEnglishVariant spelling of English Mervyn meaning marrow eminent.-----
MERVYNEnglishAnglicized form of Welsh Merfyn meaning marrow eminent.-----
MERYLEnglishVariant form of English unisex Merrill meaning sea bright.-----
MERYLEEnglishVariant spelling of English unisex Merrill meaning sea bright.-----
MESECHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Meshek meaning to draw. In the bible this is the name of a son of Japheth.-----
MESHECHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Meshek meaning to draw. In the bible this is the name of a son of Japheth.-----
METHUSAELEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshael meaning man of God. In the bible this is the name of a descendant of Cain.-----
METHUSELAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Methuwshelach meaning man of the dart. In the bible this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.-----
METUSHAELEnglishVariant spelling of English Methusael meaning man of God.-----
MICAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Miyka meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of several characters including the father of Mattaniah.-----
MICAIAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Miyka meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of several characters including the father of Mattaniah.-----
MICAJAHEnglishVariant spelling of English Micaiah meaning who is like God-----
MICHAEnglishVariant spelling of English Michah meaning who is like God-----
MICHAELEnglishAnglicized form of Greek Michael Hebrew Miyka el meaning who is like God or literally El s likeness. In the Old Testament bible this is the name of many characters including the prince of Angels the first archangel who was closest to God and became the guardian angel of Israel. In the New Testament he leads the angelic host against the Apocalyptic Dragon. The Dead Sea Scrolls contain a story entitled The War of the Sons of Light and the Sons of Darkness, in which Michael is described as the viceroy of heaven, a title said to once belong to Satan.His name was the war cry of the angels when he led them in battle against their chief antagonist Samael.-----
MICHAHEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Miykah meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of many characters including a minor prophet.-----
MICHAYAEnglishVariant spelling of English Micaiah meaning who is like God-----
MICKEnglishPet form of English Michael meaning who is like God Rarely used anymore due to its use as a derogatory term for a Catholic Irishman.-----
MICKEYEnglishUnisex pet form of English Michael and Michaela both meaning who is like God-----
MICKYEnglishPet form of English Michael meaning who is like God-----
MIDIANEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Midyan meaning strife, war. In the bible this is the name of a son of Abraham.-----
MIKEEnglishPet form of English Michael meaning who is like God-----
MIKIEnglishPet form of English Michael meaning who is like God-----
MILBURNEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of a place in Cumbria composed of the Old English elements mylen mill and burna stream, hence mill stream.-----
MILEEnglishMiddle English name of uncertain origin but commonly associated with Latin Milo meaning soldier.Compare with another form of Mile.-----
MILESEnglishPatronymic form of English Mile meaning son of Mile.-----
MILFORDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mylen mill and ford ford, hence mill ford.-----
MILLARDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a variant of the surname Millward a form of Millweard an old Anglo Saxon occupational surname composed of the Old English elements mylen mill and weard guardian, hence mill guard.-----
MILTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use form the name of various places most of which were derived from the Old English word mylentun meaning mill settlement.-----
MITCHEnglishShort form of English Mitchell meaning who is like God-----
MITCHELLEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from a medieval form of Michael meaning who is like God-----
MIYKAHEnglish Hebrew name meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of many characters including a minor prophet. The Anglicized form is Michah.-----
MOEnglishPet form of English Morris meaning dark skinned Moor. Compare with feminine Mo.-----
MOABEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Mowab meaning water, i.e. seed, hence of his father. In the bible this is the name of a son of Lot.-----
MOEEnglishPet form of English Moses meaning drawn out.-----
MOISEEnglishMiddle English form of French Moise meaning drawn out.-----
MONTAGUEEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use originally a Norman baronial name composed of the Old French elements mont hill, mountain and aigu pointed, hence pointed mountain.-----
MONTEEnglishVariant spelling of English Monty meaning pointed mountain.-----
MONTGOMERYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont hill and the Germanic personal name Gomeric hence hill of Gomeric.-----
MONTMORENCYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use originally a Norman baronial name composed of Old French mont hill and Germanic Morency hence hill of Morency.-----
MONTYEnglishPet form of English Montague pointed mountain, and more rarely Montgomery hill of Gomeric.-----
MORDECAIEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Mordekay meaning devotee of Marduk Mars or little man. In the bible this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.-----
MORDECHAIVariantEnglishspelling of English Mordecai meaning devotee of Marduk Mars or little man.-----
MORDREDEnglishOld English Arthurian legend name of a Knight of the Round Table who was the illegitimate son and traitor of King Arthur possibly meaning sea counsel. He was brother or half brother to Agravain Gaheris Gareth and Gawain and noted for having crowned himself and married Guinevere while Arthur was waging war on Emperor Lucius of Rome. He was killed by Arthur at the Battle of Camlann.-----
MORGANEnglishWelsh name derived from ancient Celtic Morcant probably meaning sea circle.In use by the English as a unisex name.-----
MORGENEnglishEnglish variant spelling of Welsh Morgan probably meaning sea circle. In use by the English as a unisex name.-----
MORIARTYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Muircheartaigh descendant of Muircheartach, hence skilled seaman.-----
MORLEYEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of numerous places composed of the Old English elements mor marsh, moor, and leah meadow, pasture, hence marsh meadow.-----
MORRISEnglishMedieval English form of Roman Latin Maurice meaning dark skinned Moor.-----
MORRISSEYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Muirgheasa descendant of Muirgheas, hence sea taboo.-----
MORTEnglishShort form of English Morton settlement on the moor, and Mortimer dead sea.-----
MORTIMEREnglishAnglicized form of Irish Gaelic Muiriartach meaning mariner, seaman.-----
MORTONEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use from the name of various places derived from Old English mortun meaning settlement on the moor.-----
MORTYEnglishPet form of English Morton settlement on the moor, and Mortimer dead sea.-----
MOSEEnglishShort form of English Moses meaning drawn out.-----
MOSEEnglishItalian form of English Moses meaning drawn out.-----
MOSESEnglishAnglicized form of Hebrew Moshe and Greek Mouses meaning drawn out. In the bible this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.-----
MOSSEnglishEnglishsurname transferred to forename use derived from medieval Jewish Moss 2 meaning drawn out. Compare with another form of Moss.-----
MURDANIEEnglishPet form of English Murdoch meaning sea warrior.-----
MURDIEEnglishPet form of English Murdoch meaning sea warrior.-----
MURDOEnglishPet form of English Murdoch meaning sea warrior.-----
MURDOCHEnglishAnglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireadhach meaning sea warrior.-----
MURDOCKEnglishScottish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Muireadhach meaning sea warrior.-----
MURDYEnglishPet form of English Murdoch meaning sea warrior.-----
MURGATROYDEnglishEnglish surname transferred to forename use derived from a place name meaning the clearing belonging to Margaret.-----
MURPHYEnglishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Murchadha descendant of Murchadh, hence sea warrior.-----
MURRAYEnglishScottish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Scottish Gaelic Muireach meaning sea warrior.-----
MURTAGHAnglicizedEnglishform of Gaelic Muircheartaigh descendant of Muircheartach, hence skilled seaman. Compare with another form of Murtagh.-----
MURTYEnglishPet form of English Murdock meaning sea warrior.-----
MYLESEnglishVariant spelling of English Miles meaning son of Mile.-----
MYRONEnglish Greek name adopted by early English Christians because of its association with the gift of myrrh given to Jesus by the Magi derived from the Greek word myron meaning myrrh.-----
MICHAELOEsperantoEsperanto form of English Michael meaning who is like God-----
MICHIJOEsperantoPet form of Esperanto Michaelo meaning who is like God-----
MIHHAELOEsperantoVariant spelling of Esperanto Michaelo meaning who is like God-----
MIHIJOEsperantoPet form of Esperanto Mihhaelo meaning who is like God-----
MIKELOEsperantoModern Esperanto form of Hebrew Miyka el meaning who is like God-----
MAINIOFinnishFinnish name meaning excellent.-----
MANNIFinnishFinnishornamental name meaning man. Compare with other forms of Manni.-----
MARKKUFinnishFinnish form of Greek Markos meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MARKOSerbianFinnishand Slovene form of Greek Markos meaning defense or of the sea. Also in use by the Basques Bulgarians Dutch Finnish Germans and Romani. Compare with another form of Marko.-----
MARTTIFinnishFinnish form of Latin Martinus meaning of/like Mars.-----
MATIASFinnishFinnish form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God.-----
MATTIFinnishFinnish form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God.-----
MAUNOFinnishVariant spelling of Finnish Maunu meaning great.-----
MAUNUFinnishFinnish form of Roman Latin Magnus meaning great.-----
MAURIFinnishFinnish form of Roman Latin Maurice meaning dark skinned Moor.-----
MIKAPetFinnishform of Finnish Mikko meaning who is like God Compare with another form of Mika.-----
MIKKOFinnishFinnish form of Greek Michael meaning who is like God-----
MACAIREFrenchFrench form of Latin Macarius meaning blessed.-----
MAINARDFrenchNorman French form of German Meinhard meaning strong and hardy.-----
MAINFREDFrenchNorman French form of German Manfred meaning strong peace.-----
MALGIERFrenchNorman French form of German Malger meaning work spear.-----
MARCShortFrenchform of French Marceau meaning defense or of the sea. Compare with another form of Marc.-----
MARCEAUFrenchFrench form of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MARCELFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Marcellus meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MARCELLINFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Marcellinus meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MARCELONFrenchDiminutive form of French Marcel defense or of the sea, hence little one of the sea.-----
MARINFrenchFrench form of Roman Latin Marinus meaning of the sea.-----
MARROKFrenchPossibly a French form of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea. In Arthurian legend this is the name of a knight who was also a werewolf. In Thomas Malory s Le Morte d Arthur Death of Arthur, 1469 1470 there is a single line mentioning this knight it reads as follows Sir Marrok the good knyghte that was betrayed with his wyf for she made hym seven yere a werwolf.-----
MARTINFrenchFrenchform of Roman Latin Martinus meaning of/like Mars. Compare with another form of Martin.-----
MATHIEUFrenchFrench form of Hebrew Mattithyah meaning gift of God.-----
MATHISFrenchFrench and German form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God.-----
MATTHIEUFrenchVariant spelling of French Mathieu meaning gift of God.-----
MAUGERFrenchShort form of Norman French Amauger meaning work spear.-----
MAUGIERFrenchVariant form of Norman French Mauger meaning work spear.-----
MAEDOCMisc. GaelicOld Irish Gaelic name meaning my dear edh.-----
MAEL MAEDOCMisc. GaelicOld Irish Gaelic name meaning devotee of Maedoc.-----
MAITIUMisc. Gaelic pron. mah tyoo Old Gaelic form of French Mathieu meaning gift of God.-----
MAOL MAODHOGMisc. GaelicModern Gaelic form of Old Irish Gaelic Mael Maedoc meaning devotee of Maedoc.-----
MARCASMisc. GaelicIrish Gaelic form of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MATHGHAMHAINMisc. GaelicIrish Gaelic byname meaning bear calf.-----
MUICHEACHTACHMisc. GaelicScottish Gaelic name composed of the elements muir sea and ceartach ruler, skilled, hence skilled seaman.-----
MUIRGHEASMisc. GaelicGaelic name composed of the elements muir sea and geas taboo, hence sea taboo.-----
MUIRIARTACHMisc. GaelicModern form of Scottish Gaelic Muicheachtach meaning skilled seaman.-----
MALGERGermanShort form of German Amalger meaning work spear.-----
MANFREDGermanOld German name composed of the elements magin strength and fred/frid peace, hence strong peace.-----
MANFRIDGermanVariant spelling of German Manfred meaning strong peace.-----
MANFRIEDGermanVariant spelling of German Manfred meaning strong peace.-----
MANNGermanGerman byname meaning a fierce strong man or simply man.-----
MANNIVariantGermanform of German Mann meaning man. Compare with other forms of Manni.-----
MARKOSerbianGermanand Slovene form of Greek Markos meaning defense or of the sea. Also in use by the Basques Bulgarians Dutch Finnish Germans and Romani. Compare with another form of Marko.-----
MARKUSGermanGermanform of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea. Compare with another form of Markus.-----
MARTENGermanLow German form of Latin Martinus meaning of/like Mars.-----
MATHISGermanFrench and German form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God.-----
MAXIMILIANGermanShort form of Latin Maximilianus meaning the greatest rival. In use by the English and Germans.-----
MEINARDGermanVariant spelling of German Meinhard meaning strong and hardy.-----
MEINHARDGermanOld German name composed of the elements magin might, strength and hard brave, hardy, strong, hence strong and hardy.-----
MEINOGermanShort form of German names beginning with Mein meaning might, strength.-----
MEINRADGermanGerman name composed of the elements magin might, strength and rad counsel, hence strong counsel.-----
MENNOGermanPet form of Dutch and German names beginning with Mein from Germanic magin meaning might, strength.-----
MERTENGermanLow German form of French Martin meaning of/like Mars.-----
MORENCYGermanGermanic form of Gallo Roman Maurentius meaning of the Moors.-----
MORITZGermanGerman form of Roman Latin Maurice meaning dark skinned Moor.-----
ModernGermanNorth German contracted form of Old German Rudolf meaning famous wolf.-----
MAKARIOSGreek Greek name derived from the word makaros meaning blessed.-----
MAKEDNOSGreek Greek name derived from the word makedones meaning the high/tall one. In mythology this is the name of a son of Zeus and Thyia.-----
MAKEDONGreekA contracted form of Greek Makednos meaning the high/tall one.-----
MAKSIMOSGreek Greek form of Latin Maximus meaning the greatest.-----
MANASSESGreek Greek form of Hebrew Menashsheh meaning causing to forget or one who forgets. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the eldest son of Joseph.-----
MARDOCHAIOSGreek Greek form of Akkadian Marduk solar calf probably meaning death and emptiness. In mythology Marduk is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach and is a Babylonian idol probably the planet Mars which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter and was propitiated with human victims.-----
MARKOSGreek Greek form of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea. In the New Testament bible this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.-----
MATHTHAIOSGreek Contracted form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of a son of Alphaios one of the twelve disciples.-----
MATHTHIASGreek Contracted form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of the apostle who took the place of Judas Iscariot.-----
MATTATHIASGreek Greek form of Hebrew Mattithyah meaning gift of God.In the bible this is the name of one of Christ s ancestors.-----
MATTHAIOSGreek Contracted form of Greek Maththaios meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of a son of Alphaios one of the twelve disciples.-----
MATTHANGreek Greek form of Hebrew Mattan meaning a gift. In the bible this is the name of an ancestor of Christ.-----
MELEAGROSGreek Greek name derived from the word meleagris meaning pheasant. In mythology this is the name of the son of Althaia and Oineus.-----
MENELAOSGreek Greek name composed of the elements meno to last, withstand and laos the people, hence withstanding the people. In mythology this is the name of a king of Sparta.-----
MENTORGreek Greek name derived from the word menos meaning spirit. In mythology this is the name of the son of lkimos.-----
METHODIOSGreek Greek name derived from methodos meaning method.-----
METROPHANESGreek Ancient Greek name composed of the elements meter mother and phanes appearing, hence mother appearing, perhaps in the sense resembles the mother.-----
MICHALGreek Greek form of Hebrew Miyka el meaning who is like God or literally El s likeness. In the bible this is the prince of archangels who was closest to God and was the guardian angel of Israel.-----
MIDASGreek In Greek mythology this is the name of a king of Phrygia famous for his Midas touch. After entertaining the drunken Silenus for eleven days Midas returned him to Dionysos who offered him his choice of anything he wanted. Midas asked to have everything he touched turned to gold. His wish was granted and Midas rejoiced but not for long for even his food and drink turned to gold before reaching his mouth. He prayed to Dionysos who took pity on him and gave him instructions for removing the cursed blessing.-----
MidrashGreekderives from the word midah/middah action measure rule the plural of which is midos actions of man or rulers of man especially of man s traits hence personality traits. Midos is the ruler of our personality and behavior it determines what is the central focus of our mind which affects all of our actions and thoughts. Midas was ruled by negative midos bad traits he was self focused and acted rashly making a bad choice when offered anything he wanted.-----
MILTIADESGreek Old Greek name derived from the word miltos meaning red earth.-----
MINOSGreek Greek name possibly derived from an ancient Cretan word for a king. In mythology this is the name of a king of Crete son of Zeus and Europe.-----
MNASONGreek Greek name possibly meaning remembering. In the bible this is the name of a Christian from Cyprus whom Paul stayed with in Jerusalem.-----
MONIMOSGreek Greek form of Arabic Munim meaning to be pleasing, or favorable one.-----
MORPHEUSGreek Greek name derived from the word morphe meaning form, shape. In mythology this is the name of a god of dreams.-----
MOUSESGreekVariant spelling of Greek Moyses meaning drawn out. In the bible this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.-----
MOYSESGreek Greek form of Hebrew Moshe meaning drawn out. In the bible this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.-----
MYRONGreek Greek name adopted by early English Christians because of its association with the gift of myrrh given to Jesus by the Magi derived from the Greek word myron meaning myrrh.-----
MARKOSerbianGypsy/Romaniand Slovene form of Greek Markos meaning defense or of the sea. Also in use by the Basques Bulgarians Dutch Finnish Germans and Romani. Compare with another form of Marko.-----
MERIKANOProbablyGypsy/Romania Romani form of Czech/Polish Marek meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MIHAIGypsy/RomaniRomanian form of Greek Michael meaning who is like God In use by the Romani.-----
MILOSHPossiblyGypsy/Romania Romani form of Czech Milos meaning favor glory.-----
MIRCEAGypsy/RomaniRomanian form of Slavic Mirce meaning peace. In use by the Romani.-----
MAKAIOHawaiianHawaiian form of English Matthew meaning gift of God.-----
MAKANIHawaiianHawaiian name meaning wind.-----
MALEKOHawaiianHawaiian form of English Mark meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MANOHawaiianHawaiian name meaning passionate lover shark.-----
MIKALAHawaiianHawaiian form of Hebrew Miyka el meaning who is like God-----
MOANAHawaiianHawaiian unisex name meaning wide expanse of water.-----
MOKEHawaiianHawaiian form of Hebrew Moshe meaning drawn out.-----
MAAKAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning to press, to squeeze, i.e. oppression. In the bible this is the name of many characters including one of King David s wives and a son of Nahor.-----
MACHLAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning disease. In the bible this is the name of a Gileadite sex uncertain and the name of the eldest of Zelophehad s five daughters.-----
MACHLIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Machliy meaning sick.-----
MACHLIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning sick. In the bible this is the name of a son of Merari.-----
MACHLONHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Machlown meaning sick.-----
MACHLOWNHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning sick. In the bible this is the name of the son of Elimelech and Naomi.-----
MADAYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning middle or middle land. In the bible this is the name of a place and the name of a son of Japheth and the people who descended from him.-----
MAHIRHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning expert, skilled or speedy.-----
MAKSIMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning enchanting, attractive. Compare with another form of Maksim.-----
MALAKHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning angel, messenger. In the bible this is a word used to denote a messenger from God or from a private individual. Compare with another form of Malak.-----
MALAKAIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Malakiy meaning my messenger.-----
MALAKIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning my messenger. In the bible this is the name of the last of the Hebrew prophets.-----
MALKAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning queen for girls and king for boys.-----
MANHebrew/JewishShort form of Hebrew Immanuw el English Immanuel meaning God is with us.-----
MANIHebrew/Jewish Pet form of Hebrew Menashsheh meaning causing to forget or one who forgets. Compare with another form of Mani.-----
MANNIVariantHebrew/Jewishspelling of Hebrew Mani meaning causing to forget or one who forgets. Compare with other forms of Manni.-----
MASAHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Massa meaning burden.Compare with another form of Masa.-----
MASSAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning burden. In the bible this is the name of a son of Ishmael.-----
MATANHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan meaning a gift. In the bible this is the name of a priest of Baal and the father of Shephatiah.-----
MATANYAHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah meaning gift of God.-----
MATITYAHebrew/Jewish Contracted form of Hebrew Mattithyah meaning gift of God.-----
MATITYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Matitya meaning gift of God.-----
MATTANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning a gift. In the bible this is the name of a priest of Baal and the father of Shephatiah.-----
MATTANYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of many characters this was Zedekiah s name before the captivity he changed it after becoming Judah s last king.-----
MATTATHIAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew form of Greek Mattathias meaning gift of God.-----
MATTITHYAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning gift of God. In the bible this is the name of several characters including a member of the family of Nebo.-----
MATTITHYAHUHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Mattithyah meaning gift of God.-----
MEIRHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning giving light.-----
MELEKHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning king. In the bible this is the name of the second son of Micah. In use by the Armenians.-----
MENACHEMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning comforter. In the bible this is the name of a king of Israel who was notorious for his cruelty.-----
MENASHEHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Menashsheh meaning causing to forget or one who forgets. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the eldest son of Joseph-----
MENASHSHEHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning causing to forget or one who forgets. In the bible this is the name of several characters including the eldest son of Joseph.-----
MEONOTHAIHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning habitations of Jehovah or my habitations. In the bible this is the name of the father of Ophrah.-----
MERARIYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning bitter, unhappy. In the bible this is the name of the third son of Levi.-----
MEREDHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning rebellion. In the bible this is the name of a son of Ezra.-----
MERODACHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew form of Akkadian Marduk solar calf meaning thy rebellion. In biblical times this was the name of a Babylonian idol probably the planet Mars which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter and was propitiated with human victims. Mordechai is a related name.-----
MESHEKHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning to draw. In the bible this is the name of a son of Japheth.-----
MESHULAMHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Meshullam meaning friend. In the bible this is the name of a scribe and many other minor characters.-----
MESHULLAMHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning friend. In the bible this is the name of many characters including a son of Zerubbabel.-----
METHUWSHAELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning man of God. In the bible this is the name of a descendant of Cain.-----
METHUWSHELACHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning man of the dart. In the bible this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.-----
METUSHELACHHebrew/Jewish Variant spelling of Hebrew Methuwshelach meaning man of the dart. In the bible this is the name of a son of Enoch. He lived to the age of 969 years.-----
MEYDADHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning love. In the bible this is the name of a prophet who lived in the time of Moses. Medad is the Anglicized form.-----
MEYERHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Meir meaning giving light.-----
MICHA ELHebrew/Jewish Variant form of Hebrew Miyka el meaning who is like God-----
MIDYANHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning strife, war. In the bible this is the name of a son of Abraham.-----
MIYKA ELHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of many characters including the prince of Angels the first archangel who was closest to God.-----
MIYKAHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of several characters including the father of Mattaniah.-----
MIYKAHHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning who is like God In the bible this is the name of many characters including a minor prophet. The Anglicized form is Michah.-----
MORAGHebrew/Jewish Hebrew unisex name meaning threshing board. Compare with strictly feminine Morag.-----
MORDEKAYHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name of Persian origin meaning devotee of Marduk Mars or little man. In the bible this is the name of a cousin of Queen Esther.-----
MORDIKAIHebrew/JewishVariant spelling of Hebrew Mordekay meaning devotee of Marduk Mars or little man.-----
MOSHEHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning drawn out. In the bible this is the name of the leader who brought the Israelites out of bondage and led them to the promised land.-----
MOSSMedievalHebrew/JewishJewish form of Hebrew Moshe meaning drawn out. Compare with another form of Moss.-----
MOWABHebrew/Jewish Hebrew name meaning water, i.e. seed, hence of his father. In the bible this is the name of a son of Lot.-----
MANUPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning man, as in homo sapiens. In mythology this is the name of the progenitor of the human race.-----
MEHRDADPersian/Avestan/IranianA derivative of Middle Persian Mihrdat meaning given by Mihr.-----
MELQARTPersian/Avestan/IranianPersian form of Phoenician Milk Qart meaning king of the city. In mythology this is the name of the tutelary god of Tyre.Some believe Melqart began as a sea god.-----
MERIKHPersian/Avestan/Iranian Variant spelling of Mirrikh the Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars possibly meaning death, slaughter.-----
MIHRPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name derived from Avestan Mithra meaning alliance contract a means of binding.-----
MIHRDATPersian/Avestan/IranianMiddle Persian name meaning given by Mihr.-----
MIRRIKHPersian/Avestan/Iranian Arabic and Persian name for the planet Mars possibly meaning death, slaughter. Also spelled Merikh.-----
MIRZAPersian/Avestan/Iranian Persian name meaning prince.-----
MITHRAPersian/Avestan/IranianAvestan myth name of the son of Ahura Mazda derived from the proto Indo Iranian word *mitra meaning contract, covenant, oath, promise, treaty, from the root mi to bind, all of which seems to indicate the basic meaning alliance contract a means of binding.-----
MACIrishDARA Irish Gaelic name meaning son of oak. This is the name of a patron saint and is still common in Ireland especially in Connemara.-----
MAEDOCIrishOld Irish name meaning my dear edh.-----
MAELEACHLAINNIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maolseachlainn meaning devotee of Seachlainn.-----
MAEL MAEDOCIrishOld Irish Gaelic name meaning devotee of Maedoc.-----
MAGNUSScandinavianIrishname derived from the latter part of French Charlemagne Charles the Great from Latin magnus meaning great. Used infrequently by the Irish and Scottish. Compare with another form of Magnus.-----
MAINCHINIrishIrish Gaelic name composed of the word manach monk and a diminutive suffix hence little monk.-----
MAIRTINIrishIrish Gaelic form of English/French Martin meaning of/like Mars.-----
MALONEIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Maoil Eoin meaning devotee of St. Eoin John .-----
MANUSIrishIrish form of Roman Latin Magnus meaning great.-----
MAODHOGIrishModern form of Old Irish Gaelic Maedoc my dear edh.-----
MAOILEACHLAINNIrishVariant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn meaning devotee of Seachlainn.-----
MAOILMHINIrishOld Irish Gaelic name meaning gentle chieftain.-----
MAOLGFHOGHMHAIRIrishOld Irish Gaelic name meaning chief of harvest.-----
MAOLSEACHLAINNIrishIrish name composed of the Gaelic word mael devotee and the personal name Seachlainn hence devotee of Seachlainn.-----
MARCASIrishIrish Gaelic form of Latin Marcus meaning defense or of the sea.-----
MARTANIrishIrish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus meaning of/like Mars.-----
MATHGHAMHAINIrishIrish Gaelic byname meaning bear calf.-----
MATHUINIrishModern Irish spelling of the Old Gaelic byname Mathghamhain meaning bear calf.-----
MEALLANIrishIrish Gaelic name which was probably originally a byname for a short stocky person composed of the elements meall knot, lump and a diminutive suffix hence little lump.-----
MELLANIrishVariant spelling of Irish Meallan meaning little lump.-----
MICHEALIrishIrish Gaelic form of Greek Michael meaning who is like God-----
MIDIRIrishIrish name of unknown meaning. In Celtic mythology this is the name of a lord of the underworld the husband of Fuamnach.-----
MILIrishIrish legend name Mil Espane Mil of Spain of the father of ibhear Dunn and ibhear Finn who conquered Ireland. Possibly derived from the Latin word miles meaning soldier.-----
MILEIrishVariant spelling of Irish Mil possibly meaning soldier. Compare with another form of Mile.-----
MOLANIrishIrish name meaning servant of the storm.-----
MUIRISIrishIrish form of Roman Latin Maurice meaning dark skinned Moor.-----
MUNROIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use derived from Monadh Roe or Mont Roe meaning from the mount on the river Roe. This is the name from which Scottish Monroe was derived.-----
MUNROEIrishVariant spelling of Irish Munro meaning from the mount on the river Roe.-----
MURPHYIrishIrish surname transferred to forename use from an Anglicized form of Gaelic Murchadha descendant of Murchadh, hence sea warrior.-----
MURTAGHIrishIrishform of Scottish Gaelic Muireadhach meaning sea warrior.Compare with another form of Murtagh.-----

Girl Name Origins

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Explore baby girl names with Baby Name

Oh happy day—a little girl is on the way! Congratulations to you and your family on the impending arrival of your beautiful baby girl! We're sure you're bursting at the seams with excitement and can't wait to meet your new little one, but there's one little hurdle to clear: selecting a baby name fit for your little princess.

Here at Mama Natural, we pride ourselves in dishing out the best of the best in baby girl names. We have something for everyone whether you're the artsy type with your eye on Indigo or a royal baby name lover with your heart set on Charlotte. We've scoured the world far and wide for thousands of baby girl names and they're all here waiting for your attention.

Search our girl name collection by letter

When it comes to a name, sometimes a letter just sticks with you. Maybe you're in love with melodic girl names that start with M, or a zesty letter girl name that starts with Z. We take the guesswork out of things and have organized little girl names by letter, allowing you to go right to what you want with the click of the mouse.

We also have a section where we list the most popular girl names for each letter, giving you a quick snapshot of what's trending for each. Certain letters are trending hard like girl names that start with A and girl names that start with E, but there are plenty of letters worthy of your attention. You might just find a stunning name hidden behind an unsuspecting letter, like a girls name that starts with Q!

Browse popular baby girl names

We know popularity is a big make or break factor for many parents. You may prefer the mystery of unique baby girl names. Or perhaps you can’t resist this year’s trendiest and most popular girl names. We've solved that conundrum by listing each name's popularity along with it, giving you a peek at the charts without needing to navigate additional sites.

When looking at popular girl names, there are few things to consider:

  • Are there other spellings of the name that are also popular? This could lead to the name being more common than you thought like Sophia/Sofia.
  • Is the name you’re considering a popular nickname for a more common name? Bella may feel less common, but the chart-topper Isabella has populated playgrounds with it for years.
  • Is your favorite name on the rise? Vintage dolls like Amelia and Evelyn have been spiking in recent years, rising from relative rarity to the top of the charts.

Be sure to check the popularity of each name on your list to make sure it fits your desired popularity.

Find your style in a baby girls name

Every name has a story and a style behind it. Your baby girl deserves a name that speaks to you, and we want to make magic happen for your family. Every parent has their own style checklist when it comes to a name and we have your back on that. We have all sorts of fashionable baby girl names in our collection including:

We know that styles come in all sorts of shapes and sizes. We have a little something for everyone and won't leave you disappointed with our assortment of thousands of baby girl names.

Get to the root of it

We all came from somewhere, and names are no exception. Each name has a unique origin and some overlap as variants and diminutives easily spread around the world. Discover where your favorite baby girl names came from or find a name that honors your family's history. We've traveled the great wide world of baby names for you and organized them all by origin to make it a breeze. We have all the bases covered including:

Baby girl names come from all walks of life and there are many rare beauties that can be found by exploring other cultures. Investigate an origin outside of your regular stomping grounds and you might just find a stunning surprise. Some of today's top names have surprising origins whether it's Layla's Arabic roots or Mila’s Slavic start.

Baby girl names with meaning

Every name also has a hidden meaning which can be a point of interest for parents. While some are stunning like Abigail’s “the father is rejoicing,” others can be a little less inviting like Leah’s “weary one.” Some meanings may be obvious like Violet being a flower, while others like Penelope have an obscure meaning like “the weaver.”

We invite you to explore the meanings of your favorite baby girl names. Some may surprise you. Along the way, you may find a new beloved name with an irresistible meaning that speaks to your heart.

Notable baby girl name lists

Want to explore a new style but aren't sure where to start? We've compiled several lists of baby girl names that you'll love. Each list takes a range of the best girl names that fit a certain category and places them all in one easy to view spot. Check out our offerings including:

Each list might contain a favorite of yours or a new beauty you haven't even considered. Sometimes all it takes is seeing a name in a new light to make it sing to you. We strive to bring names to life and hope you find a new favorite or two along the way.

Find the perfect baby girl’s name

Remember to relax and have fun while looking at baby girl names. Not every name is going to fit and, let’s face it, with thousands of them in our collection, most aren't. But the perfect girl’s name is out there and you will find it in time. Set out on your search with an open heart and mind and the right baby girl’s name might just find you.