Name Mara – origin and meaning

Mara is a female name.

Origin of Mara

Mara is a biblical name of Hebrew origin, but as well a short form of Maralda, Maria, Marina or Tamara.

Meaning of Mara

There are several meanings of the name Mara. In Syrian and Maltese, Mara means “woman”, in Gaelic “sea”, in Nigeria (Igbo) “beautiful”. And in Hebrew “bitter”.

Pronunciation of Mara


Names Girl's name Short girl names Short names Girl names with M Names with M

Parents who like Mara also like

Mia Mila Emma Lara Lina Ella Nora Maya Emilia Hanna Finn Mira Sophia Emily Noah Lilly Liam Lena Elena Laura

Top names

Switzerland 2015 Liechtenstein 2016

You're looking for names like Mara?

No need to look further, then. Find the perfect first name for your baby together with your partner now!

babyname app android babyname app iPhone