Name Mariya Origin, meaning, pronunciation & popularity of the name Mariya


Mariya is a ♀ girl’s name.

What is the origin of the name Mariya?

Mariya is a Ukrainian, Russian and Bulgarian form of the name Mary, which derived from the biblical name Mirjam and is of Hebrew and Egypt origin.

What does the name Mariya mean?

Mariya means “beloved” (from Egyptian “mry”), but as well “sea of bitterness” or “drop of the sea” (from Hebrew “mar/מַר” = drop or “mará/מָרָה” = bitterness + “yam/יָם” = sea) and “star of the sea” (from Hebrew “maor/מאור” = star/light). Besides, Mariya means “exalted one” (from Hebrew “róm/רוֹם” = height), “rebelliousness” (from Hebrew “meri/מְרִי”) or “wished for child”.

Pronunciation of Mariya

Variants of the name Mariya


Popularity of the name Mariya

The name Mariya is ranked #10396 overall.

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