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First Name Directory - Starting with M

This site is dedicated to maintaining a database of first names from all over the world. We are still working to add all meanings to the names and sort them by gender, ethic and other behavior.

Most names come from the European and Arab area, especially italian, spanish, french and german firstnames.

Marit is a female name occurring in Sweden and Norway. It is a variant of the name Margaret. A similar variation exists with Maarit in Finnish.
Marja is a female given name, a Finnish, Sámi and Dutch form of Mary. It also means "berry" in Finnish. In Finnish the normal form of Mary is Maria; the pronunciations of Maria [maria] and Marja [marja] are identical, if the /-ria/ is pronounced as diphthong in as usual in rapid speech: [maria̯]. As of December 2012, 53,000 people are registered with this name in Finland. In Finland, the nameday for Marja is the 15th of August.
Marjo is a popular female given name in Finland, originated as a variant of the name Marja. Its nameday is celebrated on 15 August. As of 2012, more than 12400 people in Finland have this name. It was most popular in the second half of the 20th century.
Marjatta (IPA: [marjatːa]) is a Finnish female given name. Its nameday is celebrated on the 15th of August. It reached its peak of popularity in the 1940s and 1950s. As of 2013 there were more than 123,000 women registered with this name in Finland. It is listed by the Finnish Population Register Centre as one of the top 10 most popular female given names ever.

In the data base are, apart from modern and traditional first names also American, Arab, Germans, English, French, Greek, Hebrew, Italian, Latin, Dutch, Northern, Russian, Scandinavian, Slavian, Spanish, and Swedish first names.

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Note: With an international list of names it can occur that some first names are identical to label names. Hereby we point out that all used marks are property of their respective owners.