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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.

Marcel (French: [maʁsɛl], Catalan: [mərˈsɛɫ, maɾˈsɛɫ], Occitan: [marˈsɛl]) is a male given name, the French, Occitan and Catalan form of Marcellus and may refer to:
Marcel and Marcell is a male given name and family name. Marcel(l) is a variant of Marcellus; see origin and meaning. Marcel, the French version of the name, is given less and less in France itself since the 1920s. In Germany, however, he was finding in the 20th century until far in the 1990s among the 10 most popular names.
Maurice is a traditionally masculine given name. It originates as a French name derived from the Latin Mauritius or Mauricius and was subsequently used in other languages. Its popularity is due to Mauritius, a saint of the Theban Legion (died 287). Mauritius is otherwise attested as a given name of the Roman Empire period, in origin meaning "one from Mauritania", i.e. "the Moor".
Maxime is a French given name that may refer to:
Melvin is a masculine given name and a surname.
Matthieu is a given name or surname. It comes from French Matthieu, which is from Latin Matthaeus, derived from Greek Ματθαῖος (Matthaios) from Hebrew מתתיהו (Matatyahu), מתיתיהו (Matityahu), meaning "gift of the Lord; gift of Yahweh". The name may refer to:
Maxence is a French masculine given name.
A former French name Mansuy is popularized by Saint Mansuy of Toul, which was extended in the 18th century. He was also the family name, common in the East of the French and in particular in the area of the Vosges mountains.

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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