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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.

Marcus is a masculine given name of Ancient Roman pre-Christian origin derived either from Etruscan Marce of unknown meaning (possibly from the Etruscan "mar" which means "to harvest"), or referring to the god Mars. Because Mars was identified as the Roman god of War, the name 'Marcus' can by extension be taken to refer to Ares in the Greek pantheon.
Matias is the Scandinavian version of Matthew (name). In Spanish it is written accented as Matías. In Germany it is most often written as Matthias. It appears in this form in Norway, Sweden, Denmark and Finland. Alternate spellings are: Mathias, Mattis, Mats and Matti. Matias was the same day by the Finnish-Swedish name day calendar until 1989, when it was replaced by Mattias forms and Mats. In Finland, by the end of 2009 the name has been given to about 73,160 people. In the form of Mattias to 3,683 people, in the form of Matthias to little over than 440, and in the form of Mathias a little less than 3,000.
Mats is a given name, a Scandinavian form of Matthew (given name), and may refer to:
Mattias is a masculine given name found most prominently in Northern Europe. It is a cognate of Matthew and Matthias, and may refer to:
Mauritz is a variant spelling of Maurits. Notable people with the name include:
Mårten is a Swedish form of the male given name Martin.

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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