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Updated June 9, 2019

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Bitter; the star of the sea
  • Latin : Full of grace

Boy name origins & meanings

  • Latin : The sea

How Popular Is The Name Mar

Family name origins & meanings

  • Spanish, Portuguese, Galician, Asturian-Leonese, and Catalan : topographic name for someone living by the sea, from mar ‘sea’ (Latin mare).
  • German : nickname from Middle High German mar(w) ‘tender’, ‘delicate’.
  • Hungarian (Már) : from a short form of the personal name Márkus or Márk, Hungarian forms of Marcus and Mark; or possibly from the personal name Márton, Hungarian form of Martin.
  • Chinese : variant of Ma.

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