Meaning and Origin of Mara - FamilyEducation

Meaning and Origin of: Mara

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Girl name origins & meanings:

  • Greek : Eternally beautiful
  • Hebrew : Melody
  • French : Little; bitter
  • Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion

Family name origins & meanings:

  • Irish : shortened form of O’Mara.
  • Hungarian : from a pet form of the personal names Márkus (Hungarian form of Marcus) or Márton (Hungarian form of Martin), or from a short form of the old ecclesiastical name Marcel (see Marcel).
  • Czech (Mára) : from a pet form of the personal name Marek or Martin.