Girl name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion
Girl name variations
Family name origins & meanings
- French and English : topographic name from mare ‘pond’, ‘pool’, or a habitational name from one of the places in Normandy called La Mare (see Delamar).
- Italian and Spanish : topographic name for someone living by the sea, from Latin mare ‘sea’.
- Dutch (de Mare) : nickname from the Germanic word mari, meri ‘famous’, ‘renowned’.