Meaning and Origin of: Mare

Girl name origins & meanings

  • Hebrew : Bitter; rebellion

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’.

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