Baby Names starting with M for girls

Baby Names from A to Z

Mab, var. Mave, Meave, Mavis, means "joy, hilarity; baby". Common. Compare Mab, Mave, Mavis (14%) with popular last names Maib (top 90%), May (1%), which also begin with Ma-.

Mabel, var. Mab, Mable, Mayble, Maybel, Maible, Maybell, Mabelle, Maybelle, means "lovable". Common, with usage of 0.0368% for Mabel and variants as birth names in 2014, higher than 0.0323% in 2013.

Macaria, var. Makaria, Makarria, Maccaria, Macarria, Macarisa, means "blessed". Macaria, Maccaria, etc. are not in the Top 1000.

Machiko, means "child who learns truth; beautiful child". Machiko was not among 2014's Top names. See also Michiko.

Mackenna, var. Mckenna, Mackendra. Mckenna is in the Top 1000.

Mackenzie, var. Mckenzie, Makenzie, Makensie, Mackenzey, means "fire-born; son of the wise ruler". Listed in Top 1000.

Macon. Macon is a rare women's name, registering regularly (top 3%) as a surname. Also used for boys.

Macy, var. Maci, Maicy, Macey, Macie, Macee, Maicey, means "weapon". Popular as last names. Compare Macy (top 4%), Maicy with common surnames Bracy (top 5%), Lancy (52%), which also end with -cy.

Madeline, var. Mala, Mady, Mada, Maud, Madge, Madel, Maddy, Magda, Maude, Madlin, .. 48 more, means "woman from Magdala". The most fashionable versions are Madeleine, Madeline (+1), Madelyn (+9), Madelynn and Madilyn (+38) undergoing revival.

Madeira, var. Madira, Madera. Madero (top 12%), Madura (20%) are common surnames similar to Madeira (top 16%), Madera (3%).

Madge. Madge has fallen off in popularity as a baby name circa the 1890s. See also Midge.

Madison, var. Madyson, Madisen, Madisyn, Madisson, Maddison, means "son of the mighty warrior". Madison, Maddison (cf. Olison, Fedison) are common -ison suffix surnames.

Madonna, var. Madona, means "my lady". Madonna is widely used as a version.

Madra, means "mother". Unusual, but Madra is comparable to common -dra last names Zadra (top 44%), Andra (39%). See also Mavra.

Maeja. Unique. Maeja (cf. Hanja, Kaija) uses the familiar feminine-sounding -ja suffix. See also Marja.

Maeko, means "truth child". Rare, but Maeko is comparable to popular -ko surnames Mosko (top 24%), Micko (58%). See also Meeka.

Maemi, means "smile of truth". Uncommon. Maemi, like Salomi, Ami, uses the familiar feminine-sounding -mi ending. See also Maime.

Maery. Maery is not in the Top 1000. See also Mahra.

Maeve, var. Mave, Meave, means "intoxicating; she who makes drunk". Common, with usage of 0.1727% for Maeve, Mave, etc. as girls' names in 2014, higher than 0.172% the year before.

Mafalda, var. Maffalda, means "mighty in battle". Mafalda and forms grew in popularity in the 1910s and are now less widespread.

Magali, var. Magaly, Maggali, Magalie, Magaley, means "pearl". Magali and Magaly are commonly used as variant forms.

Magda. Magda was not a Top birth name in 2014. See also Majida.

Magdalena, var. Magdalen, Magdeline, Magdalene, Magdelena, means "woman from Magdala". Magdalena was a Top birth name in 2014.

Maggie, var. Magli, Maguy, Maggy, Maggi, Maggey, Magali, means "pearl". Magali (upper 83%) and Maggie (8%) are common as women's names, while Maggey, Maggi, Maggy, Magli and Maguy are rare.

Magnilda, var. Magnhilde, means "strong in battle". Magnilda and Magnhilde are rare as birth names.

Magnolia, var. Maggy, Maggie. Usage of Magnolia as a girls' name has declined since the 1910s.

Mahala, means "woman". Mahala is a unique feminine name, appearing regularly (top 30%) as a surname. See also Mihaela.

Mahalia, var. Mahala, Mahali, Mahelia, Mehalia, Mahalla, Mahalee, Mahalah, Mahalath, Mahaliah, means "tender one". Popular. Compare Mahalia, Mahali, etc. and common surnames Mahanna (top 43%), Mahana (39%), which also start with Mah-.

Mahina, means "moon, moon-light". Unusual as a girls' name, but Mahina is comparable to the more common Mina. See also Marina.

Mai, var. Maj. Less used today. Mai was the variant last found (1994) in the Top 1000.

Maia, var. May, Maj, Mya, Moja, Moya, Moia, Maya, Maja, Maiah, Maaja, .. 1 more, means "great; mother". May has waned in popularity as a girls' name circa the 1880s.

Maida, var. Mady, Magda, Mayda, Maddy, Maydey, Maidel, Maidie, Maddie, Maydena, means "maiden; young, unmarried woman". Maida (cf. Ravida, Hida) is a common -ida suffix last name.

Maira. Usage of Maira as a girls' name has trended downward circa 1992. See also Maure.

Mairin, var. Marin, Mairim, means "star of the sea". Less common today. Marin was the form last listed (2008) in the Top 1000.

Maisie, var. Mazie, Mazey, Maisy, Maisey, Maisee, Maizie. Prominent. Maisie, like Kaissie, Darsie, uses the common feminine-sounding -sie ending.

Maiya, var. Maiyah, means "rice valley". Unusual. Maiya, like Zakiya, Amiya, uses the common feminine-sounding -iya ending.

Majesta, var. Majesty, means "royal bearing, dignity". Not in popularity charts.

Majida, var. Maji, Majidah, means "noble glory". Uncommon as baby names, but Majida, Maji, etc. are comparable to the more familiar Mari.

Makara, means "sea dragon". Makara was not among 2014's Top names. See also Macaria.

Makena, var. Makenna. Popular. Compare Makena and common last names Rabena (upper 47%), Sheena (50%), with the -ena suffix.