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What does Mahra mean?

Mahra Pronunciation of Mahra [mahra] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and Mahra means "bitter". Mahra is a version of Mara (Hebrew).


Mahra has 3 variants: Marah, Mari and Marra.

Creative forms:
(female) Mahna, Mahrai, ..

(male) Mahreo, Mahro, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mahra Aryah (M.A.), ..

How popular is Mahra?

Mahra is a rare first name for women. Mahra is a unique surname too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent related forms of Mahra (not ranked) are Mara (#739 from current records), Mari and Marah. Adoption of these relations of Mahra was common among parents in the year 1997 (median #1149) and is somewhat less today (#1579, 35.2% less usage). Mara is the continual favorite, while Mari has lost favor. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Marah, Mari in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mahra and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mahra is pronounced similarly to Maery, Maira, Maraya, Maree, Marie, Marya, Maura, Mayra, Mayria, Meara, Meera, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry, Mira, Mirah, Mirra, Moira, Mora, Morah, Moria, Myra and Myrah. Other suggested similar names are Aphra, Bara, Daira, Fabra (see Fabia), Fara, Gavra, Hajra, Kaara, Kaira, Karra, Maarva, Madera, Madira, Madra, Mahala, Maida, Maiga, Mair, Maire, Maisa, Maiya, Malea, Malia, Manda, Manya, Mare, Marg, Marga, Marja, Marla, Marta, Marva, Masha, Mata, Mathea, Maure, Mavra, Maya, Maysa, Mazhira, Sabra, Sahara, Sahra, Tamra, Tara, Taura, Yara, Zahira, Zahra and Zara. These names tend to be more frequently used than Mahra.