What does Marah mean?
Marah /ma-rah/ [2 sylls.] as a name for girls. Marah's name origin is Hebrew, and the meaning of Marah is "bitter". Marah is an alternate form of Mara (Hebrew) with the suffix -h.
How popular is Marah?
Marah is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#82344 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Mara (#695 in 2014) and Mari are the popular variation forms of Marah (outside Top 1000). Forms like Mahra are uncommon. These girl names reached the height of their popularity during 1950-1959 (usage of 0.3345%) and have become significantly less widespread since (usage 0.1525%, 54.4% less), with the version Mari becoming less fashionable. Mara (#695) is the most chic name for newborns in this list. Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Marah and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Marah is pronounced similarly to Maira▼, Maraya, Maree, Maria, Mariah▲, Marie▼, Mary, Marya, Maura▼, Mayra▼, Meara, Meerah, Mera, Merah, Mira▲, Mirah, Mora, Morah, Moriah▼, Myra▼, Myrah and Myriah. Other recommended similar baby names are Barah, Carah, Darah, Farah, Karah, Maiah, Mare, Marth, Mayah, Sarah, Tarah and Zarah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marah.