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What does Marah mean?

Marah Pronunciation of Marah [marah] as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Marah is "bitter". Marah is an alternate form of Mara (Hebrew).


Marah has 3 variants: Mahra, Mari and Marra.

Creative forms:
(female) Maerah, Merrah, ..

(male) Maer, Marahm, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marah Brenna (M.B.), ..

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)

Marah was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1447 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not listed currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marah name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marah outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Mara (#739 in recent rankings) and Mari are the popular variation forms of Marah. Other forms, like Marra, are uncommon. These relations of Marah were favored as baby names 18 years ago (adoption of 0.03%) and are somewhat less widespread today (adoption 0.02%, 35.2% less). Mara has historically been a favorite of parents, while Mari is now somewhat dated.

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

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

Similar Names

Marah is pronounced similarly to Mairi, Maree, Maria, Mariah, Mary, Maura, Mayria, Meera, Meerah, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry, Mira, Mirah, Miri, Mirra, Moira, Mora, Moraia, Moraiah, Moria, Moriah and Myra. Other recommended names are Adrah, Barah, Carah, Darah, Dayah, Dorah, Farah, Ganah, Hajrah, Janah, Jorah, Kalah, Karah, Karlah, Kyrah, Lanah, Maiah, Maiyah, Malcah, Mare, Maren, Marg, Margo, Margy, Marial, Mariam, Marin, Maris, Marje, Marjo, Marjy, Marleah, Mart, Marte, Marth, Marthe, Marve, Maryn, Mayah, Miah, Morag, Norah, Orah, Sabah, Sadah, Sarah, Sarhah, Sariah, Tarah and Zarah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marah.