What does Mariah mean?
Mariah is a very prominent first name for women (#1325 out of 4276, Top 31%) but an unusual surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)
Charted below is the birth name popularity of Mariah for girls. Mariah reached its top position of #62 in the U.S. in the year 1998, and is currently at #136. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of Mariah and related names. Maria (#115 in 2014), Marie (#579), Moriah (#977), Mayra and Marietta are the prominent alternative forms of Mariah (#136 in 2014) appearing in the Top 1000. Usage of these girl names was at its highest in 1992 (usage of 0.6612%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.3655%, down 44.7%), with the forms Moriah, Mayra, Marie and Marietta becoming less stylish. Mariah (#136) is the most chic name for newborns in this list, with this name enjoying a rebound in usage. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Mariah is alike in pronunciation to Mara, Marah, Mari▼, Marra, Merah, Mirah, Morah, Moria, Myrah and Myriah. Other suggested similar baby names are Maiah, Marial, Mariam, Marian▼, Sariah and Zariah. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariah.