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pinWhat does Marya mean?

Marya /ma-rya/ [3 sylls.] as a name for girls. Marya's name origin is Latin, and the name Marya means "star of the sea". Marya is a version of Maria (Latin) with the suffix -ya. Marya is also a derivative of Mary (Latin).


Marya has 10 variants: Mara, Maree, Mariah, Marie, Maura, Mayra, Mayria, Moira, Moraiah and Moriah.

Marya has 24 more related forms via Maria, Mary: Malia, Manya, Mare, Maren, Mariam, Marian, Marika, Marin, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Maryann, Maryjo, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Masha, Mavra, May and Moya.

Kreatif forms: Macrya, Meerya, Morya. [more]

pinHow popular is Marya?

Marya is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2748 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an unusual last name for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Maria (#115 a year ago), Mary (#120), Mariah (#136), Malia (#345), Mariam (#568), Marie (#579), Mara (#695), Moriah (#977), May, Maura, Moira, Maryjo, Mayra, Marita, Marian, Maren, Marin, Marla, Marlo and Maryann are the popular alternative forms of Marya (not ranked) ranked in the Top 1000. These girl names were at the height of their popularity during 1960-1969 (usage of 0.3309%) and are somewhat less popular today (usage 0.2233%, down 32.5%), with versions like Moriah, Mayra, Marie, Maryann and Marla becoming somewhat outmoded. Mariam (#568), Mara (#695), Mariah (#136) and Malia (#345) are four of the more contemporarily stylish girl names in this list, and there is a revival in birth name usage for Mariah. Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of Marya and affiliated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mara, Maren, Maria, Mariah in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marin, Marita in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marla, Marlo, Mary, Maryann, Maryjo in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Maura, May, Mayra, Moira, Moriah in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariah, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

Marya is alike in pronunciation to Maery, Mahra, Maira, Marah, Maraya, Mari, Marra, Meara, Mera, Mira, Mireya, Mirra, Mora, Moria and Myra. Other suggested similar baby names are Darya, Maiya, Marfa, Marga, Marna, Marnya, Marta, Marva, Maryam, Maryan, Maryk, Maryka, Maryl, Maryn, Marys, Maya, Varya and Zarya. These names tend to be less commonly used than Marya.