What 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 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]
How 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)
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.