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What does Marys mean?

Marys Pronunciation of Marys [marys] as a name for girls has its root in Latin, and Marys means "of the sea". Marys is a variant form of Maris (Latin).

Associated with: sea.


Marys has 5 variants: Marise, Marisse, Marris, Maryse and Meris.

2 more related forms via Maris: Marisa and Marissa.

Creative forms:
(female) Marrys, Merrys, ..

(male) Maas, Maios, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marys Hadlee (M.H.), ..

How popular is Marys?

Marys is an uncommonly occurring first name for females. Marys is an equally uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related girl names. Prominent varying forms of Marys (outside Top 2000) listed in the Top 2000 are Maris, Marisa (#1905 in 2015) and Marissa (#540). Other variants, like Meris, are seldom used. Adoption of these forms of Marys reached its peak 20 years ago (median #733) and has become significantly diminished since (#1481, down 93%). (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maris, Marisa, Marissa in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Marys is alike in pronunciation to Marice and Maurise. Other recommended names are Carys, Karys, Marci, Marcy, Marg, Marga, Marge, Margi, Margo, Margy, Marja, Marje, Marji, Marjo, Marjy, Marlys, Mary, Marya, Maryjo, Maryk, Maryka, Maryl, Maryn, Marysa, Marysia, Maryssa and Morysa (see Marisa). These names tend to be more frequently used than Marys.

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