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What does Mavra mean?

Mavra Pronunciation of Mavra [mavra] as a name for girls is of Latin derivation, and the name Mavra means "star of the sea". Mavra is an alternate spelling of Mary (Latin). Mavra is also a form of Maureen (Irish, Gaelic).

Associated with: star, sea.


43 related forms via Mary, Maureen: Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mame, Mamie, Manon, Manya, Mara, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie, Marin, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Marysa, Masha, Maura, Maure, Mauresa, Maurie, Maurisa, Maurita, May, Mayme, Mayra, Mayria, Moira, Moire, Mora, Morag, Moria, Moya and Muire.

Creative forms:
(female) Mavia, Mavla, ..

(male) Mavrad, Mavrai, ..

Middle name pairings:
Mavra Cielo (M.C.), ..

How popular is Mavra?

Mavra is an uncommonly occurring given name for females. Mavra is an equally unusual last name for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source forms and related girl names. Popular varying forms of Mavra (not ranked) are Malia (#313 a year ago), Mame, Mamie, Mara (#739), Maree, Maren (#1113), Maria (#109), Mariam (#563), Marian (#1104), Marie (#564), Marin (#1471), Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary (#124), Maura (#1490), Maureen, May (#1658), Mayme, Mayra (#1275), Moira (#1645) and Mora. Usage of these relations of Mavra was more pronounced 125 years ago (average #1284) and is now much lower (#1371, down 94%), with forms like Mame becoming less fashionable. Mara and Mariam are two of the more fashionable baby names among these. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Malia, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Maree in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Marie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marin, Marita, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maura, Maureen, May, Mayme, Mayra in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Moira, Mora in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Bara, Barra, Caera, Cara, Daira, Dara, Darra, Fabra (see Fabia), Fara, Gavra, Hajra, Iara, Jadra, Kaara, Kaira, Kara, Lara, Larra, Laura, Lavera, Lavra, Lawra, Maarva, Mada, Madera, Madira, Madra, Maeja, Maery, Mahra, Maia, Maida, Maira, Mairi, Maisa, Maiya, Maja, Makara, Malea, Malka, Manda, Marah, Marfa, Marg, Marga, Mari, Marna, Marra, Mart, Marta, Mata, Matha, Mave, Mavina, Mavis, Maya, Mayda, Maysa, Meara, Mirra, Mitra, Moyra, Nadra, Sabra, Sahra, Saira, Sara, Sarra, Tara, Tarra, Taura, Yaira, Yara, Zaira and Zara. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mavra.

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