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What does Marah mean?

Marah Pronunciation of Marah as a name for girls is a Hebrew name, and the meaning of Marah is "bitter". Marah is an alternate form of Mara (Hebrew).



VARIANTS Marra, Mari, Mahra

(female) Maerah, ..

(male) Maer, ..

Marah Corinne (M.C.), ..

How popular is Marah?

Marah is an uncommon given name for women but a somewhat popular last name for both adults and children (#82344 out of 150436, Top 55%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marah was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak position of #1447 in the U.S. in the year 1991, but is not listed currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marah name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

Mara (#681 IN RECENT RANKINGS) and Mari (#1861) are the popular variation forms of Marah. Other forms, like Marra, are uncommon. These relations of Marah were favored as baby names 28 years ago (ADOPTION OF 0.04%) and are almost as popular today (ADOPTION 0.03%, 19.7% LESS). Mara has historically been a favorite of parents.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marah, Mara, Mari in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marah and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marah is pronounced similarly to Mairi, Maree, Maria, Mariah, Mary, Maura, Mayria, Meera, Meerah, Meira, Mera, Merah, Merri, Merry, Mira, Mirah, Miri, Mirra, Moira, Mora, Moraia, Moraiah, Moria, Moriah and Myra. Other recommended sound-alike names are Adrah, Barah, Carah, Darah, Dayah, Dorah, Farah, Ganah, Hajrah, Janah, Jorah, Kalah, Karah, Karlah, Kyrah, Lanah, Maiah, Maiyah, Malcah, Mare, Maren, Marg, Margo, Margy, Marial, Mariam, Marin, Maris, Marje, Marjo, Marjy, Marleah, Mart, Marte, Marth, Marthe, Marve, Maryn, Mayah, Miah, Morag, Norah, Orah, Sabah, Sadah, Sarah, Sarhah, Sariah, Tarah and Zarah. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marah.