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Girl Names Starting with Ma-

Ma- baby names and what they mean, with 186 results. These girl names were at the apex of their popularity in the 1880s (USAGE OF 16.9%) and are now much less popular (USAGE 3.8%, DOWN 78%), with names like Marlena becoming somewhat dated. The trendier names for newborns here are Magnolia (#314), Margot (#358), Maisie (#498), Maeve (#334) and Malia (#254), while Mabe (TOP 3%) and Marrs (4%) are popular Ma- last names. Here is the list of Ma- names for boys.

Ma- names

Mab - Maegan | Maeja - Maia | Maida - Mali | Malia - Mandoline | Mandy - Margery | Margo - Marilyn | .. - .. | Maya - Mazhira

Mab - Maegan

Mab and variants

Mab1, var. Mavis, Mave
Derivative of Irish, Gaelic, Welsh. "Joy, hilarity; baby." Mavis is a frequently occurring (TOP 16%) first name, whereas Mab and Mave are scarcely used.

Amabel and variants

Mabel1, Mab2
Forms of Amabel. Origin fr. Latin language. "Lovable, amiable." Maebel is also a marginally favored kid's name.

Mabel and variants

Mabel2, var. Mayble, Maybelle, Maybell, Maybel, Mable, Maible, Mabelle, Mab3
Source fr. English, Latin elements. "Lovable." Popular as last names. Compare Mabel (TOP 62%), Maybel with common -bel surnames Nabel (TOP 73%), Gabel (3%).

Michaela and variants

Mahalya, Makyla, Makayla, Mackayla, Macaela
Forms of Michaela. Derived fr. Hebrew element. "Who is like God?." Widely used, with usage of 0.081% for Macaela and variants as baby names in 2018, though lower than 0.087% a year ago.

Macaria, var. Makarria, Makaria, Maccaria, Macarria, Macarisa
Origin fr. Spanish, Greek words. "Blessed." Macaria, Macarria, etc. are hardly found as female names.

Michelle and variants

Mashelle, Machelle
Var. of Michelle. Based on French, Hebrew. "Who is like God?." Machelle and forms rose in popularity in the 1960s.

Stems fr. Japanese language. "Child who learns truth; beautiful child." Outside Top 2000.

Mckenna and variants

Mackenna1, Mackendra1
Forms of Mckenna. Based on Scottish, Gaelic languages. "Ascend." Mackendra is unique as a baby name among the forms of Mckenna.

Mackenna2, var. Mackendra2
Root fr. Irish, Gaelic. Variant of Mckenna .. Adoption of Mackenna and forms was well-received a decade ago.

Mackenzie and variants

Mackenzie, var. Makenzie, Makensie, Mackenzey
Origin fr. Irish, Gaelic element. "Fire-born; son of the wise ruler." Mackenzie is a familiar (UPPER 39%) given name, while Mackenzey, Makensie and Makenzie are scarce.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Mabel, Mabelle, Mable, Macee, Macey

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Machelle, Maci, Macie, Mackenna, Mackenzie

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Macy, Mada, Madalene, Madalyn, Madalynn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Maddie, Maddison, Madelaine, Madeleine, Madelene

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Madeline, Madelon, Madelyn, Madelyne, Madelynn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Madge, Madilyn, Madisen, Madison, Madisyn

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Madlyn, Madonna, Madora, Madyson, Maegan

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Magda, Magdalen, Magdalena, Magdalene, Magdaline

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Makayla, Makenzie, Makyla, Malena, Malina

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Marleen, Marlen, Marlena, Marlene, Marline

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Ma- names: Maud, Maude, Mavis, Maybel, Maybell, Maybelle

.. a town in France, and later .. Macon was not a Top birth name in 2018. Unisex name.

Macy and variants

Macy, var. Maicy, Maicey, Macie, Maci, Macee, Macey
Root fr. Old French language. "Weapon." Maicey and Maicy are more rare as baby names among the variations of Macy.

Madeira, var. Madira, Madera
.. a group of volcanic islands in .. Madeiry and Medeira are creative forms.

Madeline and variants

Madeline, var. Maude, Maud, Marlyne, Marline, Marlena, Marlene, Marlen, Marleen, Marleah, Malena, Malina, Mala, Maighdlin, Maidel, Magdelina, Magdolna, Magdeleine, Magdalini, Magdaline, Magdalene, Magdalina, Magdalena, Magdalen, Magdala, Madzia, Magda, Mady, Madlyn, Madlin, Madina, Madlen, Madilyn, Madge1, Madena, Madelynn, Madelynne, Madelyne, Madelyn, Madelon, Madella, Madelle, Madelina, Madelene, Madelena, Madelayne, Madeleine, Madelaine, Madel, Maddy, Maddelena, Maddie, Madalynn, Madalyn, Madalene, Madaleine, Madalena, Madalaina, Mada
Based on Hebrew. "Woman from Magdala." Maddy (UPPER 10%), Magda (17%), Malina (17%), Malena (29%) and Maude (35%) exist regularly as surnames.


Short form of Margaret (Greek) "pearl". Madge has decreased in popularity as a baby name since 1900-1909. See also Midge.

Madison and variants

Madison, var. Madyson, Madisyn, Madisson, Madisen, Maddison
Root fr. Old English word. "Son of the mighty warrior." Maddison is a contemporarily stylish version.

Madonna and variants

Madonna, var. Madona
Origin fr. Italian element. "My lady." Madonna is conventional (UPPER 27%) as a feminine name, whereas Madona is rarely used.


Var. of Medea. Stems fr. Greek. "Ruling." Madora is rarely occurring as a feminine name. See also Madona.

From Spanish language. "Mother." Not Top 2000 name. See also Nadra.

Megan and variants

Maygan, Maegan
Forms of Megan. Derived fr. Welsh, Greek. "Pearl." Adoption of Maegan and forms was up 27 years ago, but now, Maegan has gone out of style.

Quick Reference

Summary Index of names [and variants] for Ma- names for girls.

1. Mab - Maegan
Mab [Mavis, ..], Amabel [Mabel, ..], Mabel [Mayble, ..], Michaela [Mahalya, ..], Macaria [Makarria, ..], Michelle [Mashelle, ..], Machiko, Mckenna [Mackenna, ..], Mackenna [Mackendra], Mackenzie [Makenzie, ..], Macon, Macy [Maicy, ..], Madeira [Madira, ..], Madeline [Maude, ..], Madge, Madison [Madyson, ..], Madonna [Madona], Medea [Madora], Madra, Megan [Maygan, ..]

Maeja, Maeko, Almeda [Maelle], Maemi, Maery, Maeve [Mave], Mafalda [Maffalda], Magali [Maggali, ..], Magda, Migdalia [Magdala], Magdalena [Magdeline, ..], Maggie [Maguy, ..], Magnilda [Magnhilde], Magnolia [Maggy, ..], Mahala, Mahalia [Mahelia, ..], Mahina, Mehitabel [Mahitable], Mai [Maj], Maia [Mayah, ..]

Maida [Maydey, ..], Melinda [Mandy, ..], Myra [Maira], Maira, Miriam [Maryam, ..], Mairin [Marin, ..], Mesa [Maysa, ..], Aisha [Maisha], Maisie [Mazie, ..], Maiya [Maiyah], Majesta [Majesty], Majida [Majidah, ..], Makara, Makena [Makenna], Malana, Melanie [Malanie, ..], Malaysia, Malcolmina [Malcolmeena], Amalfi [Malfie], Amelia [Malika, ..]

Malia [Maleia, ..], Melisha [Malitia, ..], Melina [Mallina, ..], Malina, Melisande [Malyssandre, ..], Melissa [Mallissa, ..], Melita [Malitta, ..], Malka [Malkie, ..], Melantha [Mallantha], Mallorca [Majorca], Mallory [Malory, ..], Malva, Melba [Malva], Melva [Malvina], Malvina [Mavina, ..], Mamie [Mayme, ..], Manda [Mandy, ..], Amanda [Mandy, ..], Mandisa, Mandoline [Mandolynne, ..]

Mandy [Mandie, ..], Manika, Manon, Mansi, Manuela [Manuelita], Mara [Marra, ..], Damaris [Maris, ..], Amara [Marra, ..], Miranda [Maranda], Maravilla [Marivella, ..], Mireya [Maraya], Marcella [Marsiella, ..], Marcene [Marcina, ..], Marcia [Martia, ..], Marcy [Marsey, ..], Mare [Maire, ..], Marelda [Marrelda, ..], Marell, Margaret [Marquetta, ..], Margery [Marjy, ..]

Margo [Margot, ..], Marguerite [Margurite, ..], Mari [Marycruz, ..], Maria [Mayria, ..], Mariah, Marian [Maryanne, ..], Estelle [Marianela], Marianne [Maryanna, ..], Maribel [Marybelle, ..], Maricela [Marisela, ..], Clare [Mariclare], Marie [Maree], Mariel [Marilla, ..], Marietta [Maryetta, ..], Marigold [Marrigold, ..], Marika [Maryka, ..], Mariko, Esmeralda [Marilda], Marilla [Marilis, ..], Marilyn [Marylynn, ..]

Marin [Marrin, ..], Marina [Maryn, ..], Marion [Maryonn, ..], Mariposa [Marriposa], Maris [Maryse, ..], Marisa [Marysia, ..], Isabel [Marisabel], Marise, Marisela [Maryzela, ..], Marissa [Maryssa, ..], Maristela, Marjan [Marjon, ..], Marjo, Marjolaine, Marjorie [Marjy, ..], Markeisha [Markisha, ..], Marketa [Marqueta, ..], Marla [Marlys, ..], Marlee [Marlie, ..], Marlen [Marlynn, ..]

Marlene [Marna, ..], Marlin [Marrlin, ..], Marlisa [Marlyssa, ..], Marlise [Marlis, ..], Marlo [Marlowe, ..], Marmara [Marnya, ..], Marni [Marnya, ..], Merona [Maroona], Marquise [Marquisha, ..], Merry [Marylee, ..], Marsala [Marsalla], Marseilles, Marsha [Martia, ..], Martha [Mattie, ..], Martina [Marty, ..], Martinique, Marvell [Marvelyn, ..], Marvina [Marvadene, ..], Mary [Mayria, ..], Maryann [Maryanne, ..]

Meryl [Maryl], Maryweld, Masada, Salamasina [Masina], Mason [Maysen, ..], Massima [Maxima], Messina [Massina], Matana, Matilda [Maudie, ..], Matriona [Matryna, ..], Matsuko, Mattea [Mattia, ..], Maud [Maudie, ..], Maura, Maureen [Mavra, ..], Mauve [Malva], Mavis, Maxine [Maxy, ..], Maxwelle, May [Maylene, ..]

Maya [Maiya, ..], Mayda [Mayde], Mayra [Mairi, ..], Maysa, Mazarine [Mazine], Mazhira

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