[ 2 syll. ma-ri, mar-i ] The baby boy name Mari is also used as a girl name, with the latter form being much more common. Its pronunciation is MAA-Riy- †. Mari is largely used in the Slovenian language and it is derived from Latin origins. Mari is a variant of the name Mark (English, Dutch, Russian, and Scandinavian).
Mari is infrequently used as a baby name for boys. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. In 2012, within the group of boy names directly linked to Mari, Mark was the most widely used. Mari has mostly been a girl name in the past century.
Baby names that sound like Mari include Ma'or (Hebrew), Maenar, Maenor, Maheir, Mahir (Arabic, Hebrew, and Turkish), Mahyr, Maier, Mainar, Mainor, Manar (Arabic), Maor (Hebrew), Marar (African), Marayo, Mario (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, and German), Maro, Maru, Mauree, Maurey (English), Mauri (Finnish), and Maurie (English and Spanish).
† English pronunciation for Mari: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)"