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Mary Names for Boys

Mary NamesJosephGabrielCharlesCarmeloCedricSantanaTyrrellPazNaiaraMauranMarylandMariusMarianusMarianLazarusJoachimGuadalupeGilmoreFerdinandAlphaeus

There are 20 Mary names for baby boys. ary, the mother of Jesus Christ, or the Virgin Mary, is among the most famous of Mary’s in history. Given her centrality particularly in the Catholic faith, it is not surprising that her name has inspired the christening of children through generations past and present. While Mary lends itself easily to being a girl’s name, boys names that contain the meaning of Mary are few and far between. In Spanish-speaking communities, the name Marianus and its derivative, Mario, have become accepted as the masculine equivalent of Mary, although they actually mean manly.

Mary names are fairly popular baby names for boys. At the height of their usage in 1914, 5.321% of baby boys were given Mary names. There were 9 Mary names ranked within the top 1000 baby names then. Mary names have since experienced a decline in frequency, and are used on a moderate scale now. In 2015, 6 Mary names listed among the top 1000, with a combined usage of 1.487%. Within all Mary names, the English, French, and German Joseph was the most commonly used, with a ranking of #21 and a usage of 0.5612%.


NAMES RELATED TO MARY:

Alphaeus changing ... has its origins in the Hebrew language ... Testament of the Bible, Alphaeus was the father of the ...

Carmelo fruit garden, fruitful land; song ... used chiefly in the Hebrew, Italian, and ...

Cedric pattern of generosity; amiable ... origin is Welsh, and its use, English and ... an all-time favorite ...

Charles man, free man ... largely used in the English and French ... for the name Charles, the most famous bearer was ...

Ferdinand peace through bravery, bold protector, ... largely used in the English, French, German, ...

Gabriel man of God, hero of God; my strength ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, French, ...

Gilmore servant to the Virgin Mary ... primarily used in English and it is of Celtic ...

Guadalupe wolf river ... used chiefly in the English and Spanish ... the Santa María de Guadalupe ...

Joachim Yahweh will establish, established ... used chiefly in the English, French, German, ...

Joseph Yahweh will add (another son) ... used predominantly in the English, French, ... a classic favorite ...

Lazarus God has helped ... language of origin is Hebrew ... not frequently used as a baby boy name ...

Marian Mars; male, manly, virile; sea; ... used chiefly in the English, Czech, German, ...

Marianus Mars; male, manly, virile; sea; ...The origin of Marianus is the Latin language ...

Marius Mars; male, manly, virile; sea; ... used chiefly in the Dutch, English, French, ...

Maryland honoring Queen Mary; from the state ...The origin of Maryland is English ...

Mauran devotee of Mary ... uncommon as a baby boy name ...

Naiara of the Virgin Mary ...The origin of Naiara is Spanish ... rarely used as a baby name for boys ...

Paz peace ... used chiefly in the Spanish language and it ... Nuestra Señora de la Paz meaning 'Our Lady of ...

Santana Saint Ana ... largely used in the English and Spanish ... the guitarist Carlos Santana (1947-) ...

Tyrrell stubborn ... of Old French origin and it is used largely ... not regularly used as a baby name for boys ...

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