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Máire - Meaning of Máire

What does Máire mean?

Meaning of the name MáireMáireMiaMariaMaryMollyMariahMiriamMarianaMaliaMarilynMillieMarissaMaiaMariamMarieMoiraMairMoyraMáirínMairiMayri

[ 2 syll. mi-re ] The baby girl name Máire is pronounced MAO-RYaa- †. Máire is of Hebrew origin, and it is used mainly in the Gaelic and Irish languages. Marie (Old French) is an old form of Máire. The name can be Anglicized as Moira.

In addition, Máire is a Gaelic and Irish variant transcription of Mary (English).

Variation transcriptions of Máire include Mair, Mairi (English and Gaelic), Mayri, and Moira (English, Irish, and Scottish).

Variant forms inherit the origin and meaning of Máire.

Máirín (Irish and Gaelic pet form) is another variant of Máire.

See also the related form, Moyra (English, Irish, and Scottish).

See also the related categories, irish, french, anglicized, and gaelic.

Máire is infrequently used as a baby name for girls. It is not listed in the top 1000 names. Out of the group of girl names directly linked to Máire, Mary was the most popular in 2017.

Baby names that sound like Máire include Maarii, Maarja, Maeri, Maharai, Mahir, Mahire, Mahri, Maire, Mairi, Manar, Manarr, Manarre, Marae, Marah, Maree, Marei, Marey, Mari, Maria, and Marie.

† English pronunciation for Máire: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AO as in "ought (AO.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; Y as in "you (Y.UW)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)"


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