[ 1 syll. mar, ma-r ] The baby girl name Mar is also used as a boy name. It is pronounced MAAR †. Mar is of Spanish and Latin origin. It is used mainly in Spanish. Spanish origin: It is derived literally from the word mar which is of the meaning 'sea'. It represents the transferred use of the vocabulary word as a given name.
In addition, Mar is a contracted form of the English Marian.
Mar is also a form of the English, Hebrew, Dutch, German, and Scandinavian Mariel.
Mar is also a contracted form of the English Marilyn.
Mar is also a contracted form of the English, French, and Polish Marin.
Mar is also a form of the Greek and English Maris.
Mar is uncommon as a baby girl name. It is not in the top 1000 names. Out of the family of girl names directly related to Mar, Marilyn was the most popular in 2018.
† English pronunciation for Mar: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AA as in "odd (AA.D)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)"