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Mari Meaning


What does Mari mean?

The name Mari is of Japanese origin.

The meaning of Mari is "beloved".

It is also of Welsh and Hungarian origin, where its meaning is "bitter".

Mari is generally used as a girl's name.

It consists of 4 letters and 2 syllables and is pronounced Ma-ri.

The Given Name Mari

Mari is a form of Mary. See Mary for further details.

Mari appeals to parents who seek a name with genuine depth.

A wonderfully distinctive name.

Mari is unique yet compelling due to its valiant and enchanting nature.

Some famous bearers of this name include: Mari Kiviniemi.

Mari Popularity

In the U.S. in 2018, it ranked 1,861 in baby name popularity for girls with 108 occurrences. It ranked 11,571 in baby name popularity for boys with 6 occurrences.

In contrast, the year before it ranked 1,753 in baby name popularity for girls with 120 occurrences. Less than 5 boys were given the name.

View the Mari Name Popularity Page to see how the popularity trend for Mari has changed since 1880, or to compare the popularity of Mari to other names.

Mari Related Names

Mari is a form of Mary.

Famous Maris

  • Mari Kiviniemi ~ Finnish Prime Minister (2010-2011)

Mari Numerology

What will your new littleMari be like?

It may all be in the numbers.

The numbers that make up your child's name.

Numerology may give you some insight.

Children named Mari are often babyish and unrealistic but most of all they are read more >>

Mari Name Fun

Would you like to fingerspell the name Mari in American Sign Language?

Then just follow the diagram below.

Be creative with the name Mari.

Just for fun, see the name Mari in Hieroglyphics, learn about ancient Egyptian Hieroglyphics and write a Hieroglyphic message.

Learn about nautical flags and see your name or message written in nautical flags, on the Mari in Nautical Flags page.