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The name Maria is a baby girl name. The name Maria comes from the Portuguese origin. In Portuguese the meaning of the name Maria is: A version of the name Mary.  The name is extremely popular in Portugal, so much so that women named Maria usually go by their second given names. 



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Boy or Girl ?: girl
Origin of name: Portuguese
Meaning: A version of the name Mary. The name is extremely popular in Portugal, so much so that women named Maria usually go by their second given names.
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written by Mariana (from Brazil), January 08, 2008
Hi! I´m brazilian and my name is Mariana, but I don´t know of what nationality is
"Mariana". In English it´s equivalent to Mary Ann.
I love my name but...
written by mariam lashari, May 17, 2008
My name is Maria Theresa, and my other two sisters have Maria before their second names.( Their names are Angela and Kristina) I have no problem with my name, it's just that after finding out the meaning of both Maria and Theresa it kind of make think...so my name means " to harvest bitterness?"...this isn't cool.
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written by Laura, August 28, 2008
i think the name maria is absolutley beautiful....it's so simple yet so elegant and sophisticatsed.

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