Meaning:Bitter; Star of the sea
Remind baby to embrace and appreciate the sweetness in their life with this Irish girl's name. Mairi, an alternative spelling of Mary, means "bitter." As a Gaelic name, it's also popular in Scotland. Mairi can mean "star of the sea" from the Latin phrase Stella Maris, which was used to refer to the Virgin Mary in Christianity. Stella Maris was also the original name for the North Star, giving this name an extra dose of magic for any little dreamer.
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