US Popularity:232
Other Origin(s):Hebrew, Greek
Meaning:Star of the sea; Bitterness; Beloved; Wished for a child
Maria is a feminine name of Latin, Hebrew, and Greek origin that is rich with meanings for baby to enjoy. A form of Mary and Maryam, this name can refer to one of the most sacred figures in the Christian and Muslim faiths. Because of this connection, Maria holds multiple meanings, including “Star of the sea,” "bitterness," “beloved,” or “wished for a child.” Whether you want to introduce baby to your faith, or remind them of how much love you have for them, the name Mary is sure to do the job.

Famous People Named Maria

Wondering who else shares this name? Check out these well known people who made this baby name famous.
  • Maria Bueno
    Tennis Player
  • Maria Sharapova
    Tennis Player

Maria Name Popularity Data

The Bump Ranking

Overall:Maria is currently #212 on The Bump
Girl:Maria is currently #92 on The Bump Girl Names

U.S. Births

Overall:Maria is currently #232 in U.S. births
Girl:Maria is currently #71 in U.S. births

Yearly Ranking Change:

in 2022
+ 30
from 2021
In comparison to the previous year's data
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