Popularity:11957
Origin:Latin
Meaning:Of Marsha; Dedicated to Mars
As your bundle of joy grows, you'll undoubtedly come up with many adorable pet names for them, from sweet pea and dumpling to the more literal Sir Cries-a-lot. These are adorable, but why not give them a short form with a more striking meaning, like "dedicated to Mars?" Marsh, diminutive of Marsha, is a girl's name of Latin origin, referring to the planet Mars and the god of war in Roman mythology. Although your little warrior is sure to love the word no, you'll soon learn that hidden behind their stubbornness is a fierce and courageous hero-in-the-making. The activist Marsha P. Johnson proudly bore the name and played a leading role in the Stonewall uprising, advocating for gay liberation.
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