Name: Mari

Origin and Meaning of the Name Mari

  • Meaning:
    Uncertain, maybe bitter
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  • Meaning:
    Welsh form of Mary
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  • Meaning:
    Truth and reason
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  • Gender:
    Girl
  • Pronunciation:
    (MAH ree)
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Miscellaneous Info for Mari

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  • Used in:
    English, Japanese and Welsh speaking countries
  • Additional Info:
    As a Japanese name, Mari may be written with the characters for "truth" (ma) and "reason; truth" (ri). Other possibilities include "ten thousand" or "flax" for 'ma' and "hometown; village" (ri).

    Mari is a nickname for the Russian name Mariya.

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