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Mariah Name Meaning and Origin

Mariah Name Meaning and Origin

Name Meaning

Bitter, beloved, wished for

Name Origin


The name Mariah originates from the Hebrew name Miryam, meaning 'bitter' or 'beloved'. It is also associated with the Latin word 'mara' which means 'wished for'. The name has a deep historical and religious significance, being the name of the biblical figure Mary, mother of Jesus.

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Mariah Phonetic Appeal

Name Pronunciation Smoothness:

Mariah is easy to pronounce with a lovely flow, making it pleasant to hear and say.

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The three syllables in Mariah create a beautiful rhythm, making it melodious and elegant to pronounce.

Famous People Named Mariah

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● Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is a renowned American singer, songwriter, and actress. Known for her powerful vocals and hit songs like 'Hero' and 'All I Want for Christmas Is You', she has won multiple Grammy Awards and is considered one of the best-selling music artists of all time.

● Mariah Wong

Mariah Wong is a successful entrepreneur and businesswoman, known for her innovative ideas and leadership skills. She has founded multiple successful startups and is a prominent figure in the tech industry.

● Mariah Huq

Mariah Huq is a television personality and producer, best known for her role in the reality TV series 'Married to Medicine'. She is admired for her strong personality and business acumen.

Mariah Name Popularity Insights

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Potential Negative Connotations of Mariah

The name Mariah does not have strong negative connotations or associations. However, some may associate it with the singer Mariah Carey, which could lead to comparisons or expectations based on her public persona.

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