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What does the name "Mariah" mean?

Mariah (American): Bitter, or From the Sea

The name "Mariah" is of American origin and it means "Bitter, or From the Sea". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 3 other names that are similar to this one.

M is for munificent, for you are extremely liberal in giving.

A is for advantage, for you are blessed with many.

R is for romp, you know how to have fun!

I is for impress, for impress you will.

A is for able, for you surely are.

H is for hope, the encouragement you give.

Your name in reverse order is "Hairam". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Raamih". How do you pronounce that?

Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.

How popular is the name "Mariah" in the U.S.?


Want to know about the populiarty of Mariah? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 101,591 babies born with the name Mariah in the United States. That's more than enough Mariahs to occupy the territory of Aruba (the Netherlands) with an estimated population of 101,484 (as of September 29, 2010). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 22 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mariah" was in 1996 with a total of 5,445 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mariahs)

According to the 1993 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mariah" ranks #84 in popularity as a baby girl's name in Rhode Island. Imagine that, 18 babies in Rhode Island have the same name as you in 1993. Across the entire United States a total of 4,098 babies also bear the same first name during the same year. OMG! It's tough being a popular person isn't it?

Where is the name Mariah popular?

The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mariah in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south? Search for the name to check your answer!

Celebrities named Mariah

Mariah Carey

Mariah Carey is a singer, songwriter, actress, record producer, and philanthropist with the most prominent portion of their career being from 1988 to present. Mariah was born in 1970 in Huntington, New York, U.S.


Here's something for you to ponder on...

The Theory Behind The Name Game - Finding a good baby name is one of the dilemmas that plague parents who live in a modern setting. Parents do have the right to be conscious about the name.