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  1. MANU (मनु): Persian name meaning "man," as in homo sapiens. In mythology, this is the name of the progenitor of the human race. 
  2. MANUEL: Spanish form of Latin Emmanuel, meaning "God is with us."
  3. MANUS: Irish form of Roman Latin Magnus, meaning "great."
  4. MAO (): Chinese name meaning "lance, spear."
  5. MAODHÓG: Modern form of Old Irish Gaelic Maedóc, "my dear Áedh."
  6. MAOILEACHLAINN: Variant spelling of Irish Gaelic Maeleachlainn, meaning "devotee of Seachlainn."
  7. MAOILIOS: Scottish Gaelic name meaning "servant of Jesus." 
  8. MAOILMHÍN: Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "gentle chieftain."
  9. MAOLGFHOGHMHAIR: Old Irish Gaelic name meaning "chief of harvest."
  10. MAOL-MAODHÓG: Modern Gaelic form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc." 
  11. MAOLSEACHLAINN: Irish name composed of the Gaelic word mael "devotee" and the personal name Seachlainn, hence "devotee of Seachlainn."
  12. MAPONOS: Celtic myth name of a god of youth and music, meaning "divine son." 
  13. MAPONUS: Variant of Celtic Maponos, meaning "divine son."
  14. MARAM (مرام): Arabic unisex name meaning "desire, wish."
  15. MARAMA: Polynesian myth name of a moon god, meaning "moon."
  16. MARC
    1. Short form of French Marceau, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
    2. Short form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  17. MARCAS: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  18. MARCEAU: French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  19. MARCEL: French form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  20. MARCELI: Polish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  21. MARCELINO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  22. MARCELL: Hungarian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  23. MARCELLIN: French form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  24. MARCELLINO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellinus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  25. MARCELLINUS: Late derivative of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  26. MARCELLO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  27. MARCELLUS: Roman Latin name meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  28. MARCELO: Portuguese and Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  29. MARCELON: Diminutive form of French Marcel "defense" or "of the sea," hence "little one of the sea."
  30. MARCH:
    1. Catalan form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
    2. English surname transferred to forename use, from the Norman French word march, meaning "boundary."
    3. Welsh name probably derived from the word march, meaning "horse." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of the king of Kernow (Cornwall) to whom Isolde was brought as a bride by Tristan.
  31. MARCIAL: Spanish form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
  32. MARCIN: Polish form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  33. MÁRCIO: Portuguese form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  34. MARCIO: Spanish form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  35. MARCIUS: A derivative of Roman Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  36. MARCO: Italian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  37. MARCOS: Portuguese and Spanish form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  38. MARCUS: Latin name derived from the name of the Roman god of war, Mars, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  39. MARDIG: Armenian name meaning "warrior."
  40. MARDOCHAIOS (Μαρδοχαῖος): Greek form of Akkadian Marduk ("solar calf"), probably meaning "death and emptiness." In mythology, Marduk is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.
  41. MARDUK: Akkadian name meaning "solar calf." In Babylonian mythology, this is the name of a god said to have killed a dragon named Tiamat. In the bible, he is known by the Hebrew name Merodach, and is a Babylonian idol, probably the planet Mars, which like Saturn was regarded by ancient Semites as the author of bloodshed and slaughter, and was propitiated with human victims.
  42. MAREDUDD: Welsh myth name of the father of Iorwerth, probably meaning "sea day" or "sea sun."
  43. MAREK: Czech and Polish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  44. MARENGO: Italian name meaning "of the sea." This was the name of Napoleon's horse which was captured by the British and outlived Napoleon by eight years. He was a gray Arabian, named after the Marengi Battle through which he carried his rider safely.
  45. MARGH: Cornish form of English Mark (from the Welsh), probably meaning "horse."
  46. MARIAN: Short form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius." In use by the Romanians. Compare with feminine Marian.
  47. MARIANO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
  48. MARIANUS: Roman Latin family name meaning "like Marius."
  49. MARIJAN: Croatian and Slovene form of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius."
  50. MARIJN: Dutch unisex form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  51. MARIJUS: Lithuanian form of Roman Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
  52. MARIK: Variant spelling of Czech/Polish Marek, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  53. MARIN: French form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  54. MARINO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  55. MARINUS: Roman family name derived from the Latin word marinus, meaning "of the sea."
  56. MÁRIO: Portuguese form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
  57. MARIO: Italian and Spanish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
  58. MARION: Variant spelling of Roman Latin Marian, meaning "like Marius." Compare with feminine Marion.
  59. MARIS: Myth name of an Etruscan god of agriculture whom Roman Mars was later associated with, derived from Latin maris, meaning "of the sea." Compare with feminine Maris.
  60. MARIUS: Latin name, probably derived from the root mas, meaning "male, virile."
  61. MARIUSZ: Polish form of Latin Marius, meaning "male, virile."
  62. MARJAN: Slovene form of Roman Latin Marianus, meaning "like Marius."
  63. MÁRK: Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  64. MARK
    1. Anglicized form of Welsh March, meaning "horse." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a king of Cornwall.
    2. English form of French Marc, from Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  65. MARKEL: Basque form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of Mars."
  66. MARKKU: Finnish form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  67. MARKO
    1. Serbian and Slovene form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." Also in use by the Basques, Bulgarians, Dutch, Finnish, Germans, and Romani.
    2. Pet form of English Mark, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  68. MARKOS (Μάρκος): Greek form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In the New Testament bible, this is the name of the author of the second Gospel.
  69. MARKU: Romanian form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  70. MÁRKUS: Hungarian form of Greek Markos, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  71. MARKUS
    1. English form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
    2. German form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  72. MARLEN (Russian: Марлен): 
    1. Russian name created by blending the names Marx and Lenin.
    2. Variant spelling of English Marlon, probably meaning "little one of the sea."
  73. MARLIN
    1. Variant spelling of English Merlin, meaning "sea fort."
    2. Variant spelling of English Marlon, probably meaning "little one of the sea."
  74. MARLON: Probably an English contraction of French Marcelon, meaning "little one of the sea." This name was first brought to public attention by the American actor Marlon Brando whose family is said to be of French descent. 
  75. MARLOWE: English surname transferred to forename use, from a place name in Buckinghamshire, composed of the Old English elements mere "lake, pool" and lafe "leavings, remnants," hence, "marshland."
  76. MARMADUKE: Anglicized form of Old Irish Mael-Maedóc, meaning "devotee of Maedóc."
  77. MARQUIS: English name derived from the French title for the "governor of a border country," from Old French marchis ("border country"). A Marquis ranks just below a Duke
  78. MARQUISE: Variant spelling of English Marquis, meaning "governor of a border country."
  79. MARROK: Possibly a French form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea." In Arthurian legend, this is the name of a knight who was also a werewolf. In Thomas Malory's Le Morte d'Arthur, "Death of Arthur," (1469-1470), there is a single line mentioning this knight; it reads as follows: "Sir Marrok the good knyghte that was betrayed with his wyf for she made hym seven yere a werwolf." 
  80. MARS: In Roman mythology, this is the name of a god of war after whom a planet and the month of March were named. Mars has no Indo-European derivation and is most likely derived from the name of the Etruscan god Maris, meaning "of the sea." Only later did he become associated with Ares, the Greek god of "war." 
  81. MARSHAL: Variant spelling of English Marshall, meaning either "keeper of horses" or "shoeing smith."
  82. MARSHALL: English surname transferred to forename use, from a Norman French occupational term denoting someone who was a "keeper of horses," composed of the Germanic elements morah "horse" and scalc "servant." By the time it became a surname it had acquired the meaning "shoeing smith."
  83. MÀRTAINN: Scottish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  84. MÁRTAN: Irish Gaelic form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  85. MÅRTEN: Swedish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  86. MARTEN: Low German form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  87. MARTÍ: Catalan form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  88. MARTIAL: English form of Roman Latin Martialis, meaning "of/like Mars."
  89. MARTIALIS: A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, hence "of/like Mars."
  90. MARTIE: Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
  91. MARTIJN: Dutch form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  92. MARTÍN: Spanish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  93. MARTIN
    1. English form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
    2. French form of Roman Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  94. MÁRTINEK: Slovene form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  95. MARTINHO: Portuguese form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  96. MARTINO: Italian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  97. MARTINUS: Variant form of Roman Latin Martius, meaning "of/like Mars."
  98. MARTIS: A derivative of Roman Latin Mars, meaning "of/like Mars."
  99. MARTIUS: Extended form of Latin Martis, meaning "of/like Mars."
  100. MÁRTON: Hungarian form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  101. MARTTI: Finnish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  102. MARTY: Pet form of English Martin, meaning "of/like Mars."
  103. MARTYN: Polish form of Latin Martinus, meaning "of/like Mars."
  104. MARTZEL: Basque form of Roman Latin Marcellus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  105. MARVIN: Variant spelling of English Mervin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
  106. MARVYN: Variant spelling of English Marvin, meaning "marrow-eminent." 
  107. MARZ: Basque form of Latin Marcus, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  108. MARZIO: Italian form of Roman Latin Marcius, meaning "defense" or "of the sea."
  109. MASA (Hebrew: מַשָׂא, Japanese: 1-, 2-, 3-, 4-, 5-, 6-): 
    1. Unisex short form of Japanese names beginning with Masa-, meaning 1) "correct, just," 2) "elegant, splendid" 3) "flourishing, prosperous" 4) "genuine, true," 5) "governing, political," 6) "military."
    2. Variant spelling of Hebrew Massa, meaning "burden." 
  110. MASAAKI (真明): Japanese name meaning "true brightness."
  111. MASAHIKO (正彦): Japanese name meaning "just prince."
  112. MASAHIRO (正洋): Japanese name meaning "justice prospers."
  113. MASAKI (昌樹): Japanese name meaning "flourishing tree."
  114. MASANORI (正則): Japanese name meaning "model of justice."
  115. MASAO (正男): Japanese name meaning "correct man."
  116. MASARU (): Japanese name meaning "victorious."
  117. MASASHI (): Japanese name meaning "elegant, splendid."
  118. MASATO (正人): Japanese name meaning "correct man."
  119. MASAYOSHI (昌良): Japanese name meaning "flourishing goodness."
  120. MASAYUKI (正幸): Japanese name meaning "correct happiness."
  121. MASHEL (מַאשֶׁעל): Yiddish form of Hebrew Asher, meaning "happy."
  122. MASICHUVIO: Native American Hopi name meaning "gray deer."
  123. MASKINI: Egyptian name meaning "poor."
  124. MASO: Short form of Italian Tommaso, meaning "twin."
  125. MASON: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, derived from French maçon, meaning "mason, stone-worker."
  126. MASOOD: Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
  127. MASOUD (مسعود): Arabic name meaning "fortunate, lucky."
  128. MASOZI: African Tumbuka unisex name meaning "tears."
  129. MASSA (מַשָׂא): Hebrew name meaning "burden." In the bible, this is the name of a son of Ishmael.
  130. MASSIMILIANO: Italian form of Latin Maximilian, meaning "the greatest."
  131. MASSIMO: Italian form of Latin Maximus, meaning "the greatest."
  132. MASSOUD: Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
  133. MASTERMAN: English occupational surname transferred to forename use, meaning "man of the master," i.e. "retainer" or "servant."
  134. MAS'UD (مسعود): Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
  135. MASUD (مسعود): Variant spelling of Arabic Masoud, meaning "fortunate, lucky."
  136. MASUMI (真澄): Japanese unisex name meaning "true lucidity."
  137. MAT: Variant spelling of English Matt, meaning "gift of God."
  138. MATAN (מַתָּן): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattan, meaning "a gift." In the bible, this is the name of a priest of Baal, and the father of Shephatiah.
  139. MATANIA: Variant spelling of English Mattaniah, meaning "gift of God." 
  140. MATANYA (מַתַּנְיָה): Variant spelling of Hebrew Mattanyah, meaning "gift of God." 
  141. MATATA: African Swahili name meaning "causes worry; troublemaker."
  142. MATCHITEHEW: Native American Algonquin name meaning "he has an evil heart."
  143. MATCHITISIW: Native American Alqonguin name meaning "he has bad character."
  144. MÁTÉ: Short form of Hungarian Mátyás, meaning "gift of God."
  145. MATĚJ: Czech form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
  146. MATEJ: Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
  147. MATEO: Spanish form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
  148. MATEUS: Portuguese form of Hebrew Mattithyah, meaning "gift of God."
  149. MATEUSZ: Polish form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."
  150. MATEVŽ: Slovene form of Greek Mattathias, meaning "gift of God."

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