- OTHER SCRIPTS:
- HEBREW (מָרָא)
- LANGUAGE FAMILY:
- afro-asiatic > semitic > central semitic > hebrew
- NAME ROOT:
- NATIVE NAME ROOT:
- MÂRÂ' (מָרָא)
- This name derives from the Hebrew “mârâ'”, meaning “bitter, bitterness” which carries the implication "strength". Biblical: Naomi, the mother-in-law of Ruth, claimed the name Mara as an expression of grief after the deaths of her husband and sons. It also means "Lady" in Aramaic, because Mar means "Lord", and is a title of bishops in the Syriac Christian church.
Geographical spread (only living languages)
Popularity & Ranking
#751UNITED STATES RANKING
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New Age curiosities (only for entertainment purposes)
- Numerological Values:
Number 6 is associated with nurturing, sympathy, balance, civic sense and responsibility. People with name-number 6 place high priority on family. They are also willing to shoulder responsibilities and execute them in the best manner possible.
- Chakra Number:
- 6: The number of the Third Eye "Ajna"
Indigo is the color of the sixth energy centre - your third eye chakra. It is the color that opens the consciousness and brings awareness to higher planes and connects us with the spiritual world. Discover the hidden meanings within this deep blue color.
- Color meaning:
The color indigo is the color of intuition and perception and is helpful in opening the third eye. It promotes deep concentration during times of introspection and meditation, helping you achieve deeper levels of consciousness. It is a color which relates to the "New Age" - the ability to use the Higher Mind to see beyond the normal senses with great powers of perception. It relies on intuition rather than gut feeling.
Notable people and personalities
Mara Abbott (born 1985), American Professional Women's Bicycle Racer
Mara Brankovic (1412–1487), Serbian Princess
Mara Carfagna (born 1975), Italian Politician And Former Showgirl And Model
Mara Corday (born 1930), American Fashion Model
Mara Cruz (born 1941), Spanish Actress
Mara Kayser (born 1966), German Singer
Mara Lakić (born 1963), Former Bosnian Basketball Player
Mara Maionchi (born 1941), Italian Record Producer And A Tv Personality
Mara Mattuschka (born 1959), Austrian Film Director
Mara Scherzinger (born 1989), German Actress
Mara Svel-gamiršek (1900-1975), Croatian Writer
Mara Wilson (born 1987), American Actress
Mara Yamauchi (born 1973), British Long-distance Runner