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Gender: F Pronunciation: MOR-ee-ah Meaning of Maurya: "bitter" Origin of Maurya: Irish variation of Maura or Mary

Unusual Mary variety with literary underpinnings, most famously as a character in J.M. Synge's Riders to the Sea. You may have to do constant explaining of the spelling and pronunciation, but if you're looking for a distinctive and attractive form of Mary, you've found it.

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