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Gender: Female Meaning of Maire: "bitter" Origin of Maire: Irish variation of Mary

The name Maire is a girl's name of Irish origin meaning "bitter". Maire and is often added to lists like International Variations of Mary and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".

From the experts:

Both Maire and Mare have begun making inroads with parents seeking novel yet authentic ways of honoring an ancestral Mary.

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Famous People Named Maire

Pop Culture References for the name Maire

Mare, Mairi, Mayri

Maire's International Variations

Mair (Welsh)

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Ruanne Says:


What a lovely Marian name!

Essa Says:


I just think of a nightmare. I've definitely said ''What a mare!'' far too many times to count.

indiefendi2 Says:


Maire is like Maeve, sleek yet sassy ☺️