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The name Mare is a girl's name of Irish origin. Mare and is often added to lists like International Variations of Mary and discussed in our forums with posts like "Girls Makeover - Two Middles".
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With this spelling, and one-syllable pronunciation, it sounds less like a whole name than a cut-off version of Mary. In fact, actress Mare Winningham was christened Mary.
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'Rise, Red as the dawn!'
I know a girl named this, she pronounces it like Mara.
You might get away with Doe.
Sorry to state the obvious, but a mare is a female horse. Might as well name a girl, "Heifer." (An unbred, young cow.)
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