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Gender: Female Meaning of Mareike: "bitter" Origin of Mareike: German variation of Mary

The name Mareike is a girl's name of German origin meaning "bitter". Mareike and discussed in our forums with posts like "Names on NB that make you go WOW!".

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Mary has hundreds of variations around the world, and this German form, pronounced Ma-RYE-keh, is virtually unknown in English-speaking lands. A possible alternative to Mariah?

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srudolph Says:


My uncle's sister is named Mareike, and I think it's beautiful! Could be made more accessible to angolphone speakers with Mareika spelling?