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Gender: M Pronunciation: mah-ro Meaning of Maro: "from Mars; bitter; or, myself" Origin of Maro: Latin, Hebrew, or Japanese

Maro is an ancient saints' name -- he was an Italian follower of St. Flavia and was martyred -- rarely used in modern life. The name Maro may stem from the Roman Marcellus, related to Mars, the god of war, or it may be a feminine form of Maria, connected with Mario. Maro is also a Japanese name meaning "myself."

And why couldn't Maro be more widely used today? As a masculine spin on stylish Mara, it certainly could.

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