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

The name Maro is a boy's name of Hebrew, Latin, Japanese origin meaning "from Mars; bitter; or, myself". Maro and is often added to lists like Unique Baby Boy Names and discussed in our forums with posts like "Quick Question Thread?!".

From the experts:

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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Famous People Named Maro

Maro Balić (born 1971), a Croatian water polo player
Maro Sargsyan (born 1973), an Armenian artist
Maro Engel (born 1985), a German racing driver
Maro Joković (born 1987), a Croatian water polo player
Maro Itoje (born 1994), an English rugby union player

Pop Culture References for the name Maro

Maro, sumo wrestler in manga "Black Cat"
Maro is a female name in Greece.