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

Maro Origin and Meaning

The name Maro is a boy's name of Hebrew, Latin, Japanese origin meaning "from Mars; bitter; or, myself".

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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saoirse123 Says:


It's a great, short and simple name with that trendy "o" ending. This is a great unusual, yet useable name!

JJ82DMC Says:


Maro is my middle name, my father's first name, my grandfather's first name - and supposedly in my family for close to 10 generations, from what I'm told. I'd like to learn more.

jordalini Says:


Maro is Cyprus diminutive name and sounded! Very sweet and attractive! Simple and cheerful and calm.

meletes yia fitites Says:


Μάρω είναι και Κυπριακό όνομα υποκοριστικό και εύηχο! Πολύ γλυκό και ελκυστικό! Απλό και χαρούμενο και ήρεμο.