Irish variation of Mary
"sweet; drop of the sea, bitter"

Mare Origin and Meaning

The name Mare is a girl's name of Irish origin.
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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Famous People Named Mare

  • Mary Megan "Mare" WinninghamAmerican actress
  • Mare KandreSwedish novelist
  • Mare TommingasEstonian ballerina

Mare in Pop Culture

  • Marecharacter in the "Mistborn" trilogy by Brandon Sanderson
  • Mare Barrowmain character in "Red Queen" by Victoria Aveyard
  • Marea female horse