Spelling variation of Maria and Mariah
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved"

Mariyah Origin and Meaning

The name Mariyah is girl's name meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved".
Though the y in this variation may seem unnecessary, it hasn't prevented Mariyah from charting in the US Top 1000 for the last decade.

A form of Maria, the meaning of which is uncertain. Theories include "drop of the sea" (from Hebrew roots mar "drop" and yam "sea"); "bitter" (from Hebrew marah "bitterness"); and "beloved" (from the Egyptian root mr).

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