Meaning, pronunciation and origin of the Irish girls name Maire

How do you pronounce Irish name Maire?

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What does the Irish name Maire mean?

The name that was used in Ireland for Our Lady was Muire and interestingly, her name was so honored that it was rarely used as a first name until the end of the fifteenth century. Then Maire became acceptable as a given name but the spelling Muire was reserved for the Blessed Mother.

What is the Gender for the Irish name Maire?

Girl | Female

Is Maire a girls name?

Yes, Maire is traditionally given to a girl.

How do you spell Maire in Irish?

It is spelled “Maire”.

How do you pronounce Irish name Maire?

It is pronounced “my + ra”.

What is Maire in English?

The common English name for Maire is “Mary”.

Is Maire a rare name?

Maire is not a very common name in Ireland. In 2021, there was less than three Irish girls born with the name Maire. Source: