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María (1) f. (Noun) "Mary"
From Latin Maria, borrowed from Hebrew Miryām, a name meaning "well-nourished one" (Knaupf 2011).
Today popular in first and last names, as well as variants Mari, Marías, Santamaria, Santa María and Mariátegui (from Basque meaning "house of Mary").