500+ Popular Baby Names and Meanings, Boy, and Girl That Start with “M”

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In this article, we will explore over 500 popular baby names that start with “M” and delve into their meanings and significance.
Choosing a name for your baby is a momentous decision, one that often reflects your aspirations and hopes for your child. If you’re looking for a name that starts with “M,” you’re in luck because the letter “M” offers a plethora of beautiful, meaningful, and trendy options for both boys and girls.

Tips for Choosing the Perfect Name

Selecting the perfect name for your child can be a daunting task. Here are some tips to help you make the right choice:

  • Consider the sound and flow of the name.
  • Think about the meaning and significance.
  • Take into account family and cultural traditions.
  • Ensure it’s a name that will age well.

500+ Popular Baby Names and Meanings That Start with M Entries – Boy Names

S/N:Name:Meaning:
01Mace A mace was a medieval weapon used by knights.
02Madison Surname derived from Matthew gift of God or from Matilda strong fighter.
03Maed From the meadow
04Maelwine Strong friend
05Maeret Little famous one
06MaerewineFamous friend
07MaethelwineCouncil friend
08Maetthere Powerful army
09Maitland From the meadow
10Malin Little warrior
11Malvin Council friend
12Malvyn Council friend
13Malyn Little warrior
14Manfred Hero’s peace
15Marchland –From the march
16Manfrid Hero’s peace
17Manley From the hero’s meadow
18Manly From the hero’s meadow
19Mann Hero
20Manning Son of a hero
21Mannleah From the hero’s meadow
22Mansfield From the field by the small river
23Manton From the hero’s town or farm
24Maralyn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
25Marchman From the march
26Mardel Surname used as a given name.
27Marden From the valley with the pool. Surname used as a given name.
28Mardon From the valley with the pool
29Mariel Diminutive of Maria.
30Marilynn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.

Serial no:NameMeaning:
31Marji Variant of the French Margerie.
32Mark Of Mars: the god of war. Form of Marcus. The Roman surname of John Mark who was missionary companion to Peter and Paul and writer of one of the four Gospel accounts of the life of Jesus.
33Marlan A Form of Merle.
34Marland From the march. A Form of Merle.
35MarschallSteward
36Marlayne Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
37Marleigh Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
38Marley From the march meadow
39Marlin A Form of Merle.
40Marline Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
41Marlon A Form of Merle.
42Marlow From the hill by the lake. Marshy meadow.
43Marlowe From the hill by the lake
44Marly From the march meadow
45Marlyssa Woman from Magdala.
46MarsdenFrom the marsh valley
47Marsh From the marsh
48Marshal Steward
49Marshall Steward Caretaker of horses.
50Marsten Town near the marsh.
51MarstonFrom the farm by the pool Town near the marsh.
52Martin Warrior of Mars.
53Marty Warrior of Mars.
54Martyn Warrior of Mars.
55Marven Form of Mervin.
56Marvin Form of Mervin.
57Marvyn Form of Mervin.
58MarwinForm of Mervin.
59Marwood From the lake forest
60Maryann Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.

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61Marybell Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
62Marylu Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
63MasonWorker in stone Surname.
67Mather Powerful army
68MathersSon of Mather
69Matherson Son of Mather
70Mathew Gift of God
71Matt Gift of God
72MatthiasGift of God
73Maunfeld From the field by the small river
74Maurice Dark-skinned: A Moor.
75Mavrick When a nineteenth-century American named Maverick refused to brand his calves as other ranchers did: his name came to signify an independent man who avoids conformity.
76Maverick When a nineteenth-century American named Maverick refused to brand his calves as other ranchers did: his name came to signify an independent man who avoids conformity.
77Maxfield Field belonging to Mack.
78Maximilian The greatest.
79Maximillian The greatest.
80Maxwell Capable
81Mayer Headman: mayor. Surname.
82Mayfield From the warrior’s field
83Mead From the meadow
84Meade Honey wine or meadow.
85Medwin Strong friend
86Medwine Strong friend
87Medwyn Strong friend
89Mel Meaning uncertain but possibly friend of Michael.
90Melborn From the mill stream

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91Melbourne From the mill stream
92Melburn From the mill stream
93Melbyrne From the mill stream
94Meldon From the hillside mill
95Meldrick From the powerful mill
96Meldrik From the powerful mill
97Meldryk From the powerful mill
98Melvin Strong friend
99MelvonMeaning uncertain but possibly friend of Michael.
100Melvyn Strong friend. Possibly friend of Michael.
101Mercer Merchant
102Merestun From the farm by the pool
103Merewode – From the lake forest
104Merewood From the lake forest
105Merlow From the hill by the lake
106Merril Shining sea.
107Merrill Shining sea.
108Merritt Little famous one
109Mersc From the marsh
110Merton From the estate by the lake
111Mervin Famous friend
112Mervyn Famous friend
113Merwyn Famous friend
114Mick Abbreviation of Michael and Micah Who is like God?
115Mickey Abbreviation of Michael and Micah Who is like God?
116Mike Abbreviation of Michael and Micah Who is like God?
117Milburn From the mill stream
118MilbyrneFrom the mill stream
119Miles Merciful
120Milford From the mill’s ford

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120Millard One who grinds grain. Occupational surname.
122Millen One who grinds grain. Occupational surname.
123Miller One who grinds grain. Occupational surname.
124Millman Mill worker
125Milman Mill worker
126Milo Merciful
127Milton From the mill farm
128MilwardKeeper of the mill
129Mindy Abbreviation of Melinda.
130Mistie misty
131Mitcbel Like God
132Mitch Form of Michael Who is like God?
133Mitchel Form of Michael Who is like God?
134Mitchell Form of Michael Who is like God?
135Modraed –Brave
136Monte From the wealthy man’s mountain
137Montgomery From the wealthy man’s mountain
138Montie Mountain. Abbreviation of Montague and Montgomery.
139Monty Mountain. Abbreviation of Montague and Montgomery.
140Mordred Brave
141More From the moors
142Moreland From the moors
143Moreley From the meadow on the moor
144Morland Marsh: wet land.
145Morlee From the meadow on the moor
146Morly From the meadow on the moor
147Morrey Dark-skinned: A Moor. Form of Maurice.
148Morrie Dark-skinned: A Moor. Form of Maurice.
149MorrisSon of More
150Morrisey Son of More

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151Morrison Dark-skinned: A Moor. Form of Maurice.
152Morse Dark-skinned: A Moor. Form of Maurice.
153Morton From the farm near the moor
154Moss Medieval form of Moses saved from the water.
155Moulton From the mule farm
156MylesMerciful
157Mylnburne From the mill stream
158Mylnric From the powerful mill
159Mylo Merciful
160MaddoxBeneficient
161Magnus Great
162Malcolm Royal Blood
163Martin Warlike
164Melvin Servant
165Marcus Warlike
166Mark, MarcVariant of Marcus
167Marlon Falcon
168Marvin Sea
169Matthew Gift of the Lord
170Maurice Dark Skin
171Max, MaxwellGreat
172Medwin Powerful Friend
173Melville Form of Malvin
174Merlin Bird
175Michael Like God
176Milburn Residence Name
177Miles Soldier
178Monroe A Wheeler
179Montague Residence Name
180Montgomery Mountain
Morgan From the Sea’s Edge
Morris Moorish
Morton From the Farm or Moor
Murray Seaman

500+ Popular Baby Names and Meanings That Start with M Entries – Girl Names

Serial no:Name:Meaning:
181Mable Lovable. Abbreviation of Amabel.
182Macayla A gift from God.
183MaciDerived from medieval 1 form of Matthew.
184MacieDerived from medieval 1 form of Matthew.
185Mackinzie Ever Loving
186Maddie Woman from Magdala. Variant of Madeleine. Madeleine: (English/French) Woman from Magdala.
187MaddieLynn Madelena – Woman from Magdala. Variant of Madeleine. Madeleine: (English/French) Woman from Magdala.
188Madelene Madeleine: (English/French) Woman from Magdala.
189Madison Surname derived from Matthew: (gift of Jah) or Matilda: (strong fighter). The mermaid heroine of the film Splash.
190Madisyn Good. Variant of Madison.
191Madra Mother
192Madre Mother
193Mady Maiden
194Maegth –Maiden
195Maertisa Famous
196Maggi Abbreviation of Margaret. A pearl.
197Maggie Abbreviation of Margaret. A pearl.
198Maggie-Lyn Beautiful Child of Light.
199Maggy Abbreviation of Margaret. A pearl.
200Maida Maiden: virgin.
201Maidel Maiden
202Maidie Maiden
203Maisie Nickname for Margaret or Marjorie.
204Maitane Dearly loved
205Maite Dearly loved
206Maitena Dearly loved
207Malinda Blend of Melissa and Linda.
208Mallory Surname popular as a girl’s name due to popular character Mallory on the TV series Family Ties.
209Mamie Abbreviation of Mary and Miriam.
210Manda Abbreviation of Amanda worthy of being loved.

Serial No:Name:Meaning:
211Mandalyn Abbreviation of Amanda worthy of being loved.
212Mandi Abbreviation of Amanda worthy of being loved.
213Mandie Abbreviation of Amanda worthy of being loved.
214Mandy Abbreviation of Amanda worthy of being loved.
215Mara Bitter. The biblical Naomi claimed the name Mara as an expression of grief after the deaths of her husband and sons: Variant of Mary: Abbreviation of Tamara.
216Maralyn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
217Maree Variant of Latin Mary bitter
218MareesaVariant of Maria.
219MargerieVariant of the French Margerie.
220Mariah Variant of Latin Mary bitter
221Marie Variant of Latin Mary bitter
222Mariel Diminutive of Maria.
223Marigold Mary’s gold – refers to both the flower and the mother of Jesus.
224Marilyn – Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
225Marilynn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
226Marisa Variant of Maria.
227Marise Variant of Maria.
228Marji Variant of the French Margerie.
229Marjo Variant of the French Margerie.
230Marla Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
231Marlaina Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
232Marlana Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala
233Marlayna Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
234Marlayne Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
235Marleen Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
236Marleena Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
237Marleene Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
238Marleigh Marshy meadow. Also Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
239Marleina Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
240Marlena Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.

Serial No:Name:Meaning:
241Marlene Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
242MarlenneFeminine of Marlon: Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
243Marley Marshy meadow. Also Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
244MarlinFeminine of Marlon: Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
245Marlina Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
246Marlinda Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
247Marline Variant of Madeline Woman from Magdala.
248Marlisa Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
249Marliss Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
250MarloweVariant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
251Marlyn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
252Marlynn Feminine of Marlon: Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
253Marlys Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
254Marlyssa – Variant of Marlene Woman from Magdala.
255Marsha Variant of Marcia.
256Mary Bitter. Variant of Miriam. The biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
257Maryan Variant of Mary bitter often used as English surname.
258Maryana Variant of Mary.
259Maryann Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
260Maryanna Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
261Marybell Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
262Maryjo Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
263Marylin Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
264Marylu Derived from Mary Bitter. Mary was the biblical mother of Christ. Names like Dolores and Mercedes have been created to express aspects of Mary’s life and worship.
265Marylyn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
266Marylynn Blend of Marie or Mary and Lyn.
267Maryon Variant of Mary bitter often used as English surname.
268Mavis Song-thrush.
269Maxie The greatest. Feminine of Max.
270Maxine The greatest. Feminine of Max.

Serial No:Name:Meaning:
271Mayda Maiden
272Mayde Maiden
273Mayme Abbreviation of Mary and Miriam.
274Melinda Blend of Melissa and Linda.
275Melva Feminine of Melvin.
276Melvina Feminine of Melvin.
277Melynda Blend of Melissa and Linda.
278Meranda To be the superior one
279Mercer Merchant.
280Mercia From Mercia: Compassion: forbearance.
281Mercie Compassion: forbearance.
282Mercilla Compassion: forbearance.
283Mercina Compassion: forbearance.
284MercyMerciful
285Meri Mirthful: joyous. Also an abbreviation of Meredith.
286Meridel Mirthful: joyous. Also an abbreviation of Meredith.
287MerielVariant of Muriel shining sea.
288Merri Mirthful: joyous. Also an abbreviation of Meredith.
289Merrie Mirthful: joyous. Also an abbreviation of Meredith.
290Merrilee Mirthful: joyous. Also an abbreviation of Meredith.
291Merry Mirthful: joyous. Also an abbreviation of Meredith.
292Mertice Famous
293Mertise Famous
294Mertysa Famous
295Micaela Feminine of Michael gift from God.
296Michaela Feminine of Michael gift from God.
297Mika Abbreviation of Michaela:Micaela: Mikaela: Mikayla: Mychaela: Mikella. Feminine of Michael gift from God.
298Mikaela Feminine of Michael gift from God.
299Mikayla Feminine of Michael gift from God.
300Mikella Feminine of Michael gift from God.

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301MikelleFeminine of Michael gift from God.
302Mikhaila Gift from God
303MikkiAbbreviation of Michaela:Micaela: Mikaela: Mikayla: Mychaela: Mikella. Feminine of Michael gift from God.
304MikkoAbbreviation of Michaela:Micaela: Mikaela: Mikayla: Mychaela: Mikella. Feminine of Michael gift from God.
305Milana Precious one
306MildraedMild of strength
307Mildred Mild of strength
308Mildrid Mild of strength
309Mildryd Mild of strength
310Millian
311Mindie Abbreviation of Melinda.
312MindyAbbreviation of Melinda.
313Misti misty
314Mistie misty
315Misty misty
316Molli From the Gaelic Maili which is a pet form of Mary bitter.
317Mollie From the Gaelic Maili which is a pet form of Mary bitter.
318Molly From the Gaelic Maili which is a pet form of Mary bitter. Actress Molly Ringwald.
319MonicaVariant of Mona.
320Moria The wind
321Mychaela Feminine of Michael gift from God.
322Myla Merciful. Feminine of Myles.
323Myleen Merciful. Feminine of Myles.
324Myleene Merciful
325Myra Poetic invention.
326Mystee misty
327Mysti misty
328MabelAmiable
329MadelineThe Tower
330Madge A Pearl

Serial No:Name:Meaning:
331Magda, Magdalene A Tower
332Maggie A Pearl
333Maia Star
334Maisie Precious
335Mandy Harmony
336Marcia Feminine of Marcus, Mark
337Margaret A Pearl
338Margot Variant of Margaret
339Maria, Marie, Marian, MarilynForms of Mary
340Marnia Maid of the Sea
341Marissa Sea Born
342Marta, MarthaLady or Mistress
343Martina Warlike
344Mary Star of the Sea
345Matilda Mighty in Battle
346Maude Mighty
347Maura Dark
348Maureen The Dark
349Mavis Song-Thrush
350Maxine The Greatest
351Megan Great
352Melanie Dark-Haired
353Melinda Grateful
354MelissaHoney Bee
355Melody Of Song
356Melvina Handmaiden
357Mercy Compassionate
358Meris Sea Born
359Merle Blackbird
360Michelle Feminine of Michael

Serial No:Name:Meaning:
361Mildred – Gentle
362Millicent Strength
363Minerva Goddess of Wisdom
364Mirabelle Of Wondrous Beauty
365Miranda Admirable
366MiriamRebellious
367Misty Covered in Mist
368Moira The Great
369Molly Variant of Mary
370Mona Solitary
371Monica Counsellor
372Mora Blueberry
373Morgan Sea’s Edge
374Muriel Myrrh
375Myrtle – The Myrtle
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Conclusion

Choosing a baby name starting with “M” offers a world of possibilities, from traditional to unique and meaningful to trendy. The letter “M” opens the door to a diverse range of options that can reflect your hopes and dreams for your child. Take your time, explore your options, and select a name that resonates with your heart.

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Unique FAQs

  • Are there any unisex “M” names?

Yes, several “M” names, such as Morgan, can be used for both boys and girls.

  • Can you suggest some “M” names with historical significance?

Certainly! Names like Martin and Margaret have rich historical backgrounds.

  • Do the meanings of names really matter?

While the meaning of a name isn’t everything, it can add depth and significance to your choice.