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Meaning and Origin

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Origin and Meaning of Mahari

"Mahari" is a name of Indian (Sanskrit) origin, and it means "Divine maiden". It's a name commonly given to both boys and girls.


From Arabic مَهْر (mahr).

  1. dowry, bride price

Notable Persons With the Last Name Mahari

Gurgen was born on August 1st, 1903 in Van, Turkey. Gurgen is also known as Ajemian and Gurgen Grigori (real name). He breathed his last breath on June 17th, 1969.


Abu Bakar Mahari is a soccer player for the Brunei DPMM FC, QAF FC, and Brunei national football team. Abu was born on February 11th, 1985 in Brunei.


Fun Facts about the name Mahari

  • How Popular is the name Mahari? Mahari is the 19,566th most popular name of all time.
  • How many people with the first name Mahari have been born in the United States? From 1880 to 2016, the Social Security Administration has recorded 355 babies born with the first name Mahari in the United States. That's more than enough people named Mahari to occupy the territory of Pitcairn Islands (United Kingdom) with an estimated population of 66 (as of July 1, 2008).
  • What year were 5 or more babies first named Mahari? The name was first given to 5 or more babies in the year 1997 when it was given as a first name to 5 new born babies.
  • When was Mahari first recorded in the United States? The oldest recorded birth by the Social Security Administration for the first name Mahari is Saturday, July 1st, 1939.
  • What year had the most people named Mahari born? The highest recorded use of the first name Mahari was in 2013 with a total of 27 babies.
  • Random Mahari Factoid: According to the 2013 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the first name Mahari is not a popular baby girl's name in Georgia. Imagine that, only 6 babies in Georgia have the same name as you in 2013.
  • Weird things about the name Mahari: Your name in reverse order is Iraham. A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give Iamhra. How do you pronounce that?

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  • U.S. Social Security Administration: Popular Baby Names, Death Master File (public domain).
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