Hy guys today is a national holliday here in Romania the Assumption of St. Mary and even some of the people say this is not a moment of joy and celebration, because this is a day of commemorating the death of the Virgin Mary, Mother of God …I really want to share with you the meaning & history of this wonderfull and special name “Maria “.
Maria is perhaps the most loved and popular female biblical names used in Romania.
Maiden name Maria is an expression of purity, being worn by the mother of Jesus Christ. Although it is perhaps the most popular girl’s name in all cultures, the meaning is not very secure.
In acceptance Egyptian big names could come from MRY – beloved or mr – love.
In interpreting the Latin meaning of the name Maria is starfish.
In acceptance Jewish name meaning Mary is great bitterness.
Maiden name Mary is of Hebrew origin and means “wanted child”.
This is also one of the oldest name and many great women of history wear it with honor.
Maria Theresa (May 13, 1717 – November 29, 1780), was a sovereign of Austria, Hungary, Croatia, Bohemia, Mantua, Milan, Lodomeria and Galicia. She was the mother of Marie Antoinette who would become the last queen of France.
Maria Feodorovna (Dagmar of Denmark) (November 26, 1847 – October 13, 1928), the mother of Tsar Nicholas II of Russia. She managed to survive the Russian Revolution and escape out of Russia.
Grand Duchess Maria Nikolaevna of Russia (June 26, 1899 – July 17, 1918), was the daughter of Nicholas II who was the last Tsar to rule Russia. She was eventually assassinated with her family.
Maria (daughter of Maurice), the name of a supposed daughter of Maurice, Byzantine Emperor
Maria Prophetissa, Mary the Jewess, reputed founder of alchemy first mentioned by ZosimusMaria (gens), a plebeian family of Ancient RomeMaria Shriver, American journalist, author, former wife of Arnold Schwarzenegger
Maria von Trapp, stepmother of the von Trapp Family Singers (upon whom, films and musicals have been based, including “The Sound of Music”)
- source : http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maria
So I am proud to have this name and I wish u all happines and joy and a great day no matter what.
Kiss and hugs!