Meaning of the name Mary. Listen and learn how to pronounce Mary so you can get the correct pronunciation for this girl name.
MEANING: 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.
GENDER: Girl | Female
IRISH NAME: Mary Maire
PRONUNCIATION: my + ra"
AUDIO: (Listen to the late author Frank McCourt pronounce Mary and read along with the meaning)