Gender / Sex: girl
Meaning: star of the sea
Sounds Like: Marah, Moriah, Myriah
Similar Names: Maiah, Marian, Mariam, Marial, Sariah, Zariah
Rank as First Name (Given Name): 1325
Mariah \m(a)-riah\ as a girl's name is a variant of Maria (Latin), and the meaning of Mariah is "star of the sea".
The baby name Mariah sounds like Marah, Moriah and Myriah. Other similar baby names are Maiah, Marian, Mariam, Marial, Sariah and Zariah.
Mariah is a very popular first name for women (#1325 out of 4276) but an uncommon surname or last name for both men and women. (1990 U.S. Census)