Maras Family History
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Maras Name Meaning
Polish (also Marasz), Czech, and Slovak: from a derivative of the personal names Marek or Martin. Czech (Máras): from the name for a man who was the son or husband of a woman called Márí, Czech form of Maria. Croatian: from a pet form of any of several personal name beginning with Mar-, e.g. Marijan, Marin, Marko. Polish: topographic name from Polish dialect maras ‘marsh’. Greek: nickname from Albanian marrë ‘crazy’, ‘wild’, ‘strong’. This element is also found as part of composite names such as Maragiannis ‘crazy John’.
Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press