German Names starting with M

If you want to find German names starting with M, browse the various creative options you have at your disposal. These German names starting M are perfect for any baby girl, cat, or dog.

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German names are often inspired by Germanic culture and heritage. In many cases, German families will name their children after a close family member. While many Germans do get creative with names, all German first names must be approved by the German Government. If you don't live in Germany, you will have more freedom to choose your own German name. Because of the number of people with German heritage that live around the world, you'll find plenty of German names that are popular in other countries. Most German names have positive historic context rooted in the origin of the name. These names are perfect choices for newborn baby boys, girls, dogs, and cats!

10 Most Popular German Names starting with M

PopularityNameMeaning
1stMariaBitter or sea of bitterness, of the sea or bitter, rebellious woman, sea of bitterness, beloved.
2ndMichaelWho is like god?, which man is like god?.
3rdMichaelaWho is like god?, which man is like god?.
4thMartinWarlike, servant of mars, god of war, rendered to mars, from the god mars, god of war - mars, of the god mars.
5thMatildaMother of merlin, mighty battle maiden, battle strength, powerful and mighty in battle.
6thMilesMerciful, soldier, army man, favored, millstone.
7thMillieIndustrious, diminutive form of mildred or millicent, strong worker.
8thMiloMerciful, soldier, army man, favored, millstone.
9thMalloryUnfortunate or unlucky, ill-omened, unlucky, ill-fated luck.
10thMaximilianThe greatest, greatest, the great, little maximus, great.

All German Names starting with M

NameGenderMeaning
MacayleGirlWho is like god?, form of michaela.
MaconBoyMason, maker.
MadchenGirlGirl.
MaddalenGirlFrom the high tower.
MaddalenaGirlFrom the high tower, woman from magdalene.
MaddaleneGirlFrom the high tower.
MaddalynGirlFrom the high tower.
MaddchenGirlGirl.
MadelhariBoyArmy or war counselor.
MadelhariGirlArmy or war counselor.
MadyGirlFrom the high tower, maiden, pet form of mad- names.
MafaldaGirlPowerful and mighty in battle, powerful battler.
MaganhildiGirlStrong battle maiden.
MagdGirlFrom the high tower.
MagdaGirlFrom the high tower, woman of magdala, woman from magdala, high tower.
MagdaleneGirlFrom the high tower, woman of magdala, woman from magdala.
MagnhildaGirlStrong battle maiden.
MagnildGirlStrong battle maiden.
MagnildaGirlStrong battle maiden.
MagnildeGirlStrong battle maiden.
MagnusBoyGreat, big, greatness.
MahlerBoyStained glass maker.
MahlerGirlStained glass maker.
MaikBoyWho is like god?, now.
MaikGirlWho is like god?, now.
MaleneGirlFrom the high tower, woman from magdala.
MalfredaGirlPeaceful worker.
MalloryGirlUnfortunate or unlucky, ill-omened, unlucky, ill-fated luck.
MalloryBoyArmy counselor, unfortunate or unlucky.
MandelBoyAlmond.
MandelGirlAlmond.
MandellBoyAlmond.
MandellGirlAlmond.
ManfredBoyMan of peace or peaceful, powerful peace.
ManfriedBoyMan of peace or peaceful.
ManfritBoyMan of peace or peaceful.
MannBoyHero.
ManricBoyRuler, exalted one.
ManricoBoyRuler, exalted one, powerful leader.
MarcellBoyYoung warrior, warlike.
MareldaGirlFamous battle maiden.
MarellaGirlRenowned warrior.
MarenGirlBitter or sea of bitterness, pearl, from the shore, bitter.
MargarethaGirlPearl.
MargitBoyPearl.
MargitGirlPearl, a pearl.
MargoGirlPearl, variation: margot, derivative: form of margaret.
MargritGirlPearl.
MarhildaGirlFamous battle maiden.
MarhildiGirlFamous battle maiden.
MariaGirlBitter or sea of bitterness, of the sea or bitter, rebellious woman, sea of bitterness, beloved.
MarielGirlBitter or sea of bitterness, of the sea or bitter, rebellious woman.
MarildaGirlFamous battle maiden.
MarillaGirlRenowned warrior, bitter, by the sea.
MaritzaGirlOf the sea, of the sea or bitter, bitter.
MarkelBoyWarlike, rendered to mars, not yet available.
MarkellBoyWarlike, elaboration of mark, not yet available.
MarkosBoyWarlike, martial.
MarkusBoyWarlike, from the god mars.
MarlaGirlFrom the high tower, combination of maria and magdalene, rebellious woman from magdala.
MarlainaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlanaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlaynaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlayneGirlFrom the high tower.
MarleenGirlFrom the high tower.
MarleenaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarleeneGirlFrom the high tower.
MarleinaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlenaGirlFrom the high tower, combination of mary and magdalene.
MarleneGirlFrom the high tower, combination of mary and magdalene, rebellious woman from magdala, derivative: form of marlene.
MarlinaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlindaGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlineGirlFrom the high tower.
MarlisGirlBitter, combination of maria and elizabeth, rebellious woman.
MarlisaGirlBitter.
MartelBoyHammerer, hammer, warlike.
MartellBoyHammerer.
MartheGirlSorrow, bitter, lady.
MartinBoyWarlike, servant of mars, god of war, rendered to mars, from the god mars, god of war - mars, of the god mars.
MarxBoyGod of war.
MatheBoyGift from god, bear.
MathiasBoyGift of god.
MathildGirlMighty battle maiden, brave in battle.
MathildaGirlMighty battle maiden, battle might, powerful battler, might, power.
MathildeGirlMighty battle maiden, battle might, powerful and mighty in battle, powerful battler, brave in battle.
MatildaGirlMother of merlin, mighty battle maiden, battle strength, powerful and mighty in battle.
MatildeGirlMighty battle maiden, battle might, powerful battler, strong in war, mighty in battle.
MattiasBoyGift from god, gift of god.
MaximilianBoyThe greatest, greatest, the great, little maximus, great.
MaximillianBoyThe greatest.
MayerBoyHeadman or mayor, great, steward.
MaynardBoyPowerful, brave strength, powerful strength.
MayneBoyPowerful.
MaynorBoyPowerful.
MechtildeGirlMighty in battle.
MedgarBoySuccessful spearman.
MedwinBoyFaithful friend, powerful friend.
MeinhardBoyFirm, powerful strength.
MeinkeBoyFirm.
MeinoBoyFirm.
MeinradBoyStrong advisor.
MeinyardBoyFirm.
MeliaGirlWork.
MelisandeGirlHoney bee, labour strength.
MelissanGirlLabour strength, from melisande-strength.
MenaGirlActress mena suvari, woman, mother-goddess.
MendelBoyLittle man, to be wise or knowledgeable, comforter.
MendieBoyLittle man.
MendieGirlLittle man.
MenzBoyMerciful.
MerrillBoyShining sea, from the pleasant hill, shiny sea.
MerrillGirlFrom the pleasant hill.
MertenBoyGod of war - mars.
MeruvinaGirlFamous victory.
MetaGirlPearl.
MetteGirlPearl, sweet pearl.
MeyerBoyShining.
MichaelBoyWho is like god?, which man is like god?.
MichaelaGirlWho is like god?, which man is like god?.
MiekeGirlBitter, wished for child, to swell, beloved.
MikkelBoyWho is like god?, which man is like god?.
MikkelGirlWho is like god?.
MilesBoyMerciful, soldier, army man, favored, millstone.
MiliaGirlIndustrious.
MillaGirlYoung ceremonial attendant, industrious, priest's attendant.
MillicentGirlIndustrious, labor strength, strong worker.
MillieGirlIndustrious, diminutive form of mildred or millicent, strong worker.
MiloBoyMerciful, soldier, army man, favored, millstone.
MinGirlLove, intelligent, quick, sensitive, clever.
MinaGirlLove, with gilded helmet, stout protector, blue sky.
MindyGirlHoney, combination of mel and linda, woman of gloom.
MinnaGirlResolute protector, with gilded helmet.
MinneGirlResolute protector.
MinzeBoyMint.
MitziGirlSea of bitterness, small or bitter, rebellious woman.
MitzyGirlMary, mother of god (bitter).
MonesaGirlProtection.
MonikaGirlSolitary, advisor, advise, counsel.
MoritzBoyDark skinned person, dark skinned.
MylesBoyMerciful, soldier, army man, favored.
MyloBoyMerciful, army man, favored.