Ancient Greek, Literature, M names, Male, Proto-Indo-European, Virtues/Attributes, Word names

Makar

Makar is the Russian form of Makarios, an Ancient Greek male name meaning “blessed, happy” from Ancient Greek makar (blessed). Makar is also a Scottish term for a poet or a bard. It’s the equivalent of English word maker. Its plural form is makaris.

Origin: Ancient Greek, Proto-Indo-European

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Variants:

  • Makari (Russian)
  • Makariy (Russian)
  • Makarios (Late Greek)
  • Macarius (Latinized Late Greek)
  • Macario (Spanish, Italian)
  • Macário (Portuguese)
  • Kari (Finnish)
  • Macaire (French)

 

Female forms:

  • Macaria (Spanish)
  • Makaria (Ancient Greek)

 

 

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