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mara vs. not maura

what do u think of mara not maura. Mara pronounced Mare-a not Mar-uh

The Top Baby Name is...

Mara

50%

Not Maura

50%

Poll created: Dec 13, 2007
Total Votes: 4

Comments

I don’t personally like it...But if you like it go for it!! Good Luck!
posted by Kalyn_Aaron :: Dec 13, 2007 04:17 PM | report
I think Mara is beautiful and so underused!
posted by guest :: Dec 13, 2007 04:51 PM | report
I think most people will still pronounce it Maura either way.
posted by guest :: Dec 13, 2007 05:38 PM | report
I like it, but it’s going to get mispronounced often.
Maera
Maerah
Mareah
Marea
posted by guest :: Dec 13, 2007 06:20 PM | report
It is pretty if you don’t mind constantly correcting people on how to pronounce it. If you can handle that and think your little won’t mind constantly correcting people when she gets older...go for it!
posted by carrie :: Dec 13, 2007 08:58 PM | report
Mara is gorgeous, but not in the way you want to say it, I have a friend Myria.
posted by guest :: Dec 13, 2007 09:49 PM | report
I’ve heard Mara pronounce MAR-uh (mar rhyming with bar) and MARE-uh (mar rhyming with bare). But I’ve only heard Maura as rhyming with Laura.

Have you considered Mary? Nobody uses it anymore, it will never be misprounounced, and it’s a lovely name.
posted by guest :: Dec 13, 2007 11:18 PM | report
I love Mara (and Maura for that matter too).
posted by guest :: Dec 15, 2007 03:59 AM | report

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