Mariya is a female personal name of Russian, Ukrainian, Bulgarian or Indian origin, a variation of "Maria".[2] It may refer to:

  • Mariya Abakumova (born 1986) is a Russian Olympic javelin thrower
  • Mariya Alëkhina (born 1988) is a Russian political activist
  • Mariya Babanova (1900–1983) was a Soviet film actress
  • Mariya Baklakova (born 1997) is a Russian Olympic swimmer
  • Mariya Bayda (1922–2002) was a World War II scout in the Crimea
  • Mariya Bespalova (born 1968) is a Russian Olympic hammer thrower
  • Mariya Bochkareva (1889–1920) was a Russian woman who formed the Women's Battalion of Death during World War I
  • Mariya Bolikova (born 1977) is a Russian sprinter who has competed in international championships
  • Mariya Borovichenko (1925–1943) was a decorated Ukrainian medical officer of Soviet 32nd Guards Artillery Regiment
  • Mariya Bugakova (born 1985) is an Uzbekistani Olympic swimmer specializing in butterfly and sprint freestyle events
  • Mariya Butyrskaya (born 1972) is a Russian Olympic figure skater who has won multiple international championships
  • Mariya Dimitrova (born 1976) is a Bulgarian triple jumper who has competed in several international championships
  • Mariya Dolina (1922–2010) was a decorated Soviet pilot and dive-bomber squadron commander
  • Mariya Fadeyeva (born 1958) a Russian Olympic rower
  • Mariya Filatova (born 1961) is a retired Soviet Olympic gymnast
  • Mariya Gabriel (aka Mariya Ivanova Nedelcheva; born 1979) is a Bulgarian politician, elected Member of the European Parliament in 2009
  • Mariya Golubnichaya (born 1924) is a former Soviet Olympic hurdler
  • Mariya Grabovetskaya (born 1987) is a Kazakhstani Olympic weightlifter
  • Mariya Grinberg (1908–1978) was a Ukrainian pianist and teacher and Distinguished Artist of the Russian Soviet Federation
  • Mariya Gromova is a Russian Olympic synchronized swimmer
  • Mariya Grozdeva (born 1972) is a Bulgarian Olympic sport shooter concentrating on air pistol
  • Mariya Gusakova (born 1931) is a former Soviet Olympic cross-country skier
  • Mariya Havrysh (born 1931) is a retired Ukrainian Olympic swimmer
  • Mariya Horokhovska (1921–2001) was a Russian-born Soviet Olympic gymnast of Jewish descent
  • Mariya Ilinichna Miloslavskaya (1625–1669) was a wife of Russian tsar Alexis and the mother of tsars Feodor III and Ivan V
  • Mariya Ise (born 1988) is a Japanese voice actress, popularly known as Killua Zoldyck in Hunter × Hunter
  • Mariya Karashka (born 1942) is a Bulgarian former Olympic artistic gymnast (1968 Summer Olympics)
  • Mariya Kartalova (born 1969) is also a Bulgarian former Olympic artistic gymnast (1988 Summer Olympics)
  • Mariya Kichukova (born 1972) is a Bulgarian Olympic sprint canoer who competed in the early 1990s
  • Mariya Kiselyova (born 1974) is a Russian Olympic gold-medal swimmer and TV show presenter
  • Mariya Klenova (1898–1976) was a Russian/Soviet marine geologist and a founder of Russian marine science
  • Mariya Kocheva (born 1974) is a Bulgarian retired Olympic backstroke swimmer
  • Mariya Konovalova (aka Mariya Pantyukhova]; born 1974) is a Russian long-distance runner and European Cross Country silver-medalist
  • Mariya Koroleva (born 1990) is an American synchronized swimmer and Pan American silver-medalist dueting with Mary Killman
  • Mariya Koroteyeva (born 1981) is a Russian Olympic hurdler who specializes in 100-metre
  • Mariya Koryttseva (born 1985) is a Ukrainian tennis player who achieved No. 50 world ranking for women
  • Mariya Kozhevnikova (born 1984) is a Russian actress and politician
  • Mariya Krasiltseva (born 1981) is an Armenian former Olympic pair skater
  • Mariya Krivopolenova (1843–1924) was a Russian folklore performer and storyteller
  • Mariya Kuchina (born 1993) is a Russian Youth-Olympics high-jump gold-medalist
  • Mariya Kuznetsova (aka Mariya Kuznetsova-Benois; 1880–1966) was a famous 20th-century Russian Empire and Soviet opera singer and dancer
  • Mariya Itkina (born 1932) is a former Soviet Olympic runner and world-record holder
  • Mariya Litoshenko (born 1949) is a former Soviet/Ukrainian Olympic team gold-medalist handball player
  • Mariya Liver (born 1990) is a Ukrainian Olympic swimmer
  • Mariya Mazina (born 1964) is a Russian gold-medalist team women's épée fencer
  • Mariya Mincheva (born 1952) is a Bulgarian Olympic gold-medalist sprint canoer
  • Mariya Mironova (born 1973) is a Russian actress
  • Mariya Muzychuk (born 1992) is a Ukrainian international-master chess player
  • Mariya Netesova (born 1983) is a Russian Olympic gold-medalist rhythmic
  • Mariya Ocher (aka Mariya Ocheretianskaya; born 1986) is a Russian singer-songwriter, poet, director and visual artist
  • Mariya Ohurtsova (aka Mariya Ogurtsova; born 1983) is a Ukrainian retired Olympic swimmer
  • Mariya Oktyabrskaya (1905–1944) was a decorated Soviet tank driver during World War II
  • Mariya Onolbayeva (born 1978) is a Russian Olympic ice-hockey player
  • Mariya Ovechkina (born 1991) is a beauty-contest contestant and Miss Irkutsk 2009
  • Mariya Panfilova (aka Mariya Sadilova; born 1987) is a Russian biathlete who represents Ukraine
  • Mariya Payun (born 1953) is a Soviet Olympic gold-medalist rower
  • Mariya Petkova (née Mariya Vergova; born 1950) is a Bulgarian retired Olympic silver-medalist discus thrower
  • Mariya Petrovykh (1908—1979) was a Russian poet and translator
  • Mariya Pinigina (née Mariya Kulchunova; born 1958) is a retired Soviet athlete and Olympic team gold-medalist in 4x400-metre relay
  • Mariya Pisareva (born 1934) is a retired Soviet Olympic silver-medalist high-jumper
  • Mariya Ralcheva (born 1978) is a Ukrainian 2003 ICF Canoe Sprint World Championships silver-medalist
  • Mariya Rudnitskaya (1916–1983) was a Russian Soviet realist painter, graphic artist, and art teacher
  • Mariya Ryemyen (born 1987) is a Ukrainian sprint athlete and European Athletics 4x100m team gold-medalist
  • Mariya Sarapova (aka Mariya Sharapova; born 1987) is a Russian tennis player who has been ranked world No. 5
  • Mariya Savinova (born 1985) is a Russian Olympic gold-medalist in 800-metre
  • Mariya Shcherba (born 1985) is a Belorussian Olympic swimmer
  • Mariya Shekerova (born 1988) is an Uzbekistani Olympic judoka (judo practitioner)
  • Mariya Shorets (born 1990) is a Russian professional triathlete
  • Mariya Shubina (aka Mariya Zhubina; born 1930) is a Soviet Olympic gold-medalist sprint canoer
  • Mariya Sidorova (born 1979) is a Russian team handball player and 2007 World Women's Handball Championship gold-medalist
  • Mariya Smolyachkova (born 1985) is a Belarusian Olympic hammer thrower
  • Mariya Sokova (born 1979) is an Uzbekistani triple jumper and 2002 Asian Championships silver-medalist
  • Mariya Stadnik (born 1988) is an Azerbaijani wrestler of Ukrainian descent and European and World Championship gold-medalist
  • Mariya Stoyanova (born 1947) is a Bulgarian former basketball player and Olympic bronze-medalist
  • Mariya Suzuki (born 1991) is a Japanese singer, actress, and member of idol girl groups AKB48 and SNH48
  • Mariya Svistunova (1778–1866) was a lady-in-waiting at the Russian Court and a convert to Roman Catholicism
  • Mariya Takeuchi (born 1955) is a Japanese pop singer-songwriter
  • Mariya Vasilieva (born 1963) is a doctor of Juridical Science and a professor at Moscow State University
  • Mariya Ivanovna Vassiliéva (1884–1957) was a Russian Empire painter
  • Mariya Vladimirovna Romanova (born 1953) is a Russian imperial family claimant
  • Mariya Volkonskaya (née Mariya Rayevskaya; 1805–1863) was an exiled Decembrist wife and the subject of works by Alexander Pushkin and Pyotr Fyodorovich Sokolov
  • Mariya Voloshchenko (born 1989) is a Ukrainian Olympic diver
  • Mariya Yakovenko (born 1982) is a Russian javelin thrower
  • Mariya Yamada (born 1980) is a Japanese actress
  • Mariya Nazarivna Yaremchuk (born 1993) is a Ukrainian pop singer and 2014 Eurovision Song Contest contestant
  • Mariya Yudina (1899–1970) was an influential Soviet pianist
  • Mariya Zankovetska (1860–1934) was a Ukrainian/Soviet theater actress and laureate of the People's Artist of Ukraine
  • Mariya Zhukova (1805–1855) was a Russian writer
  • Mariya Zubova (1749–1799) was a Russian composer and concert singer, known for her folksongs