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GenderFeminine
UsageEnglish
PronouncedPron.MER-ee-ən
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Meaning & History

Variant of MARION (1). This name was borne in English legend by Maid Marian, Robin Hood's love. It is sometimes considered a combination of MARY and ANN.
Other Languages & CulturesMariam, Maryam Arabic Mariam Armenian Maria, Miren, Maia Basque Maryia Belarusian Mary, Miriam Biblical Maria, Mariam Biblical Greek Miriam Biblical Hebrew Maria Biblical Latin Mari Breton Maria, Mariya Bulgarian Maria, Mariona Catalan Maria Corsican Marija Croatian Marie, Madlenka, Maja, Marika Czech Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia Danish Maria, Marjo, Mirjam, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria Dutch Maarja, Mari, Mirjam, Maarika, Mare, Marika Estonian Maria Faroese Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marjukka, Marjut Finnish Marie, Marion, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marise French Maria, Maike, Mareike Frisian María, Maruxa Galician Mariam, Mariami, Meri Georgian Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria German Maria Greek Maryamu Hausa Malia, Mele Hawaiian Miriam Hebrew Mariamne History Mária, Mara, Mari, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska Hungarian María, Mæja Icelandic Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Moyra Irish Maria, Mariella, Marietta, Mimi Italian Marija Latvian Marija Lithuanian Marija Macedonian Moirrey, Voirrey Manx Mere Maori Malle, Molle Medieval English Mari, Maria, Marie, Maiken, Maja, Marianne, Mia Norwegian Maria Occitan Maryam Persian Maria Polish Maria, Mariazinha Portuguese Maria Romanian Maria, Mariya, Marya, Maryana Russian Márjá Sami Maria Sardinian Màiri, Maura, Moira Scottish Marija Serbian Mária Slovak Marija, Mirjam Slovene Marja Sorbian María, Marita Spanish Maritza Spanish (Latin American) Mari, Maria, Marie, Maja, Majken, Marianne, Mia, My Swedish Meryem Turkish Maria, Mariya Ukrainian Maryam Urdu Meryem Uyghur Mair, Mairwen, Mari Welsh
Same SpellingMarián, Marian (2)
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Entry updated August 26, 2016   Contribute