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This is a beautiful name. It makes me think of long hair and long flowing dresses and flowers! It's so pretty!
-- Xx_amy_xX  6/3/2005
This name has been forever immortalized by Maid Marian, bride of Robin Hood.
-- tmarie  6/17/2005
This is my name, chosen by my father who was a great Robin Hood fan! And I love it.
-- fleetwoodfan  1/19/2006
Dutch version is Marien, I believe.
-- ania24  3/30/2006
There is an author named Marian Keyes.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2006
Marian is my best friend's name and she isn't really sure if she likes it, but I personally like the name. It has a pretty and calm and kind of overall feminine suond to it, all graceful and such (mind you, I'm describing the name, not my friend xD).
-- m3ssyjesi  1/9/2007
A character in Shakespeare's "Measure by Measure" is named Marian.
-- lady murasaki  8/15/2007
Marian Evans, known by her pen name George Eliot, was a 19th-century British writer, author of such works as "Middlemarch", "Adam Bede", and "Silas Marner".
-- aamn  2/10/2008
A famous bearer was American singer Marian Anderson (February 27, 1897 – April 8, 1993). She's best known for her performance on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial in Washington on Easter Sunday in 1939.

It is also the name of a humanitarian award named in her honor.
-- AndrewJKD  3/10/2008
British singer and songwriter Marianne Faithful was born Marian Evelyn Faithful.
-- ars musica  4/12/2008
In Meredith Willson's successful musical 'The Music Man,' the lead female is Marian Paroo, the town librarian and music teacher. On stage, she's been portrayed by Barbara Cook (in a Tony Award-winning performance) in the original 1957 Broadway production, Meg Bussert in the 1980 Broadway revival, and Rebecca Luker (in a Tony Award-nominated performance) in the 2000 Broadway revival. Shirley Jones played her in the 1962 film and Kristin Chenoweth in the 2003 TV film remake.
-- AndrewJKD  4/21/2008
In Dutch and Limburgish, Marian is a short form of Marianne.
-- Lucille  10/18/2008
This was the real name of Scottish hero William Wallace's wife. In the movie "Braveheart," they changed it to Murron in order to separate the character from the English hero Robin Hood's wife.
-- erb816  12/9/2008
The default female name for protagonist Hawke in the video game Dragon Age 2 is Marian.
-- Anonymous User  2/2/2012
The name Marian was given to 181 baby girls born in the US in 2012.
-- Oohvintage  7/17/2013
I believe Sarah Jessica Parker has a little girl name Marian.
-- Anonymous User  7/31/2013

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