Comments for the name Marian

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This name has been forever immortalized by Maid Marian, bride of Robin Hood.
-- tmarie  6/17/2005
There is an author named Marian Keyes.
-- Anonymous User  11/28/2006
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
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
I believe Sarah Jessica Parker has a little girl name Marian.
-- Anonymous User  7/31/2013

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