User comments for Mary (Famous Bearer Only)

Meryl Streep has a daughter named Mary Willa.
Destry  4/14/2005
A famous bearer of the name is Crown Princess Mary of Denmark.
― Anonymous User  7/6/2005
There is a ghost story about someone who is called Mary. She died and became Bloody Mary. Queen Elizabeth 1's sister was called Mary. Everyone called her Bloody Mary when she was queen, because she did many very bloody acts.
SeaShellClub  8/10/2005
Mary Shelley, author of Frankenstein and wife of Percy Bysshe Shelley, was a famous bearer of this name.
ars musica  12/3/2005
Mary Tyler Moore is a famous actress and animal-rights activist.
breakofday  12/9/2005
Mary Lou Retton was an Olympic gold medalist in gymnastics. Not only that but she has a great smile.
breakofday  12/16/2005
Mary-Kate Olsen is an... actress?? lol.
lindamaree  3/8/2006
Elle Fanning (actress) is actually named Mary Elle Fanning.
3011112ed  5/10/2006
Very unpopular, murderous queen {supposedly}, Mary Queen of Scots.
Tudor  6/14/2006
A famous bearer is Jesus's mother, Mary.
Another is Mary Magdalene, one of the girls that saw that Jesus was risen and saw the angel.
Sarasponda  8/10/2006
Mary is the name of the main character in The Secret Garden.
FairyGirl  8/14/2006
In Jane Austen's "Pride and Prejudice," Mary is the third of the five Bennet daughters.
DLB  8/30/2006
There are authors named Mary Higgins Clark and Mary Jane Clark.
― Anonymous User  11/28/2006
"Mary had a little lamb, little lamb, little lamb, Mary had a little lamb, whose fleece was white as snow..."
lily2040  12/3/2006
Mary Todd Lincoln, wife of president Abraham Lincoln, bore this name as well.
Missy  12/10/2006
Mary Poppins is a famous bearer!
― Anonymous User  12/11/2006
Bearer is author Mary Hoffman, mother of fellow author Rhiannon Lassiter. ;)
Surreal  12/27/2006
In the novels 'Witch Child' and 'Sorceress' by Celia Rees, Mary is the main character, who is later named Eyes of a Wolf by her new Native American 'family'.
Surreal  1/13/2007
Mary McLeod Bethune was a black American woman born shortly after the Emancipation Proclamation. She started Bethune-Cookman College in Daytona, Florida, to give young black girls a classical, practical, and spiritual education.
breakofday  2/6/2007
Mary is a character in the popular video game Devil May Cry 3. Throughout the game, the main character Dante calls her Lady. It's later revealed that her name is actually Mary.
Dark Whysper  2/26/2007
Mary Cassatt was an American painter who lived in Paris and became part of the French Impressionist's movement. She painted and associtated with Degas, Renoir, and Monet among others. She was well known for her paintings of mothers and children.
Missy  4/27/2007
Mary Kay Bergman was a voice actress who provided most of the female voices in the first 3 seasons of South Park and for the movie too. She commited suicide.
Rockos_Modern_Life_1  5/24/2007
Mary-Sue Pleasant is a character in the games The Sims 2. In the game, her husband is cheating on her with the maid.
― Anonymous User  6/8/2007
This is actress Nicole Kidman's middle name.
Eee  6/13/2007
Mary Boleyn, sister of Henry VIII's 2nd wife, was also known to be his mistress during his marriage to Catherine of Aragon.
― Anonymous User  6/18/2007
"Mary, Mary, Quite Contrary" is an English nursery rhyme.

Mary, Mary, quite contrary,
How does your garden grow?
With silver bells, and cockle shells,
And marigolds all in a row.

An alternate of the first line is "Mistress Mary, quite contrary," The last line is also alternated as "And pretty maids all in a row."

The rhyme is thought to have reference to Mary I of Scottland and Mary I of England.
golden_eyes  6/26/2007
Mary Katherine Gallagher is the name of Molly Shannon's character in Superstar. Also, Cameron Diaz's name is Mary in There's Something About Mary.
allie morman  6/30/2007
Famous bearer: Meryl Streep was technically born Mary Louise Streep.
― Anonymous User  8/2/2007
Also, Farrah Fawcett was technically born Mary Farrah Fawcett.
― Anonymous User  8/2/2007
Actress Mary Astor (1906-1987) is a famous bearer of this name. She was born Lucile Vasconcellos Langhanke.
BlueSomehow  8/7/2007
Canadian silent film actress Mary Pickford is a bearer of this name.
carenmuffin  8/15/2007
Mary Read, one of the notorious female pirates on "Calico" Jack Rackham's ship during the Golden Age of Piracy.
― Anonymous User  10/25/2007
Famous bearer includes Mary Ingalls, the elder sister of famous author Laura Ingalls Wilder, and daughter of Charles & Caroline Ingalls.

Mary's character was in all of the 'Little House' books, portrayed by Melissa Sue Anderson in the famous '70's-'80's television series, and also in many miniseries and movies based off of the life of the Ingalls Family.

Mary Ingalls was born in 1865. She went blind as a teenager as a result from a case of scarlet fever she had had previously. She died in 1928.
Sarah Elizabeth  10/31/2007
A Mary Sue is an unrealistically perfect character in stories and fanfics who can do no wrong. This association has ruined this name for me.
― Anonymous User  12/8/2007
A famous bearer is fictional character Mary Callahan from the movie "Universal Signs". She is played by Sabrina Lloyd.
Maggie_Simpson  12/25/2007
Mary Sue Milliken is a chef and is included in the new book: In Their Shoes by Deborah Reber.
Patricia Underwood  3/7/2008
Singer Mary J. Blige is a famous bearer.
jasmineenimsaj  3/9/2008
Mary Ann Nichols (August 26, 1845 - August 31, 1888) was the first known victim of unidentified English serial killer Jack the Ripper. She was better known as Polly.
AndrewJKD  3/10/2008
Another famous bearer of this name is acclaimed stage actress Mary Martin (December 1, 1913-November 3, 1990). Among notable Broadway roles she originated included Maria in "The Sound of Music", Nellie Forbush in "South Pacific", and Peter Pan in "Peter Pan". She was recognized with Tony Awards for all 3 roles.
AndrewJKD  3/10/2008
Mary Patricia McAleese is a famous bearer. She is Ireland's second female president and the world's first woman to succeed another woman as an elected head of state.
Dianna475  3/28/2008
Famous bearer = Mary Robinson. She is Ireland's first president or first female president and she was in Irish Parliament.
Dianna475  4/2/2008
On June 17, 1880, twin sisters Mildred Widman Philippi and Mary Widman Franzini are born in St. Louis, Missouri. Both live to be 104 years old with Mildred passing away first on May 4, 1985.
Patricia Underwood  5/28/2008
Twin sisters, Mary (16 ounces) and Margaret (19 ounces), are born to Mrs. Florence Stimson of Old Fletton, Great Britain. They are listed in the Guinness Book of World Records as lightest twins.
Patricia Underwood  5/28/2008
The Fischer quintuplets are born in Aberdeen, South Dakota, the world's fourth surviving set of quints and the first in the United States. Jimmie, Cathy, Margie, Mary Ann and Maggie join five other siblings and are joined by a single baby sister, Cindy, born September 24, 1964.
Patricia Underwood  5/28/2008
Mary Carlson is one of the fictional Carlson septuplets.
Patricia Underwood  6/5/2008
Famosu bearers:
Actress Mary Elizabeth "Sissy" Špaček
Actress Mary-Louise Parker
Actress Mary Beth Pape
Actress Mary Anderson, 1859-1940
Actress Mary Anderson, born 1920
Skater Mary Anderson
Singer Mary Coughlan
And many more.
Emilie007  6/19/2008
Mary-Jane Watson from the Spiderman Comics!
padfoot443  7/12/2008
Mary Norris Allerton was the wife of Isaac Allerton, one of the most prominent Pilgrims to arrive at Plymouth Colony on "The Mayflower".
EmilyOlive  7/18/2008
Mary is the name of a Scissor Sisters song.
Hushpuppy  10/18/2008
The real name of the child known as "Boo" from the 2001 film 'Monsters, inc' is supposedly Mary, after her voice actress: Mary Gibbs.
― Anonymous User  12/30/2008
The main character in Betty Smith's coming of age novel, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn, is named Mary Frances but is called Francie throughout.
willarose93  3/24/2009
Mary Ellen Walton was the daughter of John and Olivia Walton on the tv show the Waltons.
--allison--  8/9/2009
I can't believe no one has mentioned MARY AUSTIN! Mary Austin was Freddie Mercury's "love of his life" (that is who he wrote the song for.)
lillyanna  12/20/2009
Mary Seacole (1805-1881) was a Jamaican nurse who was involved in the Crimean War. She aided British soldiers through the use of herbal remedies.
bananarama  3/15/2010
Mary Miles Minter (April 1, 1902 – August 4, 1984) was an American film actress of the silent film era.
moonbaby9307  4/16/2010
Mary Camden is a character from the popular TV show "7th Heaven" (1996-2007), played by Jessica Biel.
Jesussaves7193  4/18/2010
Mary Ann Britland (1847 - 1886) was the first woman executed by hanging Strangeways Prison, Manchester, England, after killing 3 people from March - May 1886.
AndrewJKD  7/3/2010
"Mary, Mary" a song by the Monkees is the reason I have become quite fond of the name.
alicehartley4884  7/17/2010
Mary Jean Pearle was a famed victim of domestic violence. She was stalked and threatened by her ex-husband, John Battaglia, for years until he killed their two children (Liberty and Faith), and was sentenced to death.
DaphneSusan  1/9/2011
Mary is the name of the protagonist of "The Forest of Hands and Teeth" by Carrie Ryan.
Dragon_Clarinet  6/23/2011
Mary is a place in Turkmenistan.
― Anonymous User  7/23/2011
Mary Beale (1633-1699) was an English portrait painter.
― Anonymous User  9/9/2011
Mary Stevenson Cassatt (1844-1926) was an American painter and printmaker.
― Anonymous User  10/18/2011
Mary is one of the names of the new princess of Sweden, daughter of Crown princess Viktioria and Prince Daniel, born on 23 February 2012. Her full name is ESTELLE Silvia Ewa Mary.
AranelEldariel  2/26/2012
Mary Jane Blige is an American singer. She is professionally known as Mary J. Blige.
― Anonymous User  3/11/2012
Mary, Princess Royal (1631-1660), oldest daughter of Charles I of England and his wife Henriette Marie of France. She married William II, Prince of Orange. Her son William became King of England later.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Mary was the daughter of King Stephen of England and his wife Matilda.
CarolinW  6/8/2012
Mary (1467-1482) was the second daughter of King Edward IV of England and Elizabeth Woodville. She was the younger sister of Elizabeth of York and aunt of Henry VIII of England.
CarolinW  6/10/2012
Mary (1496-1533) was the daughter of King VII of England and his wife Elizabeth. She was the younger sister of King Henry VIII of England.
CarolinW  6/10/2012
Mary was one of the daughters of King George III of the UK and his wife Charlotte.
CarolinW  6/11/2012
Mary was the name of the eighth daughter of King Edward I of England and his wife Eleanor of Castile.
CarolinW  6/12/2012
Mary was the name of one of the daughters of King Edward III of England and his wife Philippa of Hainaut.
CarolinW  6/12/2012
Mary Debenham is one of the characters of Agatha Christie's famous novel "Murder on the Orient Express".
CarolinW  6/17/2012
Mary (1723-1772) was the daughter of King George II of Great Britain and his wife Caroline.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Mary (1685-1687) was the oldest daughter of Queen Anne of Great Britain and her husband Prince George of Denmark.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Mary was also the name of another daughter of Queen Anne of Great Britain and her husband Prince George of Denmark. She was named after her older deceased sister.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Mary (1897-1965) was the only daughter of King George V of Great Britain and his wife Mary of Teck.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Henry (1594-1612) was the oldest son of King James I of the UK and his wife Anne of Denmark.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Mary (1605-1607) was the daughter of King James I of the UK and his wife Anne of Denmark. She was the first child to be born after her father became King.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Mary (1662-1694) was the daughter of King James II of Great Britain and his first wife Anne Hyde. She later became joined Ruler of the UK, together with her husband William of Orange.
CarolinW  6/18/2012
Mary Amelia Ingalls was the blind, older sister of Laura Ingalls Wilder, author of Little House on the Prairie. She is often a main character in the books.
― Anonymous User  12/27/2012
A rather infamous bearer of this name was British conservative activist Mary Whitehouse. She was quite the nasty old prude.
Lolth  8/29/2013
Mary Melody, a character in Tiny Toon Adventures.
― Anonymous User  7/19/2014
Mary Pope Osborne (1949-) is the author of the Magic Tree House children's books.
hkols  9/30/2014
Mary Winchester is a character on the television series "Supernatural." She is the mother of the show's main characters, Sam and Dean Winchester.
hkols  11/2/2014
Mary, Mungo and Midge is a British animated children's TV series.
― Anonymous User  11/19/2014
Mary Church Terrell was one of the first African-American women to earn a college degree.
― Anonymous User  2/7/2015
Mary Quant, a Welsh fashion designer.
― Anonymous User  5/27/2015
Mary Winstead is an American actress.
― Anonymous User  9/20/2015
Mary Uranta is a Nigerian film and television actress, producer, model, singer, [1] and businesswoman. Born and raised in Port Harcourt, she competed in beauty pageant Miss Niger Delta, where she achieved the rank of first runner-up.
lilolaf  5/30/2016
Mary-Jean Anaïs O'Doherty is an American-born coloratura soprano. She was the first prize winner in the 2013 Paris Opera Awards. O'Doherty was born in Houston, Texas, to an Australian father and an Armenian mother, Eliza Basmadjian, from Greece.
cutenose  1/8/2017
Mary Louise Brooks, who worked professionally as Louise Brooks, was an American film actress and dancer noted as an iconic symbol of the flapper, and for popularizing the bobbed haircut.
cutenose  1/28/2017
Mary Frances "Debbie" Reynolds was an American actress, singer, businesswoman, film historian, and humanitarian. She was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Most Promising Newcomer for her portrayal of Helen Kane in the 1950 film Three Little Words, and her breakout role was her first leading role, as Kathy Selden in Singin' in the Rain. Other successes include The Affairs of Dobie Gillis, Susan Slept Here, Bundle of Joy, The Catered Affair, and Tammy and the Bachelor, in which her performance of the song "Tammy" reached number one on the Billboard music charts. In 1959, she released her first pop music album, titled Debbie.
cutenose  1/28/2017
Mary Claire "Niña" José is a Filipino actress. She was a competitor in Pinoy Big Brother: Teen Edition 1 in 2006. She is currently a contract actress for the ABS-CBN television network. She has appeared on the cover of FHM Philippines magazine. She mistakenly known as model Yassi Benitez.
lilolaf  5/7/2017
Mary Rose Byrne is an Australian actress. Byrne made her screen debut in 1992 with a small role in the film Dallas Doll. In 2000, she played a leading role in the Australian film The Goddess of 1967, which brought her a Venice Film Festival award for Best Actress. From 2007 to 2012, she played Ellen Parsons in the cable television series Damages, which earned her two Golden Globe and two Emmy nominations. Along with co-star Glenn Close, she appeared in all of the show's fifty-nine episodes. Byrne has also starred in the films Troy, 28 Weeks Later, Knowing, Insidious, X-Men: First Class, X-Men: Apocalypse, as well as the comedies Get Him to the Greek, Bridesmaids, Neighbors, its sequel Neighbors 2: Sorority Rising and Spy.
cutenose  5/25/2017
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark, Countess of Monpezat, R.E. is the wife of Frederik, Crown Prince of Denmark. Frederik is the heir apparent to the throne of Denmark, which means that should Frederik inherit the throne, she will automatically become Queen consort of Denmark.
cutenose  5/25/2017
Mary Ball Washington was the mother of George Washington.
Morgan1599  1/21/2018
Mary Vance is an orphan that the Meredith kids discover in Rainbow Valley. She eventually gets adopted by Cornelia.
Kitandkat  3/24/2018
Mary is a nurse in the video game Trauma Center. She moves to another city and is replaced by Angie.
Kitandkat  3/24/2018

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