Gender Feminine
Usage English
Pronounced Pron. MEHR-ee-ən
, MAR-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.

Related Names

Other Languages & CulturesMariam, Maryam(Arabic) Meriem(Arabic (Maghrebi)) Mariam(Armenian) Maryam(Bashkir) Maria, Miren, Maia(Basque) Mariya, Maryia(Belarusian) Mary, Miriam(Biblical) Maria, Mariam(Biblical Greek) Miriam(Biblical Hebrew) Maria(Biblical Latin) Merjem(Bosnian) Mari(Breton) Maria, Mariya(Bulgarian) Maria, Mariona(Catalan) Maria(Corsican) Marija(Croatian) Marie, Miriam, Maja, Marika(Czech) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mai, Maiken, Maja, Majken, Maren, Mariann, Marianne, Mia, Mie(Danish) Mariyam(Dhivehi) Maria, Marie, Marjo, Mirjam, Maaike, Manon, Marianne, Marieke, Mariëlle, Mariëtte, Marijke, Marijse, Marike, Mariska, Marita, Marja, Marjan, Meike, Mia, Mieke, Miep, Mies, Ria(Dutch) Maarja, Mari, Maria, Mirjam, Maarika, Maia, Maie, Malle, Mare, Marika, Maris, Marje, Marju(Estonian) Maria(Faroese) Mere(Fijian) Maaria, Maria, Marja, Marjaana, Marjo, Mirjam, Mirjami, Maarika, Maija, Mari, Marianne, Marika, Marita, Maritta, Marjatta, Marje, Marjukka, Marjut(Finnish) Marie, Marion, Myriam, Manon, Marianne, Marielle, Mariette, Marise, Maryse(French) Maria, Maike, Mareike(Frisian) María, Maruxa(Galician) Mariam, Meri(Georgian) Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mirjam, Maja, Mareike, Marianne, Mariele, Marietta, Marita, Meike, Mia, Mitzi, Ria(German) Maria(Greek) Maryamu(Hausa) Malia(Hawaiian) Miriam(Hebrew) Mariamne(History) Mária, Mara, Mari, Mariann, Marica, Marietta, Marika, Mariska(Hungarian) María, Mæja(Icelandic) Máire, Maura, Moira, Mairenn, Máirín, Moyra(Irish) Maria, Miriam, Mariella, Marietta(Italian) Mariyam(Kazakh) Maija, Marija, Māra, Mārīte(Latvian) Marija(Lithuanian) Marija(Macedonian) Mariam(Malay) Moirrey, Voirrey(Manx) Mere(Maori) Malle, Molle(Medieval English) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Mai, Maiken, Maja, Mariann, Marianne, Mia, Mie(Norwegian) Maria(Occitan) Maryam(Persian) Maria, Miriam(Polish) Maria, Miriam, Mariazinha(Portuguese) Maria, Maricica(Romanian) Maria, Mariya, Marya(Russian) Márjá(Sami) Mele(Samoan) Maria(Sardinian) Màiri, Maura, Moira(Scottish) Marija(Serbian) Mária, Miriam(Slovak) Marija, Mirjam(Slovene) Marja(Sorbian) María, Miriam, Marita(Spanish) Maritza(Spanish (Latin American)) Mari, Maria, Marie, Miriam, Maja, Majken, Mariann, Marianne, Marika, Mia, My(Swedish) Maryam(Tatar) Mele(Tongan) Meryem(Turkish) Maria, Mariya(Ukrainian) Mariyam, Maryam(Urdu) Meryem(Uyghur) Mair, Mari(Welsh) Mariama(Western African)
Same SpellingMarián, Marian 2
User SubmissionsMarían, Marian

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Entry updated February 28, 2019