Pronounced Pron. MER-ee-kween(Filipino, American English) MAR-ee-kween(Filipino, American English) [key]
Other Forms FormsMary, Queen
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Possibly a combination of the name MARY and queen, most likely a reference to the Virgin Mary, who in Roman Catholicism is given the title "Mary, Queen of Heaven" for being the 'Queen Mother' of JESUS.The most notable user of the name is Mariqueen Maandig Reznor (née Maandig; 1981-) a Filipino-American musician and singer-songwriter who is the frontwoman and vocalist for the band How to Destroy Angels, former member of the band West Indian Girl, and wife of Nine Inch Nails frontman Trent Reznor.