American First Ladies: 4 first ladies
Mary Todd Lincoln   1861-1865  
Mary McElroy   1881-1885  
Mary McKee   1892-1893  
Mamie Eisenhower   1953-1961  
Biblical Characters: 5 characters
Mary   (f)   John 11:20  
Mary   (f)   Rom. 16:6  
Mary   (f)   Matt. 2:11  
Mary   (f)   John 19:25  
Mary Magdalene   (f)   Matt. 27:56  
British Prime Ministers: 2 prime ministers
Theresa May (a.k.a. Mary)   2016-2019  
Liz Truss (a.k.a. Mary)   2022  
Emmy Award Winners: 2 actresses
(actress) Mary Tyler Moore   1964; 1966; 1973; 1974; 1976   The Dick Van Dyke Show; The Mary Tyler Moore Show  
(actress) Marg Helgenberger (a.k.a. Mary)   1990   China Beach  
English and British Kings and Queens: 3 queens
Queen Mary I Tudor   1553-1558  
Queen Mary II   1689-1694  
Queen Elizabeth II (a.k.a. Mary)   1952-2022  
Eurovision Song Contest Winners: 2 winners
Mike Nolan (a.k.a. Mary)   1981   United Kingdom  
Eimear Quinn (a.k.a. Mary)   1996   Ireland  
Fictional Characters from Books: 8 characters
Mary Bennet   1813   Pride and Prejudice  
Mary Crawford   1814   Mansfield Park  
Mary Musgrove   1818   Persuasion  
Mary Barton   1848   Mary Barton  
Mary Lennox   1910   The Secret Garden  
Mary Poppins   1934   Marry Poppins  
Mary Ann Singleton   1978   Tales of the City  
Bloody Jack (a.k.a. Mary)   2002   Bloody Jack  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 3 characters
Mary Poppins   1964   Marry Poppins  
Mary Ellen Walton   1971   The Homecoming: A Christmas Story  
Mary Jane Harper   1977   Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night  
Fictional Characters from Plays and Musicals: 1 character
Mary Potts   1959   Little Mary Sunshine  
Fictional Characters from Song Titles: 29 characters
(character) Mary Phagan   1925   Little Mary Phagan  
(character) Mary   1936   Mary From The Dairy  
(character) Mary   1957   Mary's Boy Child  
(character) Mary Lou   1961   Hello Mary Lou  
(character) Mary   1966   Along Comes Mary  
(character) Mary   1966   I Miss My Mary  
(character) Mary   1967   Mary, Mary  
(character) Mary   1967   The Wind Cries Mary  
(character) Mary   1969   Proud Mary  
(character) Mary   1971   Cross-Eyed Mary  
(character) Mary Skeffington   1971   Mary Skeffington  
(character) Mary Long   1972   Mary Long  
(character) Mary   1975   Mother Mary  
(character) Mary   1987   Mary's Prayer  
(character) Mary Jane   1988   Mary Jane  
(character) Mary Jane   1993   Mary Jane's Last Dance  
(character) Mary Jane   1996   What's the New Mary Jane  
(character) Mary   1998   Bloody Mary  
(character) Mary   2004   Mary  
(character) Mary   2005   Mary  
(character) Mary   2006   Mary's Song (Oh My My My)  
(character) Mary   2006   Typhoid Mary  
(character) Mary   2008   Ave Mary A  
(character) Mary   2008   Blind Mary  
(character) Mary   2010   Mary  
(character) Mary   2011   Bloody Mary  
(character) Mary   2012   Hail Mary  
(character) Mary Lee   2014   Mary Lee  
(character) Mary   2014   Mary, Did You Know?  
Fictional Characters from Television: 12 characters
Mary Richards   1970   The Mary Tyler Moore Show  
Mary Ellen Walton   1972   The Waltons  
Mary Beth Lacey   1982   Cagney & Lacey  
Madge Bishop (a.k.a. Mary)   1985   Neighbours  
Mary Anne Spencer   1986   Perfect Strangers  
Mary Conner   1988; 2018   Roseanne; The Conners  
Mary Albright   1996   3rd Rock from the Sun  
Mary Camden   1996   7th Heaven  
Mary Ann Mitchell   2000   The District  
Mary Alice Young   2004   Desperate Housewives  
Mary Eunice McKee   2012   American Horror Story: Asylum  
Mary Cooper   2007; 2017   The Big Bang Theory; Young Sheldon  
Harry Potter Characters: 2 characters
Mary Cattermole  
Mary Riddle  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 1 queen
Queen Mária (a.k.a. Mary)   1382-1395  
Irish Presidents and Prime Ministers: 2 presidents, 1 prime minister
(prime minister) Jack Lynch (a.k.a. Mary)   1966-1973; 1977-1979  
(president) Mary Robinson   1990-1997  
(president) Mary McAleese   1997-2011  
New Zealand Prime Ministers: 1 prime minister
Jenny Shipley (a.k.a. Mary)   1997-1999  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry
(chemistry) Dorothy Hodgkin (a.k.a. Mary)   1964  
Notable Actors and Entertainers: 41 actors, 2 actor/comedians, 2 presenters, 1 actor/model
Billie Burke (a.k.a. Mary)   1884-1970  
Maire O'Neill (a.k.a. Mary)   1886-1952  
Mary Pickford   1892-1979  
Jackie "Moms" Mabley (a.k.a. Mary)   1894-1975  
Mary Astor   1906-1987  
Louise Brooks (a.k.a. Mary)   1906-1985  
Mary Wickes   1910-1995  
Geraldine Fitzgerald (a.k.a. Mary)   1913-2005  
Mary Carlisle   1914-2018  
Olivia de Havilland (a.k.a. Mary)   1916-2020  
Carole Landis (a.k.a. Mary)   1919-1948  
Joan Greenwood (a.k.a. Mary)   1921-1987  
Doris Day (a.k.a. Mary)   1922-2019  
Dorothy Malone (a.k.a. Mary)   1925-2018  
Olympia Dukakis (a.k.a. Mary)   1931-2021  
Debbie Reynolds (a.k.a. Mary)   1932-2016  
Mary Ure   1933-1975  
Gay Byrne (a.k.a. Mary)   1934-2019  
Mary Tyler Moore   1936-2017  
Elizabeth Hartman (a.k.a. Mary)   1943-1987  
Angharad Rees (a.k.a. Mary)   1944-2012  
Mary Kay Place   1947-  
Mary McDonnell   1952-  
Mary Steenburgen   1953-  
Mary Stävin   1957-  
Marg Helgenberger (a.k.a. Mary)   1958-  
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio   1958-  
Mare Winningham   1959-  
Sean Young (a.k.a. Mary)   1959-  
Caroline Aherne (a.k.a. Mary)   1963-2016  
Emma Chambers (a.k.a. Mary)   1964-2018  
Mary-Louise Parker   1964-  
Mary McCormack   1969-  
Mary J. Blige   1971-  
Kirstie Allsopp (a.k.a. Mary)   1971-  
Jenna Elfman (a.k.a. Mary)   1971-  
Rosamund Pike (a.k.a. Mary)   1979-  
Rose Byrne (a.k.a. Mary)   1979-  
Caitríona Balfe (a.k.a. Mary)   1979-  
Gaby Hoffmann (a.k.a. Mary)   1982-  
Mary Elizabeth Winstead   1984-  
Teresa Palmer (a.k.a. Mary)   1986-  
Mary-Kate Olsen   1986-  
Nicola Coughlan (a.k.a. Mary)   1987-  
Mary Mouser   1996-  
Reneé Rapp (a.k.a. Mary)   2000-  
Notable Artists: 2 painters, 1 fashion designer, 1 printmaker/painter
Mary Cassatt   1844-1926  
Anna Mary "Grandma" Moses   1860-1961  
Mary Quant   1930-2023  
Mary Pratt   1935-2018  
Notable Athletes: 2 soccer, 1 tennis
(tennis) Mary Joe Fernández   1971-  
(soccer) Abby Wambach (a.k.a. Mary)   1980-  
(soccer) Dyanne Bito (a.k.a. Mary)   1981-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Mary Kingsley   1862-1900  
Notable Musicians: 7 singers, 1 composer/singer, 1 musician
Doris Day (a.k.a. Mary)   1922-2019  
Heather Harper (a.k.a. Mary)   1930-2019  
Debbie Reynolds (a.k.a. Mary)   1932-2016  
Dusty Springfield (a.k.a. Mary)   1939-1999  
Debbi Peterson (a.k.a. Mary)   1961-  
Mary J. Blige   1971-  
Dolores O'Riordan (a.k.a. Mary)   1971-2018  
Eimear Quinn (a.k.a. Mary)   1972-  
Beth Ditto (a.k.a. Mary)   1981-  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 philosopher
Mary Wollstonecraft   1759-1797  
Notable Scientists and Inventors: 1 chemist, 1 paleontologist
Mary Anning   1799-1847  
Dorothy Hodgkin (a.k.a. Mary)   1910-1994  
Notable Writers: 16 authors, 1 poet
Mary Shelley   1797-1851  
George Eliot (a.k.a. Mary)   1819-1880  
Mary Elizabeth Braddon   1835-1915  
Mary Roberts Rinehart   1876-1958  
Mary Webb   1881-1927  
Noel Streatfeild (a.k.a. Mary)   1895-1986  
Enid Blyton (a.k.a. Mary)   1897-1968  
Barbara Cartland (a.k.a. Mary)   1901-2000  
Molly Keane (a.k.a. Mary)   1904-1996  
Mary Renault   1905-1983  
Andre Norton (a.k.a. Mary)   1912-2005  
Barbara Pym (a.k.a. Mary)   1913-1980  
Patricia Highsmith (a.k.a. Mary)   1921-1995  
Mary Higgins Clark   1927-2020  
Mary Oliver   1935-2019  
Pat Barker (a.k.a. Mary)   1943-  
Jancis Robinson (a.k.a. Mary)   1950-  
Olympic Medalists: 13 bronze, 8 gold, 5 silver, 2 bronze/gold/silver, 2 gold/bronze/silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/silver, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Isabelle White (a.k.a. Mary)   1912   diving - platform  
(gold) Belle Moore (a.k.a. Mary)   1912   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(gold) Noel Purcell (a.k.a. Mary)   1920   water polo  
(silver) Mary Washburn   1928   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Mary Bedford   1928   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Mary Frizzell   1932   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Mary Carew   1932   4x100 m relay  
(bronze) Olive McKean (a.k.a. Mary)   1936   swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay  
(bronze) Mary Sears   1956   swimming - 100 m butterfly  
(silver) Michele Brown (a.k.a. Mary)   1964   high jump  
(bronze/gold/silver) Mary Rand   1964   4x100 m relay; long jump; pentathlon  
(bronze) Patsy Willard (a.k.a. Mary)   1964   diving - springboard  
(bronze) Marilyn Black (a.k.a. Mary)   1964   200 m  
(bronze) Janet Simpson (a.k.a. Mary)   1964   4x100 m relay  
(gold) Mary Peters   1972   pentathlon  
(bronze/gold/silver) Dianne Holum (a.k.a. Mary)   1968; 1972   speed skating  
(silver) Mary Anne O'Connor   1976   basketball  
(gold) Kamie Ethridge (a.k.a. Mary)   1988   basketball  
(gold/bronze/silver) Mary T. Meagher   1984; 1988   swimming - 100 m butterfly; swimming - 200 m butterfly; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold/bronze/silver) Mary Wayte   1984; 1988   swimming - 200 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(bronze) Lorraine Moller (a.k.a. Mary)   1992   marathon  
(bronze) Mary Ellen Clark   1992; 1996   diving - platform  
(bronze) Mary Onyali-Omagbemi   1992; 1996   4x100 m relay; 200 m  
(bronze/gold) Mary Joe Fernández   1992; 1996   tennis  
(bronze) Elise Ray (a.k.a. Mary)   2000   artistic gymnastics  
(gold) Mary Wineberg   2008   4x400 m relay  
(bronze/silver) Mary King   2004; 2008; 2012   equestrian  
(silver/gold) Mary Whipple   2004; 2008; 2012   rowing  
(gold) Abby Wambach (a.k.a. Mary)   2004; 2012   football  
(bronze) Mary Kom   2012   boxing  
(bronze) Alex Danson (a.k.a. Mary)   2012   field hockey  
(silver) Lizzie Armitstead (a.k.a. Mary)   2012   cycling - road  
(gold) Gillian Apps (a.k.a. Mary)   2006; 2010; 2014   ice hockey  
Oscar Award Winners: 6 actresses
(actress) Mary Pickford   1930   Coquette  
(actress) Mary Astor   1942   The Great Lie  
(actress) Olivia de Havilland (a.k.a. Mary)   1947; 1950   To Each His Own; The Heiress  
(actress) Dorothy Malone (a.k.a. Mary)   1957   Written on the Wind  
(actress) Mary Steenburgen   1981   Melvin and Howard  
(actress) Olympia Dukakis (a.k.a. Mary)   1988   Moonstruck  
Other Royalty: 1 queen consort
Mary, Queen of Denmark   2024-   Denmark  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 literature
(literature) Mary Oliver   1984   American Primitive  
Rock and Roll Hall-of-Famers: 2 musicians
Mary Wilson   1988   The Supremes  
Dusty Springfield (a.k.a. Mary)   1999     
Saints: 21 blessed, 17 saints
Saint Mary   0xx BC-0xx  
Saint Mary of Clopas   ?-0xx  
Saint Mary Magdalene   ?-77  
Saint Mary the Slave of Rome   ?-300  
Saint Mary   ?-851  
Blessed Marie of Oignies (a.k.a. Mary)   1180-1213  
Saint Mary of Cerevellon   1230-1290  
Saint Mary of Succor   1231-1281  
Blessed Maria Mancini of Pisa (a.k.a. Mary)   1350-1431  
Blessed Maria Bartolomea Bagnesi (a.k.a. Mary)   1514-1577  
Blessed Maria Lopez of Jesus (a.k.a. Mary)   1560-1640  
Saint Maria Magdalena de Pazzi (a.k.a. Mary)   1566-1607  
Blessed Maria Angela Astorch (a.k.a. Mary)   1592-1665  
Blessed Mary Choun   ?-1619  
Blessed Mary Tokuan   ?-1619  
Blessed Mary Guengoro   ?-1620  
Blessed Mary Magdalen Kiota   ?-1620  
Blessed Mary Tanaura   ?-1622  
Blessed Mary Vaz   ?-1627  
Saint Marguerite Marie Alacoque (a.k.a. Mary)   1647-1690  
Blessed Maria of Turin (a.k.a. Mary)   1661-1717  
Blessed Maria Maddalena Martinengo da Barco (a.k.a. Mary)   1687-1737  
Saint Maria Francesca of the Five Wounds of Jesus (a.k.a. Mary)   1715-1791  
Blessed Marie-Geneviève Meunier (a.k.a. Mary)   1715-1794  
Saint Marie Madeline Postel (a.k.a. Mary)   1756-1846  
Blessed Marie Rivier (a.k.a. Mary)   1768-1838  
Blessed Maria Rafols (a.k.a. Mary)   1781-1853  
Blessed Marie Haze (a.k.a. Mary)   1782-1876  
Saint Marie-Euphrasie Pelletier (a.k.a. Mary)   1796-1868  
Saint Antoni Maria Claret (a.k.a. Mary)   1807-1870  
Saint Mary Yi In-dok   1818-1840  
Blessed Mary of the Passion   1839-1904  
Saint Mary MacKillop   1842-1909  
Saint Katharine Drexel (a.k.a. Mary)   1858-1953  
Blessed Maria Teresa Ledóchowska (a.k.a. Mary)   1863-1922  
Blessed Maria Droste zu Vischering (a.k.a. Mary)   1863-1899  
Saint John Mary Mzec   ?-1887  
Blessed Marija Petković (a.k.a. Mary)   1892-1956  
Scottish Kings and Queens: 2 queens
Queen Mary I Queen of Scots   1542-1567  
Queen Mary II   1689-1694