Namesakes

American First Ladies: 3 first ladies
Mary Todd Lincoln   1861-1865  
Mary Arthur McElroy   1881-1885  
Mary Harrison McKee   1892-1893  
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: 1 prime minister
Theresa May (a.k.a. Mary)   2016-  
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: 2 queens
Queen Mary I Tudor   1553-1558  
Queen Mary II   1689-1694  
Fictional Characters from Books: 7 characters
Mary Bennet   1813   Pride and Prejudice  
Mary Crawford   1814   Mansfield Park  
Mary Musgrove   1818   Persuasion  
Princess Mariya Bolkonskaya (a.k.a. Mary)   1869   War and Peace  
Mary Lennox   1910   The Secret Garden  
Mary Poppins   1934   Marry Poppins  
Mary Allen   1967   Christy  
Fictional Characters from Movies: 1 character
Mary Poppins   1964   Marry Poppins  
Fictional Characters from Television: 3 characters
Madge Bishop (a.k.a. Mary)   1985   Neighbours  
Mary Allen   1994   Christy  
Mary Eunice McKee   2011   American Horror Story  
Grammy Award Winners: 1 performance/album/song
(performance/album/song) Mary J. Blige   1996; 2003; 2004; 2007; 2008; 2009   Best Rap Performance by a Duo or Group; Best Female R&B Vocal Performance; Best Pop Collaboration with Vocals; Best R&B Album; Best R&B Song; Best Gospel Performance; Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group; Best Contemporary R&B Album  
Harry Potter Characters: 2 characters
Mary Cattermole  
Mary Riddle  
Hungarian Kings and Queens: 1 queen
Queen Mária (a.k.a. Mary)   1382-1395  
Nobel Prize Winners: 1 chemistry
(chemistry) Dorothy Hodgkin (a.k.a. Mary)   1964  
Notable Activists and Revolutionaries: 1 activist
(activist) Mary Brave Bird   1954-2013  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 19 actresses, 1 actress/comedian, 1 actress/model
Billie Burke (a.k.a. Mary)   1884-1970  
Mary Pickford   1892-1979  
Mary Astor   1906-1987  
Mary Carlisle   1914-2018  
Doris Day (a.k.a. Mary)   1922-2019  
Dorothy Malone (a.k.a. Mary)   1925-2018  
Debbie Reynolds (a.k.a. Mary)   1932-2016  
Mary Tyler Moore   1936-2017  
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 (a.k.a. Mary)   1959-  
Caroline Aherne (a.k.a. Mary)   1963-2016  
Emma Chambers (a.k.a. Mary)   1964-2018  
Mary J. Blige   1971-  
Mary Elizabeth Winstead   1984-  
Mary-Kate Olsen   1986-  
Mary Mouser   1996-  
Notable Artists: 1 painter
Mary Pratt   1935-2018  
Notable Athletes: 1 tennis
(tennis) Mary Joe Fernández   1971-  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 television
(television) Gay Byrne (a.k.a. Mary)   1934-  
Notable Journalists: 1 print
(print) Jancis Robinson (a.k.a. Mary)   1950-  
Notable Musicians: 5 singers
Doris Day (a.k.a. Mary)   1922-2019     
Heather Harper (a.k.a. Mary)   1930-2019   opera  
Debbie Reynolds (a.k.a. Mary)   1932-2016     
Mary J. Blige   1971-   R&B, hip hop, soul  
Dolores O'Riordan (a.k.a. Mary)   1971-2018     
Notable Writers: 6 authors
Mary Shelley   1797-1851  
George Eliot (a.k.a. Mary)   1819-1880  
Mary Webb   1881-1927  
Noel Streatfeild (a.k.a. Mary)   1895-1986  
Jancis Robinson (a.k.a. Mary)   1950-  
Mary Brave Bird   1954-2013  
Olympic Medalists: 12 bronze, 8 gold, 5 silver, 2 gold/bronze/silver, 1 bronze/gold, 1 bronze/gold/silver, 1 bronze/silver/gold, 1 silver/bronze, 1 silver/gold
(bronze) Isabelle White (a.k.a. Mary)   1912   diving - platform  
(gold) Isabella 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  
(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/silver/gold) Dianne Holum (a.k.a. Mary)   1968; 1972   speed skating  
(silver) Mary Anne O'Connor   1976   basketball  
(gold/bronze/silver) Mary T. Meagher   1984; 1988   swimming - 100 m butterfly; swimming - 200 m butterfly; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Kamie Ethridge (a.k.a. Mary)   1988   basketball  
(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/gold) Mary Joe Fernández   1992; 1996   tennis  
(bronze) Mary Ellen Clark   1992; 1996   diving - platform  
(bronze) Mary Onyali-Omagbemi   1992; 1996   4x100 m relay; 200 m  
(bronze) Elise Ray (a.k.a. Mary)   2000   artistic gymnastics  
(silver/bronze) Mary King   2004; 2008; 2012   equestrian  
(gold) Abby Wambach (a.k.a. Mary)   2004; 2012   football  
(gold) Gillian Apps (a.k.a. Mary)   2006; 2010; 2014   ice hockey  
(gold) Mary Wineberg   2008   4x400 m relay  
(silver/gold) Mary Whipple   2004; 2008; 2012   rowing  
(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  
Oscar Award Winners: 4 actresses
(actress) Mary Pickford   1929   Coquette  
(actress) Mary Astor   1941   The Great Lie  
(actress) Dorothy Malone (a.k.a. Mary)   1956   Written on the Wind  
(actress) Mary Steenburgen   1980   Melvin and Howard  
Other Leaders: 2 presidents, 2 prime ministers
Prime Minister Jack Lynch (a.k.a. Mary)   1966-1973; 1977-1979   Ireland  
President Mary Robinson   1990-1997   Ireland  
President Mary McAleese   1997-2011   Ireland  
Prime Minister Jenny Shipley (a.k.a. Mary)   1997-1999   New Zealand  
Other Royalty: 1 princess
Mary, Crown Princess of Denmark   2004-   Denmark  
Portuguese Kings and Queens: 2 queens
Queen Maria I (a.k.a. Mary)   1777-1816  
Queen Maria II (a.k.a. Mary)   1826-1828; 1834-1853  
Saints: 87 blessed, 25 saints
Saint Mary   ?-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 Succor   1231-1281  
Saint Mary of Cerevellon   ?-1290  
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  
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  
Blessed Maria Domenica Brun Barbantini (a.k.a. Mary)   1789-1868  
Blessed Marie-Françoise de Croissy (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Claude Cyprienne Brard (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Anne Brideau (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Rose Deloye (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie Dufour (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Madeleine Fontaine (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Antoniette Hanisset (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Françoise Lanel (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Geneviève Meunier (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Anne Piedcourt (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie-Gabrielle Trézel (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1794  
Blessed Marie Sainte-Euphrasie Pelletier (a.k.a. Mary)   1796-1868  
Blessed Maria Theresia of Jesus Gerhardinger (a.k.a. Mary)   1797-1879  
Saint Maria de Mattias (a.k.a. Mary)   1805-1866  
Blessed Maria Repetto (a.k.a. Mary)   1807-1890  
Saint Maria Michaela Desmaisieres (a.k.a. Mary)   1809-1865  
Blessed Marie Anne Blondin (a.k.a. Mary)   1809-1890  
Blessed Marie-Rose Durocher (a.k.a. Mary)   1811-1849  
Saint Maria Giuseppe Rosello (a.k.a. Mary)   1811-1886  
Saint Maria Crocifissa di Rosa (a.k.a. Mary)   1813-1885  
Blessed Maria Caterina of Saint Rose (a.k.a. Mary)   1813-1887  
Saint María Rosa Molas y Vallve (a.k.a. Mary)   1815-1876  
Saint Marie-Eugénie of Jesus (a.k.a. Mary)   1817-1898  
Saint Mary Yi In-dok   1818-1840  
Saint Marie-Nicolas-Antoine Daveluy (a.k.a. Mary)   1818-1866  
Blessed Maria Encarnacion Rosal (a.k.a. Mary)   1820-1886  
Blessed María del Tránsito Cabanillas (a.k.a. Mary)   1821-1885  
Blessed Maria Theresia Scherer (a.k.a. Mary)   1825-1888  
Saint Maria Soledad (a.k.a. Mary)   1826-1887  
Blessed Maria Marcellina Darowska (a.k.a. Mary)   1827-1911  
Blessed Maria Fortunata Viti (a.k.a. Mary)   1827-1922  
Blessed Marie-Thérèse de Soubiran (a.k.a. Mary)   1835-1889  
Blessed Maria Dominic Mazzarello (a.k.a. Mary)   1837-1881  
Blessed Marie of the Passion (a.k.a. Mary)   1839-1904  
Blessed Marie de Jesus Deluil-Martiny (a.k.a. Mary)   1841-1884  
Blessed Maria of Jesus Siedliska (a.k.a. Mary)   1842-1902  
Saint Mary MacKillop   1842-1909  
Blessed María Josefa of the Heart of Jesus Sancho de Guerra (a.k.a. Mary)   1842-1912  
Blessed Maria Schininà (a.k.a. Mary)   1844-1910  
Blessed María del Carmen Sallés y Barangueras (a.k.a. Mary)   1848-1911  
Saint Maria Bernarda Bütler (a.k.a. Mary)   1848-1924  
Blessed Marie Helene Stollenwerk (a.k.a. Mary)   1852-1900  
Blessed Maria Christina Brando (a.k.a. Mary)   1856-1906  
Blessed Maria Raffaella Cimatti (a.k.a. Mary)   1861-1945  
Blessed Maria Domenica Mantovani (a.k.a. Mary)   1862-1934  
Blessed Maria Droste zu Vischering (a.k.a. Mary)   1863-1899  
Blessed Maria Anna Caiani (a.k.a. Mary)   1863-1921  
Blessed Maria Theresa Ledóchowska (a.k.a. Mary)   1863-1922  
Blessed Maria Karlowska (a.k.a. Mary)   1865-1935  
Saint María Vicenta of Saint Dorothy Chavez Orozco (a.k.a. Mary)   1867-1949  
Blessed María de Jesús Sacramentado Venegas (a.k.a. Mary)   1868-1959  
Blessed María Alvarado Cardozo (a.k.a. Mary)   1875-1967  
Blessed Maria Crocifissa Curcio (a.k.a. Mary)   1877-1957  
Blessed Maria Bernardina Jablonska (a.k.a. Mary)   1878-1940  
Blessed María Guadalupe García Zavala (a.k.a. Mary)   1878-1963  
Blessed Maria Ludovica de Angelis (a.k.a. Mary)   1880-1962  
Blessed María Sagrario (a.k.a. Mary)   1881-1936  
Blessed Maria Teresa Fasce (a.k.a. Mary)   1881-1947  
Blessed Maria Candida of the Eucharist (a.k.a. Mary)   1884-1949  
Blessed Maria Corsini Beltrame Quattrocchi (a.k.a. Mary)   1884-1965  
Saint John Mary Mzec   ?-1887  
Saint Maria Goretti (a.k.a. Mary)   1890-1902  
Blessed María Maravillas de Jesús (a.k.a. Mary)   1891-1974  
Blessed Marija Petković (a.k.a. Mary)   1892-1956  
Blessed María Ginard Marti (a.k.a. Mary)   1894-1936  
Blessed Maria Restituta Kafka (a.k.a. Mary)   1894-1943  
Blessed María Antonia Bandrés y Elósegui (a.k.a. Mary)   1898-1919  
Blessed María Romero Meneses (a.k.a. Mary)   1902-1977  
Blessed María Pilar Izquierdo Albero (a.k.a. Mary)   1906-1945  
Blessed Maria Euthymia Uffing (a.k.a. Mary)   1914-1955  
Blessed María del Calvario Romero Clariana (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Gabriela de Hinojosa Naveros (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Josefa del Río Messa (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María del Carmen Moreno Benítez (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Baldillou Bullit (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Amparo Carbonell Muñoz (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Teresa Ferragud Roig (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Jesús Masiá Ferragud (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Verónica Masiá Ferragud (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Felicidad Masiá Ferragud (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María Pilar Martinez (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed María de la Purificación Ximénez y Ximénez (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1936  
Blessed Marie-Clémentine Anuarite Nengapeta (a.k.a. Mary)   1939-1964  
Blessed Maria Stella Mardosewicz (a.k.a. Mary)   ?-1943  
Scottish Kings and Queens: 2 queens
Queen Mary I Queen of Scots   1542-1567  
Queen Mary II   1689-1694  
Title Characters: 29 songs, 6 books, 1 musical
(book) Mary Barton   1848   Mary Barton  
(song) Mary Phagan   1925   Little Mary Phagan  
(book) Mary Poppins   1934; 1953   Mary Poppins; Mary Poppins Comes Back  
(song) Mary   1936   Mary From The Dairy  
(song) Mary   1957   Mary's Boy Child  
(musical) Mary   1959   Little Mary Sunshine  
(song) Mary   1966   Along Comes Mary  
(song) Mary   1966   I Miss My Mary  
(song) Mary   1967   Mary Mary  
(song) Mary   1967   The Wind Cries Mary  
(song) Mary   1969   Proud Mary  
(song) Mary   1971   Cross-Eyed Mary  
(song) Mary Skeffington   1971   Mary Skeffington  
(song) Mary Long   1972   Mary Long  
(song) Mary   1975   Mother Mary  
(book) Mary Jane Harper   1978   Mary Jane Harper Cried Last Night  
(song) Mary   1987   Mary's Prayer  
(song) Mary Jane   1988   Mary Jane  
(song) Mary Jane   1993   Mary Jane's Last Dance  
(song) Mary Jane   1996   What's The New Mary Jane  
(song) Mary   1998   Bloody Mary  
(book) Mary I Tudor   1999   Mary, Bloody Mary  
(song) Mary   2004   Mary  
(song) Mary   2005   Mary  
(song) Mary   2006   Mary's Song (Oh My My My)  
(song) Mary   2006   Typhoid Mary  
(song) Mary Pickford   2007   Mary Pickford (Used To Eat Roses)  
(song) Mary   2008   Ave Mary A  
(song) Mary   2008   Blind Mary  
(song) Mary   2010   Mary  
(book) Mary Ann   2010   Mary Ann in Autumn  
(song) Mary   2011   Bloody Mary  
(song) Mary   2012   Hail Mary  
(song) Mary Lee   2014   Mary Lee  
(song) Mary   2014   Mary, Did You Know?  
(book) Mary Celeste   2014   The Ghost of the Mary Celeste