Colors Related to this Name: Purple, Lilac, Mavve

Qualities Related to this Name: Creative, Light-Hearted

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #120 in 2013 and #120 in 2014.

Famous People

Mary Elizabeth Winstead (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Mary J. Blige (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Mary Steenburgen (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Mary Lambert (Singer), Mary Tyler Moore (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Mary McDonnell (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Mary Ellen Trainor (Movie Actress,TV Actress), Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio (Movie Actress,TV Actress)


In English

Origin: From Old French Marie, from Latin Maria, from Ancient Greek Μαρία ‎(María), Μαριάμ ‎(Mariám), from Aramaic מַרְיָם ‎(maryām) or Hebrew מִרְיָם ‎(miryām), of uncertain origin.


-Any of several other women in the New Testament, notably Mary Magdalene and Mary of Bethany, the sister of Martha.

-The 19th sura (chapter) of the Quran

-The Virgin Mary, the mother of Christ.

-(Ireland dated) A middle name for a male, given in honour of the Virgin Mary.

-( female name -comes from the Hebrew language-).

In Swedish

Origin: From English Mary as a variant of the traditional Swedish Maria. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1808.


-( female name).

In Danish

Origin: From English Mary. A variant of the traditional Danish Marie.


-( female name).

In Norwegian

Origin: From English Mary. A variant of the tradtional Norwegian Maria or Marie.


-( female name).