Origin: Latin; Hebrew
Combination of Mary and Ana
Mary (Latin) “star of the sea”
Ana (Hebrew) “favored grace”
Mari, Mimi, Ria, Ree Ree
Variations, Nicknames and Sound Alikes:
Mariam, Mariana, Mariane, Marion, Maryann, Maryanne
Phrases you might say or hear someday:
Marian loves classical music.
Don’t jump to conclusions, Marian.
Marian is first in her class.
1. Marian Keyes (b. 1963), Irish author
2. Marian Anderson (1897-1993), American contralto
3. Marian Gracia Rivera (b. 1984), Filipino actress
Marian Middle Names