Origin of Marian
Examples from the Web for marian
Marian Goodman, for example, brought only works by Gerard Richter.Re-Framing the Art Market
Judith H. Dobrzynski
February 23, 2009
My love affair with the divine, demure, and undeniably sexy Marian Robinson.Hail to the First Granny
January 24, 2009
When Michelle Obama's mother, Marian Robinson, moves to Washington, she'll help redefine the notion of the 'all-American' family.Grandma-in-Chief
Patricia J. Williams
November 26, 2008
One plan being discussed is for them to stay in the care of their grandmother, Marian Robinson.Will the Obama Kids Stay in Chicago with Grandma?
November 13, 2008
Likewise do not name your dog Marian, Frederick, or Patricia.10 Ways to Avoid Hipster Baby Names
Pamela Redmond Satran/Nameberry
October 14, 2008
And it occurred to him that Linda and Marian were dominating the party.
"You go straight ahead and select any location you like," said Marian.
Marian turned to him—the same Marian he had fallen in love with when they were children.
Marian smiled and waved in return until the train bore her away.
Marian was prepared to be the mental, the spiritual, and the physical mate of a man.
- of or relating to the Virgin Mary, the mother of Jesus
- of or relating to some other Mary, such as Mary, Queen of Scots or Mary I of England
- a person who has a special devotion to the Virgin Mary
- a supporter of some other Mary
Word Origin and History for marian
"of Mary," 1701, referring to the Virgin; also (c.1600) in reference to the reign of Mary Queen of England (1553-58); and (1902) to Mary Queen of Scots (1542-1587).
fem. proper name, collateral form of Marion, a diminutive of French Marie (see Mary), but often taken for a compound of Mary and Anne.