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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

A variant of Marion, a medieval derivation of Mary, often also interpreted as a contraction of Mary and Ann, or as a variant of Mariana.

Proper nounEdit

Marian

  1. A female given name.
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Etymology 2Edit

Mary +‎ -an

AdjectiveEdit

Marian (comparative more Marian, superlative most Marian)

  1. (Christianity) Of or relating to the Virgin Mary.
    a Marian apparition
    Marian devotions
  2. Of or relating to Mary, Queen of Scots.
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NounEdit

Marian (plural Marians)

  1. (historical) One of the Scots who remained loyal to Mary, Queen of Scots in the disputes following her deposition.

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

Marian (comparative more Marian, superlative most Marian)

  1. Of or relating to Gaius Marius, Ancient Roman general and statesman.
    Marian reform

Etymology 4Edit

Mari +‎ -an

AdjectiveEdit

Marian (comparative more Marian, superlative most Marian)

  1. Of or relating to the Mari people.
    the famous Marian diviner, Asqudum

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FinnishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marian

  1. Genitive singular form of Maria.

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marian

  1. A male given name

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin Marianus, derivative of Marius.

Proper nounEdit

Marian

  1. A male given name.

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Marianus, derivative of Marius.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmarʲ.jan/
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Proper nounEdit

Marian m pers

  1. A male given name

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Marian in Polish dictionaries at PWN