EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French Marion, a diminutive of Marie, used in England since the Middle Ages.

Proper nounEdit

 
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Marion

  1. A female given name from Hebrew.
    • 1857 Charles Dickens, The Perils of Certain English Prisoners, Chapter 1:
      The name of the captain of the sloop was Captain Maryon, and therefore it was no news to hear from Mrs. Belltott, that his sister, the beautiful young unmarried English lady, was Miss Maryon. The novelty was, that her Christian name was Marion too. Marion Maryon. Many a time I have run off those two names in my thoughts, like a bit of verse. O many, and many, and many, a time.
    • 1998 Jane Adams Fade to Grey: page 132:
      "And the name was Marion. Not Mary or Marie or anything similar? You're absolutely certain about that?" Stacey nodded. "It's not a common name," she said. "I mean I know two Maries and even a Mary though she's older than me. But Marion. I don't think I've ever met a Marion. So I know I've got it right."
  2. A matronymic surname​.
  3. (chiefly US) A male given name transferred from the surname, or by folk etymology seen as a masculine form of Mary.
    • 2002 Annie Proulx, That Old Ace in the Hole, →ISBN, page 81:
      "I spose you want to be a cattleboy," drawled the multicolored beard whose name was Carrol Day, a curiously feminine name, thought Martin, not yet acquaintanced with the bearded Marions, Fannys and Abbys of Texas who, saddled by their unthinking mothers with dainty names, built savagely masculine frames of character.
  4. A suburb of Adelaide, South Australia.
  5. An ancient city on the island of Cyprus.
  6. A city, the county seat of Perry County, Alabama, United States.
  7. A city, the county seat of Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States.
  8. A neighborhood in the town of Southington, Connecticut, United States.
  9. An unincorporated community in Twiggs County, Georgia, United States.
  10. A city, the county seat of Williamson County, Illinois, United States.
  11. A city, the county seat of Grant County, Indiana, United States.
  12. An unincorporated community in Marion Township, Shelby County, Indiana, United States.
  13. A city in Linn County, Iowa, United States.
  14. A small city, the county seat of Marion County, Kansas, United States.
  15. A home rule city, the county seat of Crittenden County, Kentucky, United States.
  16. A town in Union Parish, Louisiana, United States.
  17. A town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.
  18. A village in Osceola County, Michigan, United States.
  19. An unincorporated community in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States.
  20. A town in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States.
  21. An unincorporated community in Cole County, Missouri, United States.
  22. A census-designated place and unincorporated community in Flathead County, Montana, United States.
  23. An unincorporated community in Red Willow County, Nebraska, United States.
  24. An area in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.
  25. A town, a hamlet and census-designated place in Wayne County, New York, United States.
  26. A city, the county seat of McDowell County, North Carolina, United States. Named after Francis Marion.
  27. A small city in LaMoure County, North Dakota, United States.
  28. A city, the county seat of Marion County, Ohio, United States.
  29. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Marion County, Oregon, United States.
  30. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States.
  31. A city, the county seat of Marion County, South Carolina, United States.
  32. A small city in Turner County, South Dakota, United States.
  33. A small city in Guadalupe County, Texas, United States.
  34. A census-designated place in Summit County, Utah, United States.
  35. A town, the county seat of Smyth County, Virginia, United States.
  36. An unincorporated community in Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States.
  37. A town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.
  38. A town in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States.
  39. A town in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States.
  40. A city in Shawano County and Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Marion.

Proper nounEdit

Marion

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [1] Danskernes Navne, based on CPR data: ca. 1191 females with the given name Marion have been registered in Denmark between about 1890 (=the population alive in 1967) and January 2005. Accessed on March 20th, 2011.

EsperantoEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marion

  1. accusative of Mario

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Medieval diminutive form of Marie.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marion f

  1. A female given name.
  2. A matronymic surname​.

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: Marion
  • German: Marion
  • Norwegian: Marion
  • Swedish: Marion

ReferencesEdit

  • [2] MeilleursPrénoms, based on INSEE data: 120 084 females named Marion in France in 1900 - 2009, with the frequency peak in 1989. Accessed on March 29th, 2011.

AnagramsEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Marion.

PronunciationEdit

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Proper nounEdit

Marion f (genitive Marion)

  1. A female given name.

Middle FrenchEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marion

  1. A female given name
    • 1376, Arch. JJ 110, pièce 46.
      Une femme appellee Marion de Saint Just, qui estoit femme surdite et amye d’un des moines de la dicte eglise de Chezi
      A woman called Marion de Saint Just, who was a denounced woman and a friend of one of the monks of the aforementioned church of Chezi

DescendantsEdit


NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Marion.

Proper nounEdit

Marion

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [3] Statistisk sentralbyrå, Namnestatistikk: 1876 females with the given name Marion living in Norway on January 1st 2011. Accessed on March 29th 2011.

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Marie +‎ -on.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Marion f (nominative singular Marion)

  1. A female given name

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French Marion.

Proper nounEdit

Marion c (genitive Marions)

  1. A female given name.

ReferencesEdit

  • [4] Statistiska centralbyrån: 1914 females with the given name Marion living in Sweden on December 31st, 2010. Accessed on March 29th, 2011.

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