Marian

Marian - A very unique female name



  Jul 21,2019      Abigail Adams, Editorial writer   

Marian, meaning bitter, appeared on the charts for the first time in 1910 on position #109. In this article you'll learn the history of this name, statistics, see famous people named Marian and more.
Are you having a baby or looking to learn more about the name Marian? Our experts and editorial staff have gathered trends and insights for 30,000+ baby names over the last 100 years -- And on this page you will learn everything you ever wanted to know about the name Marian. The baby girl name Marian was given to 128 baby girls in 2012, ranking #1292 on the national girl baby name top chart.

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With that position 1 in 11,041 baby girls were given this name - making this a very unique female name according to our Popularity Score algorithm. Marian peaked in popularity 95 years ago in 1924 on position 64.



Famous with this name

Marian Seldes
Ferdinand Marian
Marian Collier


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Marian is currently topping the charts in...

Did you know that popularity can vary a lot between states? Marian is currently topping the baby name charts in Pennsylvania at position #678 - and is the least popular in New York at position #2,134.

Why care about state specific baby name charts? It could be that a name that is very popular on the national overall charts is less (or even more) popular where you live. So make sure you check out the state specific charts below and find out how popular or unique Marian is where you live.


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Marian origin and meaning

Marian is a 6 letter name with 3 syllables. This name means bitter. To see famous people named Marian, pop culture references for the name Marian and nicknames & variations - visit Nameberry or Wikipedia.

Similar to Marian

We've found the following names that sound similar to Marian, sorted by popularity.

Marion / Maureen / Miriam / Marianne / Maryann / Marina / Mariana / Myrna / Maryanne / Marianna /

Name statistics


Most parents-to-be know if they want a popular or unique name, and with these charts and data tables you can easily get a better understanding of how popular or unique this name is.

With a quick glance you can easily tell if this name is increasing or declining in popularity - But note that its current popularity can actually differ a lot from state to state.

Chart position per year (visualized)



Chart position per state (visualized)



Chart position per year (table view)


Year Rank
20121292
20111466
20101228
20091392
20081266
20071319
20061190
20051132
20041076
20031139
20021130
20011099
2000787
19991250
19981502
19971197
19961187
19951206
19941062
19931045
1992942
1991928
1990967
1989966
1988938
1987922
1986862
1985865
1984825
1983925
1982721
1981783
1980785
1979868
1978773
1977757
1976695
1975726
1974653
1973583
1972590
1971575
1970506
1969548
1968499
1967430
1966411
1965372
1964345
1963320
1962309
1961306
1960287
1959267
1958270
1957227
1956232
1955208
1954104
1953217
1952220
1951220
1950211
1949199
1948194
1947178
1946161
1945162
1944155
1943148
1942141
1941142
1940142
1939130
1938127
1937129
1936114
1935105
193497
193389
193286
193184
193080
192975
192871
192774
192670
192567
192464
192365
192267
192169
192072
191980
191876
191774
191672
191586
191490
191394
191293
1911107
1910109

Chart position per state (table view)


State Rank
Pennsylvania678
Arizona680
Washington741
Virginia861
North Carolina934
Maryland984
Texas1142
Tennessee1191
California1329
Ohio1338
Illinois1398
Georgia1634
New York2134

Even more about Marian


These are some of the common questions you may want to have answered to know if this is the perfect name for your baby.

Is Marian a common or unique name?

By analyzing the number of births and frequency of this name we've determined that it's currently a very unique female name.

What is the number of syllables for the name Marian?

3 syllables. Why is this important? One of the things that makes a baby name sound good and have a nice rythm is the number of syllables - and especially the number of syllables along with the syllable count for your last name. A simple rule is to avoid having the same number of syllables in your first, middle and last name.

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#
On chart
1924
Peak year
Female


Popularity Score™

Name Marian
Gender Female
Popularity 1 in 11,041
Letter count 6
Syllable count 3
Year first discovered 1910
2012 births +128

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