Name
MARY

Name MARY

Between 1880 and 2022 there were 4,422,997 births of Mary in the countries below, which represents an average of 31,148 births of children bearing the first name Mary per year on average throughout this period.
On the last available year for each country, we count 2,538 births.

Other languages  :  
En Français Prénom Mary   
In Italiano Nome Mary   
Available variants : Mary- , Märy
Variations : Mair , Malia , Malía , Malïa , Manon , Mari , Marì , Maří , Mári , Máři , Máří , Màri , Mariel , Marika , Maureen , Mayme , Miren , Miriam , Míriam , Mitzi , Moira , Moïra , Molly


Information about the first name Mary

We celebrate Mary on January 1st, August 15th
The first name Mary is listed in our categories :The first name Mary has been assigned to:
0.28% to boys
99.72% to girls
The country where the first name Mary is the most common is:
US United State of America
This first name is on trend: Female
This first name has 4 letters including 2 vowels and 2 consonants

Anagrams of the first name Mary

An anagram is a word that contains the same letters of another word. Here is the list of first names which are an anagram of Mary : Amry, Amyr, Myar, Myra, Ramy, Ryam, Ryma, Ymar, Yram, Yrma

Anacyclics of the first name Mary

An anacyclic is a word or phrase that can be read in the normal sense of reading or in the opposite direction. Here is the list of names that are anonymous of the given name Mary: Yram

Mary in Japanese *

Romajimearii
Katakanaメアリー
Hiraganaめありー
* This is a phonetic conversion, not a translation.
Mary in Japanese
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Mary in sign language

Mary in binary language

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Origin and meaning of name Mary

US English
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Etymology src :
  • From Middle English Marie, from Old French Marie, from Latin Maria, from Ancient Greek Μαρία (María), Μαριάμ (Mariám), from Aramaic מַרְיָם‎ (maryām) or Hebrew מִרְיָם‎ (miryām), of uncertain meaning. Most likely originally an Egyptian name, perhaps derived in part from mry "beloved" or my "love". Doublet of Miriam, Marie, and Maria.
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Etymology (Pronunciation) src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɛə.ɹi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛəɹi
  • (General American) enPR: mârʹē
  • (Mary–marry–merry distinction) IPA(key): /ˈmɛɚ.i/
  • (Mary–marry–merry merger) IPA(key): /ˈmɛɹ.i/
  • Rhymes: -ɛɹi
  • (General Australian) IPA(key): /ˈmeː.ɹi/
  • Homophones: marry, Merry, merry (all only in accents with the Mary–marry–merry merger)
Anagrams src :
  • ARMY, Army, Mayr, Myra, Yarm, army, yarm
Noun src :
  • mary (plural marys)
  • Alternative letter-case form of Mary (“male homosexual”)
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛɹi/, /ˈmeiɹi/Homophones: marry, merry (Mary–marry–merry merger)
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  • See Thesaurus:male homosexual
Middle English
Noun src :
  • mary
  • Alternative form of marow
General
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Polish
Noun src :
  • mary f
  • inflection of mara:
  • genitive singular
  • nominative/accusative/vocative plural
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈma.rɨ/
  • Rhymes: -arɨ
  • Syllabification: ma‧ry
Middle French
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Noun src :
  • mary m (plural marys)
  • husband
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SE Swedish
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DK Danish
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Popularity of the name Mary

Number of MARY births per year

Total births of Mary by country

Births with the first name Mary
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
1880 - 2022
11,188
4,134,485
ONOntario
1913 - 2019
147
117,923
IEIreland
1964 - 2022
0
42,748
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2022
0
29,133
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2022
0
23,674
BRBrazil
1930 - 2022
0
16,794
AUAustralia
1930 - 2022
25
12,533
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2022
0
11,708
FRFrance
1900 - 2022
1,036
5,816
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2021
0
6,800
NONorway
1945 - 2022
0
2,442
CHSwitzerland
1909 - 2021
0
1,766
ABAlberta
1980 - 2022
0
1,526
ITItaly
1999 - 2021
3
786
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
771
QCQuebec
1980 - 2022
2
501
DEGermany
2000 - 2022
2
391
SESweden
1998 - 2022
0
278
BEBelgium
1995 - 2022
0
158
DKDenmark
1985 - 2022
0
158
ATAustria
1984 - 2021
0
76
CLChili
2010 - 2021
0
74
PLPoland
2000 - 2022
0
28
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
17
PTPortugal
2014 - 2022
0
6
SKSlovakia
2011 - 2022
0
2

Total births of Mary by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Mary
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2022
0
2,075
GBUnited Kingdom
2021
0
148
IEIreland
2022
0
64
ONOntario
2019
0
56
DEGermany
2022
0
51
FRFrance
2022
0
28
ABAlberta
2022
0
20
BCBritish Columbia
2022
0
17
ITItaly
2021
0
17
NZNew Zealand
2022
0
16
CHSwitzerland
2021
0
8
CLChili
2021
0
8
SESweden
2022
0
8
ARArgentina
2015
0
5
BEBelgium
2022
0
5
QCQuebec
2022
0
5
ATAustria
2021
0
2
DKDenmark
2022
0
2
PLPoland
2022
0
2
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

Comments on the name Mary

Personalities with the first name Mary

There are 912 personalities with the first name Mary


Agatha Christie
(Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) src

United kingdom United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Writer Screenwriter Poet Nurse Playwright Dramaturg Crime fiction writer Novelist Prosaist Archaeologist Autobiographer


George Eliot
(Mary Anne Evans) src

United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Writer Poet Translator Editor Journalist Philosopher Novelist Essayist


Mary Shelley
(Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin) src

Great britain United kingdom of great britain and ireland
Writer Poet Playwright Biographer Travel writer Novelist Essayist Science fiction writer


Meryl Streep
(Mary Louise Streep) src

United states of america
Actor Television producer Stage actor Voice actor Film producer Television actor Film actor


Mary Wollstonecraft
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Great britain
Writer Businessperson Historian Translator Governess Travel writer Children's writer Philosopher Novelist Essayist


Liz Truss
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United kingdom
Accountant Politician International forum participant


Amelia Earhart
src

United states of america
Journalist Aircraft pilot Travel writer Memoirist Women's rights activist


Marie Stuart
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Kingdom of scotland
Queen regnant Politician Queen consort Sovereign Aristocrat


Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
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United kingdom
Physicist Chemist Biologist Biochemist Biophysicist Crystallographer


Marie Ire D'angleterre
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Kingdom of england
Queen regnant Politician Aristocrat



There are more than 10 personalities with the first name Mary
Full list of personalities with the first name Mary

Film Actors and Actresses with the first name Mary

There are 6744 actors and actresses with the first name Mary
Mary Elizabeth Bell
Mary Gibbs
Mary Mouser
Mary Jo Wold
Mary Sarah
Mary Kate Malat
Mary Jane Mayhem
Mary Havranová
Mary Lojo
Mary Jane Johnson
Mary Ashleigh Green
Mary Lou
Mary Bel
Mary Ann Springer
Mary Neely
Mary Rachel Gardner
Mary Lambert
Mary Thurston
Mary Penxa
Mary Wang
Mary Beth Wood
Mary Anne Transylvania Terry
Mary Tsoni
Mary Legault
Mary Kate Martin
Mary Larusso
Mary Elizabeth King
Mary Cobb
Mary Ly
Mary Elise Hayden

There are more than 30 actors and actresses with the first name Mary
The full list of actors and actresses with the first name Mary

Rankings of first name MARY by country

Country ranking (boys)
RankCountryYear
No ranking of first name MARY (male) births over the last year available in each country
Country ranking (girls)
RankCountryYear
#87IE Ireland2022
#137US United State of America2022
#175AB Alberta2022
#194BC British Columbia2022
#197ON Ontario2019
#262NZ New Zealand2022
#320GB United Kingdom2021
#642IT Italy2021
#728SE Sweden2022
#745CL Chili2021
#808QC Quebec2022
#819CH Switzerland2021
#836AR Argentina2015
#888DE Germany2022
#914PL Poland2022
#1121DK Denmark2022
#1363FR France2022
#1467BE Belgium2022
#1627AT Austria2021
#2716CZ Czechoslovakia2016