Name
MARY

Name MARY

Between 1880 and 2019 there were 4,414,058 births of Mary in the countries below, which represents an average of 31,756 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 2,807 births.

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

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Information about the first name Mary

We celebrate Mary on s 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
Etymology src :
  • From Mary (“female name”). Compare nan and nancy.
Etymology src :
  • From Old French Marie, from Latin Maria, from Ancient Greek Μαρία (María), Μαριάμ (Mariám), from Aramaic מַרְיָם‎ (maryām) or Hebrew מִרְיָם‎ (miryām), of uncertain origin. Doublet of Miriam.
Anagrams src :
  • ARMY, Army, Mayr, Myra, Yarm, army, yarm
Noun src :
  • mary (plural marys)
  • (chiefly US gay slang, usually capitalized) A male homosexual. [1925]
  • 1941, G. Legman, Sex Variants, Vol. II, p. 1171:
  • Note also that male homosexuals will call most anyone Bessie or Mary, e.g. ‘Oh, Bessie, you're a camp!’
  • 1985, W. Dynes, Homolexis, p. 150:
  • In America in the 1950s,... Mary was often used in the vocative to address any fellow homosexual (‘Well, Mary...’).
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛɹi/, /ˈmeiɹi/Homophones: marry, merry (Mary–marry–merry merger)
Pronunciation src :
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈmɛəɹɪ/
  • (General American) enPR: mârʹē
  • (Mary–marry–merry distinction) IPA(key): /ˈme(ə)ɹi/
  • (Mary–marry–merry merger) IPA(key): /ˈmɛɹi/
  • Rhymes: -ɛəɹi
Synonyms src :
  • See Thesaurus:male homosexual
Proper noun (Coordinate terms) src :
  • Amina
Proper noun (Descendants) src :
  • → Cebuano: Mary, Marie
  • → Chinese: 瑪麗 (Mǎlì), 瑪莉 (Mǎlì), 瑪利 (Mǎlì)
  • → Danish: Mary
  • → Faroese: Marý
  • → Hawaiian: Mele, Mere
  • → Japanese: マリー (Marī)
  • → Manx: Mayree
  • → Maori: Mere, Meri
  • → Norwegian: Mary
  • → Scottish Gaelic: Màiri
  • → Swedish: Mary
  • → Tahitian: Mere
  • → Thai: แมรี (mɛɛ-rii)
Proper noun (Usage notes) src :
  • The given name was considered too sacred to use before the end of the 12th century. It was very popular from the 17th to the 20th century.
Polish
Noun src :
  • mary f
  • inflection of mara:
  • genitive singular
  • nominative/accusative/vocative plural
Pronunciation src :
  • IPA(key): /ˈma.rɨ/
Middle French
Alternative forms src :
Noun src :
  • mary m (plural marys)
  • husband
Noun (Descendants) src :
SE Swedish
Etymology src :
  • From English Mary as a variant of the traditional Swedish Maria. First recorded as a Swedish given name in 1808.
Anagrams src :
  • myra
Proper noun src :
  • Mary c (genitive Marys)
  • A female given name.
  • 2004 Majgull Axelsson, Den jag aldrig var, Prisma, →ISBN, page 17:
  • Hon visste att hon hade vuxit upp i ett vitt hus, att hennes mor hade döpt henne till Mary och att hennes far hade kallat henne Marie och att hon långt upp i tonåren hade lekt att hon levde två liv, att hon hade ett andra jag som vaknade när hon somnade och somnade nät hon vaknade.
DK Danish
Etymology src :
  • From English Mary. A variant of the traditional Danish Marie.
Proper noun src :
  • Mary
  • A female given name.
 

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 - 2019
11,186
4,127,870
ONOntario
1913 - 2018
147
117,867
IEIreland
1964 - 2019
0
42,579
NZNew Zealand
1900 - 2019
0
29,097
NSNew Scotland
1920 - 2019
0
23,674
BRBrazil
1930 - 2010
0
16,794
BCBritish Columbia
1919 - 2019
0
11,674
AUAustralia
1944 - 2019
25
11,481
FRFrance
1900 - 2019
1,036
5,728
GBUnited Kingdom
1996 - 2019
0
6,492
NONorway
1945 - 2019
0
2,436
CHSwitzerland
1912 - 2019
0
1,729
ABAlberta
1980 - 2019
0
1,466
ARArgentina
1922 - 2015
0
771
ITItaly
1999 - 2018
3
739
QCQuebec
1980 - 2019
2
483
SESweden
1998 - 2019
0
244
BEBelgium
1995 - 2019
0
153
DKDenmark
1985 - 2019
0
150
DEGermany
2000 - 2018
1
113
ATAustria
1984 - 2018
0
71
PLPoland
2000 - 2019
0
24
CZCzechoslovakia
1900 - 2016
0
17
PTPortugal
2014 - 2019
0
6

Total births of Mary by country (last available year)

Births with the first name Mary
Country
Boys
Girls
USUnited State of America
2019
0
2,198
GBUnited Kingdom
2019
0
170
BRBrazil
2010
0
140
ONOntario
2018
0
66
IEIreland
2019
0
62
FRFrance
2019
0
41
ABAlberta
2019
0
26
SESweden
2019
0
19
ITItaly
2018
0
17
NZNew Zealand
2019
0
13
NONorway
2019
0
10
BCBritish Columbia
2019
0
9
DEGermany
2018
0
9
ARArgentina
2015
0
5
BEBelgium
2019
0
5
CHSwitzerland
2019
0
5
PLPoland
2019
0
5
QCQuebec
2019
0
3
DKDenmark
2019
0
3
CZCzechoslovakia
2016
0
1

Comments on the name Mary

Personalities with the first name Mary

There are 635 personalities with the first name Mary


Agatha Christie
(Agatha Mary Clarissa Miller) src

United kingdom
Screenwriter Writer Poet Nurse Dramaturge Archaeologist Novelist Prosaist Autobiographer


George Eliot
(Mary Ann Evans) src

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


Meryl Streep
(Mary Louise Streep) src

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


Mary Shelley
(Mary Wollstonecraft Godwin) src

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


Mary Wollstonecraft
src

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


Amelia Earhart
src

United states of america
Writer Journalist Aircraft pilot Travel writer Memoirist


Marie Stuart
src

Kingdom of scotland
Politician Sovereign


Doris Day
(Doris Mary Kappelhoff) src

United states of america
Actor Singer Television producer Television actor Autobiographer Recording artist Film actor Jazz musician


Marie Ire D'angleterre
src

Kingdom of england
Politician Aristocrat


Dorothy Crowfoot Hodgkin
src

United kingdom
Biophysicist Crystallographer Physicist Chemist Biologist Biochemist



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 6100 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
#93IE Ireland2019
#126US United State of America2019
#156AB Alberta2019
#160ON Ontario2018
#290GB United Kingdom2019
#334NZ New Zealand2019
#350NO Norway2019
#404SE Sweden2019
#430BC British Columbia2019
#435PL Poland2019
#537CH Switzerland2019
#669DE Germany2018
#707IT Italy2018
#800DK Denmark2019
#836AR Argentina2015
#892BR Brazil2010
#1026FR France2019
#1320QC Quebec2019
#1439BE Belgium2019
#2716CZ Czechoslovakia2016






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