What does Marion mean?

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ˈmær i ən, ˈmɛər-Mar·i·on

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  1. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A female given name from Hebrew.

    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.

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

  2. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A matronymic surname.

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

  3. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A male given name transferred from the surname, or by folk etymology seen as a masculine form of Mary.

    "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.

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

  4. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A suburb of Adelaide, South Australia.

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

  5. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An ancient city on the island of Cyprus.

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

  6. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Perry County, Alabama, United States.

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

  7. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Crittenden County, Arkansas, United States.

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

  8. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A neighborhood in the town of Southington, Connecticut, United States.

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

  9. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Twiggs County, Georgia, United States.

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

  10. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Williamson County, Illinois, United States.

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

  11. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Grant County, Indiana, United States.

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

  12. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Marion Township, Shelby County, Indiana, United States.

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

  13. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city in Linn County, Iowa, United States.

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

  14. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A small city, the county seat of Marion County, Kansas, United States.

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

  15. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A home rule city, the county seat of Crittenden County, Kentucky, United States.

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

  16. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town in Union Parish, Louisiana, United States.

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

  17. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town in Plymouth County, Massachusetts, United States.

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

  18. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A village in Osceola County, Michigan, United States.

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

  19. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Olmsted County, Minnesota, United States.

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

  20. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town in Lauderdale County, Mississippi, United States.

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

  21. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Cole County, Missouri, United States.

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

  22. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place and unincorporated community in Flathead County, Montana, United States.

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

  23. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Red Willow County, Nebraska, United States.

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

  24. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An area in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States.

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

  25. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town, a hamlet and census-designated place in Wayne County, New York, United States.

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

  26. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of McDowell County, North Carolina, United States. Named after Francis Marion.

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

  27. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A small city in LaMoure County, North Dakota, United States.

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

  28. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Marion County, Ohio, United States.

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

  29. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Marion County, Oregon, United States.

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

  30. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Franklin County, Pennsylvania, United States.

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

  31. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city, the county seat of Marion County, South Carolina, United States.

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

  32. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A small city in Turner County, South Dakota, United States.

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

  33. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A small city in Guadalupe County, Texas, United States.

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

  34. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A census-designated place in Summit County, Utah, United States.

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

  35. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town, the county seat of Smyth County, Virginia, United States.

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

  36. Marion(ProperNoun)

    An unincorporated community in Wetzel County, West Virginia, United States.

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

  37. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town in Grant County, Wisconsin, United States.

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

  38. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town in Juneau County, Wisconsin, United States.

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

  39. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A town in Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States.

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

  40. Marion(ProperNoun)

    A city in Shawano County and Waupaca County, Wisconsin, United States.

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

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  1. Marion

    Marion is a city in Grant County, Indiana, United States. The population was 29,948 as of the 2010 census. The city is the county seat of Grant County. It is named for Francis Marion, a Brigadier General from South Carolina in the American Revolutionary War. The city is the home of Indiana Wesleyan University, the largest evangelical Christian university in the Midwest and largest private university in Indiana. Since 2003, former Olympic skater Wayne Seybold has been Marion's mayor. Marion is also noted for being the birthplace of legendary actor James Dean and famed cartoonist Jim Davis, though both were raised in nearby Fairmount. It was also the location of the wedding of actress Julia Roberts and singer Lyle Lovett in 1993. The city is also the site of an infamous lynching of two African Americans.

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  1. A minor, A-minor, inamor, mainor, manoir, Morian, roamin', Romani

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marion in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Marion in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

Examples of Marion in a Sentence

  1. Bobbie Thomas:

    From the day we first met, Michael Marion and I enjoyed 12 wonderful years together, michael Marion brought so much compassion, patience, understanding and stability to my life, and taught me more about love than I could ever put to words. While I have always been more comfortable sharing my life with the public, Michael Marion was more private.

  2. Rob Portman:

    It is intolerable that human trafficking - modern-day slavery - could occur in our own backyard, but what makes the Marion cases even more alarming is that a U.S. government agency was responsible for delivering some of the victims into the hands of their abusers.

  3. Steve Little:

    I do hereby proclaim today, Saturday, September 8, 2018, that Bigfoot is the official animal of the city of Marion, North Carolina.

  4. Eric Wandersleben:

    In terms of recovery services offered within Ohio prisons, the only programs that have shut down due to the COVID-19 pandemic as of today are the ones at Marion Correctional Institution.

  5. Gilles Ivaldi:

    Marine Le Pen's strategy is this idea of a big transpartisan alliance of what she calls 'patriots' from left and right, which is the general populist strategy, there's another line, embodied by Marion Marechal, who thinks the National Rally should rather seek a wide alliance of the rights.

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