What does the name "Mary Ann" mean?
Mary (Hebrew): Of the Sea or Bitter
The name "Mary" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Of the Sea or Bitter". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 19 other names that are similar to this one.
Ann (Hebrew): Prayer
The name "Ann" is of Hebrew origin and it means "Prayer". It's a name commonly given to girls. There are 412 other names that are similar to this one.
M is for mystery, the part of you that cannot be explained.
A is for activities, for you have many.
R is for rational, the way you think.
Y is for yearn, your innermost desires.
A is for altruism, the unselfish you.
N is for neatness, your orderly way.
N is for name, a pleasant one indeed.
Your name in reverse order is "Nna Yram". A random rearrangement of the letters in your name (anagram) will give "Namran Y". How do you pronounce that?
Now try the names of everyone you know including friends, cousins, neighbors, classmates, co-workers or your pets. Even your favorite anime, TV or movie characters! See what their names mean. Remember, this is purely just for fun.
How popular is the name "Mary Ann" in the U.S.?
Want to know about the populiarty of Mary Ann? From 1880 to 2014, the Social Security Administration has recorded 61,822 babies born with the name Mary Ann in the United States. That's more than enough Mary Anns to occupy the territory of Greenland (Denmark) with an estimated population of 56,749 (as of January 1, 2012). The name first appeared in the year 1880 when it was given to 6 new born babies. The highest recorded use of the name "Mary Ann" was in 1943 with a total of 2,051 babies. (That's a lot of baby Mary Anns)
According to the 1979 U.S. Social Security Administration data, the name "Mary Ann" is not a popular baby girl's name in Michigan. Imagine that, only 12 babies in Michigan have the same name as you in 1979. Across the entire United States a total of only 316 babies also bear the same first name during the same year.
Where is the name Mary Ann popular?
The map shows the relative popularity of the name Mary Ann in each of the states since 1950. Can you guess a name that was popular in the south east? Search for the name to check your answer!
Here's something for you to ponder on...
What Does My Name Mean? - Have you wondered at one time or another what does my name mean? Knowing the meaning of your name can make you feel more amenable to your name than before.