Marion - Meaning of Marion
Marion is a variant of the name Mario (Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, English, French, and German).
See also the related form, Demarion (English).
Marion is an unusual baby name for boys. Its usage peaked modestly in 1921 with 0.151% of baby boys being given the name Marion. It ranked at #102 then. The baby name has since fallen from favor, and is today of sporadic use. In 2018, among the group of boy names directly linked to Marion, Mario was the most widely used.
Baby names that sound like Marion include Maryan, Maryon, Marcano, Marciano, Marconee, Marconey, Marconi, Marconie, Marcony, Marijan, Marsean, Meresten, Mirian, Morrison, Morrisson, Marziano, Maeran, Maeren, Maeron, and Marcin.
† Pronunciation for Marion: M as in "me (M.IY)" ; AE as in "at (AE.T)" ; R as in "race (R.EY.S)" ; IY as in "eat (IY.T)" ; AH as in "mud (M.AH.D)" ; EH as in "ebb (EH.B)" ; N as in "knee (N.IY)"
Details of famous persons named Marion:
Actor John (Duke) Wayne, born Marion Michael Morrison, 26 May 1907 - 11 June 1979, Winterset, Iowa.
Revolutionary War Figure Francis Marion, born 1732 - February 26, 1795, Berkeley County, South Carolina.