Mary

Mary is a girl name and means star of the sea. It is a Latin name and its pronunciation is \m(a)-ry\. Other similar names and variants include: Annamaria, Asia, Fatima, Khadija, Luz, Maery, Mair, Maire, Mairin, Mal, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Manette, Manon, Manya, Mara, Marabel, Marabelle, Mare, Maree, Marella, Marelle, Maren, Maretta, Marette, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marianna, Marianne, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Mariel, Mariela, Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marika, Marilee, Marilin, Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Mariquilla, Mariquita, Marisela, Mariska, Maristela, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marjo, Marla, Marlin, Marlisa, Marlo, Marya, Maryann, Maryanne, Marybel, Marybell, Marybeth, Maryjo, Marylee, Marylin, Marylou, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Marysia, Masha, Maura, Maure, Maureen, Maurene, Maurine, Maurise, Maurita, Maurizia, Mavra, May, Maya, Mayme, Maymie, Mayra, Mayria, Meiriona, Meridel, Meriel, Merry, Mimi, Minette, Minnie, Minny, Miriam, Mitzi, Moira, Moire, Moll, Mollie, Molly, Morag, Moriah, Moya, Muire, Murial, Muriel, Murielle, Poll, Polly, Rosemary. Mary is a very popular first name for women (#1 out of 4276) and also a very popular surname or last name for both men and women (#12571 out of 88799).
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Famous people named Mary

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Famous actors named Mary and their movies

Mary Stuart Masterson
Mary Stuart Masterson

Born on June 28, 1966

  • Age: 55
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 15

Mary Stuart Masterson Memorabilia

Some Kind of Wonderful

Some Kind of Wonderful

Directed by: Howard Deutch

Starring: Eric Stoltz, Mary Stuart Masterson, Lea Thompson, Craig Sheffer

Country: United States of America

Fried Green Tomatoes

Fried Green Tomatoes

Directed by: Jon Avnet

Starring: Kathy Bates, Jessica Tandy, Mary Stuart Masterson, Mary-Louise Parker

Country: United States of America

Benny & Joon

Benny & Joon

Directed by: Jeremiah S. Chechik

Starring: Johnny Depp, Mary Stuart Masterson, Aidan Quinn, Julianne Moore

Country: United States of America

At Close Range

At Close Range

Directed by: James Foley

Starring: Sean Penn, Christopher Walken, Mary Stuart Masterson, Chris Penn

Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio
Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Born on November 17, 1958

  • Age: 62
  • Birth sign: Scorpio
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 12

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Scarface

Scarface

Directed by: Brian De Palma

Starring: Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio

Country: United States of America

The Color of Money

The Color of Money

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Starring: Paul Newman, Tom Cruise, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Helen Shaver

Country: United States of America

The Abyss

The Abyss

Directed by: James Cameron

Starring: Ed Harris, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Michael Biehn, Leo Burmester

Country: United States of America

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves

Directed by: Kevin Reynolds

Starring: Kevin Costner, Morgan Freeman, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Christian Slater

Country: United States of America

Mary Tyler Moore
Mary Tyler Moore

Born on December 29, 1936

  • Age: 84
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 10

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Thoroughly Modern Millie

Thoroughly Modern Millie

Directed by: George Roy Hill

Starring: Julie Andrews, James Fox, Mary Tyler Moore, Carol Channing

Country: United States of America

Ordinary People

Ordinary People

Directed by: Robert Redford

Starring: Donald Sutherland, Mary Tyler Moore, Judd Hirsch, Timothy Hutton

Country: United States of America

Just Between Friends

Just Between Friends

Directed by: Allan Burns

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Ted Danson, Christine Lahti, Julie Payne

How the Toys Saved Christmas

How the Toys Saved Christmas

Directed by: Enzo D'Alò

Starring: Mary Tyler Moore, Tony Randall, Neil Shee, Walter Massey

Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Mary Elizabeth Winstead

Born on November 28, 1984

  • Age: 36
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of movies: 9

Mary Elizabeth Winstead Memorabilia

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Scott Pilgrim vs. the World

Directed by: Edgar Wright

Starring: Michael Cera, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Kieran Culkin, Alison Pill

Country: United States of America

Final Destination 3

Final Destination 3

Directed by: James Wong

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Ryan Merriman, Kris Lemche, Alexz Johnson

Black Christmas

Black Christmas

Directed by: Glen Morgan

Starring: Michelle Trachtenberg, Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Lacey Chabert, Katie Cassidy

Make It Happen

Make It Happen

Directed by: Darren Grant

Starring: Mary Elizabeth Winstead, Tessa Thompson, Riley Smith, John Reardon

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Famous directors named Mary and their movies

Mary McGuckian
Mary McGuckian
  • No. of movies: 7
Best

Best

Directed by: Mary McGuckian

Starring: John Lynch, Ian Bannen, Jerome Flynn, Ian Hart

The Man on the Train

The Man on the Train

Directed by: Mary McGuckian

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Directed by: Mary McGuckian

Mary Agnes Donoghue
Mary Agnes Donoghue
  • No. of movies: 4

Jenny's Wedding

Directed by: Mary Agnes Donoghue

Starring: Katherine Heigl, Tom Wilkinson, Linda Emond, Grace Gummer

Paradise

Paradise

Directed by: Mary Agnes Donoghue

Jenny's Wedding

Jenny's Wedding

Directed by: Mary Agnes Donoghue

Paradise

Paradise

Directed by: Mary Agnes Donoghue

Starring: Melanie Griffith, Don Johnson, Elijah Wood, Thora Birch

Mary Ratliff
Mary Ratliff
  • No. of movies: 2
Good Game

Good Game

Directed by: Mary Ratliff

Good Game

Good Game

Directed by: Mary Ratliff

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Famous writers named Mary and their books

Mary Higgins Clark
Mary Higgins Clark

Born on December 24, 1927

  • Age: 93
  • Birth sign: Capricorn
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 51

Mary Higgins Clark Memorabilia

The Lottery Winner

The Lottery Winner

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Continuing the story that began with Weep No More, My Lady, five short tales, including ""Plumbing for Willy"" and ""Death on the Cape,"" follow the adventures of a former cleaning woman and her occasionally befuddled mate.

I'll Be Seeing You

I'll Be Seeing You

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From the “Queen of Suspense” Mary Higgins Clark, a gripping and twisting mystery featuring a television news reporter who finds herself drawn into a terrifying web of treachery, where nothing is as it seems and the truth may be too …

Remember Me

Remember Me

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A killer turns a young family's dream holiday into an unfathomable nightmare....Menley Nichols and her husband, Adam, a criminal attorney, rent a house on Cape Cod, in the hope of restoring their faltering marriage.

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

Let Me Call You Sweetheart

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In this mass market reissue from America’s Queen of Suspense, an investigation into the connection between a long-ago murder and a plastic surgeon’s obsession with a perfect face catapults prosecutor Kerry McGrath into the strange and ominous territory of those …

Mary McCarthy
Mary McCarthy

Born on June 21, 1912

  • Age:
  • Birth sign: Cancer
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 6
Birds Of America

Birds Of America

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A poignant and evocative novel of self-discovery that follows a young man in America and abroad, on a journey into adulthood during the turbulent 1960sIt is 1964, and Peter Levi, a

The Groves Of Academe

The Groves Of Academe

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Henry Mulcahy, a literature instructor at progressive Jocelyn College, is informed that his appointment will not be continued. Convinced he is disliked by the president of Jocelyn because of his abilities

A Charmed Life

A Charmed Life

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The life of a writer is flipped upside down when she reconnects with her roots—and her remarried ex-husband—in this witty autobiographical novel by bestselling author Mary McCarthyFormer actress and budding playwright

The Group

The Group

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Written with a trenchant, sardonic edge, The Group is a dazzlingly outspoken novel and a captivating look at the social history of America between two world wars.

Mary Carey
Mary Carey

Born on June 15, 1980

  • Age: 41
  • Birth sign: Gemini
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3
The Gremlins Storybook

The Gremlins Storybook

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When Billy forgets to follow specific instructions for care of his strange new pet, Gizmo, beastly gremlins pop up to wreak havoc on the town.

Mary Gordon
Mary Gordon

Born on December 08, 1949

  • Age: 71
  • Birth sign: Sagittarius
  • Birth chart: astro chart
  • No. of books: 3

Mary Gordon Memorabilia

Men And Angels

Men And Angels

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With her husband abroad, an art historian employs a devout but difficult nanny, unsettling her domestic life as well as her view of motherhood—and of herselfWhen Anne Foster’s husband accepts a

Final Payments

Final Payments

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When Isabel Moore's father dies, she finds herself, at the age of thirty, suddenly freed from eleven years of uninterrupted care for a helpless man.

The Company Of Women

The Company Of Women

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"A superb, stunningly written novel." The Philadelphia InquirerRaised by five intensely religious women and a charismatic, controversial priest, sheltered from the secular world, Felicitas Maria Taylor is intelligent, charming, and desperate

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Frequently Asked Questions

Is Mary a popular name?

Over the years Mary was most popular in 1934. According to the latest US census information Mary ranks #1st while according to famousnames.vip Mary ranks #2nd.

How popular is the name Mary?

According to the US census in 2018, 2327 girls were born named Mary, making Mary the #126th name more popular among girl names. In 1934 Mary had the highest rank with 57231 girls born that year with this name.

How common is the name Mary?

Mary is #126th in the ranking of most common names in the United States according to he US Census.

When was the name Mary more popular ?

The name Mary was more popular in 1934 with 57231 born in that year.

When was the last time a baby was named Mary

The last time a baby was named Mary was in 2018, based on US Census data.

How many people born in 2018 are named Mary?

In 2018 there were 2327 baby girls named Mary.

Who is a famous person named Mary?

There a several famous people named Mary, for example actor Mary Tyler Moore, musician Mary Hopkin, director Mary Cybulski.

Who is a famous actor/actress named Mary?

A famous actor/actress named Mary is Mary Tyler Moore, starring in 10 movies, including Mary Tyler Moore and Ordinary People.

Who is a famous director named Mary?

A famous director named Mary is Mary McGuckian, who directed 7 movies, including The Bridge Of San Luis Rey (2005) and Inconceivable.

Who is a famous singer named Mary?

A famous singer named Mary is Mary Hopkin, with over 6 songs, including Goodbye and Post Card.

How many famous actors/actresses are named Mary?

There are 242 actors named Mary including Mary Tyler Moore and Mary Elizabeth Winstead who appeared in movies such as Mary Tyler Moore and All About Nina.

How many famous directors are named Mary?

There are 6 directors named Mary including Mary McGuckian and Mary Ratliff who directed movies such as The Man on the Train and Good Game.

How many famous writers are named Mary?

There are 27 writers named Mary including Mary Higgins Clark and Mary McCarthy who wrote books such as Loves Music, Loves To Dance and Birds Of America.

How many famous singers are named Mary?

There are 2 singers named Mary including Mary Hopkin and Mary Wells who wrote songs such as Goodbye and Ain't It The Truth.