- A female given name.
- c. 1597, William Shakespeare, “The First Part of Henry the Fourth, […]”, in Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, & Tragedies: Published According to the True Originall Copies (First Folio), London: Printed by Isaac Iaggard, and Ed[ward] Blount, published 1623, OCLC 606515358 ↗, (please specify the act number in uppercase Roman numerals):: Act III, Scene III:
- There's no more faith in thee than in a steward prune, nor no more truth in thee than in a drawn fox; and for womanhood, Maid Marian may be the deputy's wife of the ward to thee.
- (Christianity) Of or relating to the Virgin Mary.
- a Marian apparition
- Marian devotions
- Of or relating to Mary, Queen of Scots.
Marian (plural Marians)
- (historical) One of the Scots who remained loyal to Mary, Queen of Scots in the disputes following her deposition.
- Of or relating to Gaius Marius, Ancient Roman general and statesman.
- Marian reform
- Of or relating to the Mari people.
- the famous Marian diviner, Asqudum