Girl name origins & meanings
- French : Little; bitter
- French : Bitter; star of the sea
Girl name variations
Boy name origins & meanings
- Hebrew : Bitter; king-ruler
Family name origins & meanings
- French and English : from a pet form of Marie 1.
- Benjamin Marion, a Huguenot and a native of Poitou, France, came to SC in about 1690. His descendants established themselves in St. John’s Parish, Berkeley Co., SC, and in 1773 they acquired Pond Bluff on the Santee River.