from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- A city of central Ohio north of Columbus. The home and burial place of President Warren G. Harding, it is a manufacturing center. Population: 36,100.
- Marion, Frances 1887-1973. American screenwriter who won an Academy Award for The Big House (1930) and The Champ (1932). She was the highest-paid screenwriter in Hollywood from 1916 through the mid-1930s.
- Marion, Francis Called "the Swamp Fox.” 1732?-1795. American Revolutionary soldier known for his guerrilla tactics against the British in South Carolina.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- proper n. A female given name.
- proper n. A matronymic surname.
- proper n. A male given name, transferred from the surname, or by folk etymology seen as a masculine form of Mary.
From Old French Marion, a diminutive of Marie used in England since the Middle Ages. (Wiktionary)