English, combination of Mary and Jane
"drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + god is gracious"

Maryjane Origin and Meaning

The name Maryjane is a girl's name meaning "drop of the sea, bitter, or beloved + god is gracious".
Mary was such a common name for so long that it sprouted a whole family of chimeric name splices: Maryann, Marybeth, Mary-Lousie, ad infinitum. Spiderman's Mary Jane Watson and the common nickname for marijuana have helped keep this one especially familiar to the American ear.

The meaning of Mary is uncertain, but theories include "drop of the sea" (from Hebrew roots mar "drop" and yam "sea"); "bitter" (from Hebrew marah "bitterness"); and "beloved" (from the Egyptian root mr).

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Famous People Named Maryjane

  • Mary Jane CroftAmerican actress
  • Mary Jane HolmesAmerican novelist
  • Mary Jane RathbunAmerican zoologist
  • Mary Jane Elizabeth ClarkAmerican novelist
  • MaryJane ButtersAmerican author and farming guru
  • Mary Jane WestEberhard, American theoretical biologist
  • Mary Jane LamondCanadian Celtic folk singer
  • Mary Jane OsbornAmerican biochemist
  • Mary Jane PhillipsMatz, American biographer

Maryjane in Pop Culture

  • Mary Jane Watsonlove interest of Spider,Man
  • Mary Janeslang for marijuana
  • Mary Janestype of women's shoe
  • Mary Jane GirlsAmerican R&B girl group
  • "Mary Jane's Last Dance" song by Tom Petty
  • "Maryjane" 1968 film