Last name origins & meanings:
- Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Mearáin
‘descendant of Mearán’, a personal name from a diminutive of
mear ‘lively’. This is a Monaghan name. Compare Merry.
- Spanish (Marrón): derivative of French
marron ‘chestnut’, which now means ‘brown’.
- French: diminutive of Marre, a nickname from Old French
marre ‘ram’ (Occitan Marro).
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