MarySue Name Meaning & Origin
Origin of the name Mary:
Anglicized form of Maria, which is derived from the Hebrew Miryām (sea of bitterness, sea of sorrow). There is much debate over the meaning of the name, however. While "sea of bitterness or sorrow" seems to be the most probable, some sources give the alternative definitions of "rebellion," "wished-for child," and "mistress or lady of the sea." The name, borne in the Bible by the virgin mother of Jesus, has become one of the most enduringly popular names in the Christian world.
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This is a name which blends the names Mary & Sue, the name has come to be a literary criticsm of overly perfect female characters.
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Lietenant Mary Sue, a character in "A Trekkie's Tale" created by Paula Smith in 1973, from which the term was coined.
Mary-Sue Pleasant, a character in The Sims series of games.