Maryland was named to honor King Charles' wife Queen Henrietta Maria (Queen Mary).
many historians believe Maryland was named after Mary, the mother of Jesus
Several American states are named after famous women. Virginia is named after Queen Elizabeth I (the Virgin Queen). Maryland is named after Mary, Queen of Scots, and North and South Carolina are named after Queen Caroline.
It is right there in the title Virgin Mary and yet she had a baby named Jesus.
Maryland was named in honour of Henrietta Maria; Mary being a shortened form of Maria - Mary's Land.
The state of Maryland was named to honor queen Henrietta Maria, the wife of England's King Charles I. Some say the state was named after the Virgin Mary. Both versions may be correct.
It is not named for the Virgin Mary. It is the name of a town in Portugal. The name is Arabic for "the shining one" and Fatima was the favorite daughter of Mohammad.
Maryland was named after the wife of King Charles I of England, Queen Henrietta Maria (Queen Mary). Virginia and West Virginia was named after the "Virgin Queen," Elizabeth I.
Named after the virgin Mary
She was named after the sister of Moses.
Santa Maria is Spanish for Saint Mary.
Probably the Blessed Virgin Mary.
The state of Maryland is officially named after French queen, Henrietta Maria. However, many people believe that it is named after Mary, who was the mother of Jesus.
It was named after the Catholic Queen Mary.
Because it was very common to name Christian children after Saints, and the Virgin Mary is the Queen of all Saints.
Unlike Maryland which was named in honor of Henrietta Maria, Queen Consort of Charles many locations are named after Mary the mother of the Christians' Jesus. These usually contain the words St. Mary, Santa Maria, Ste. Marie depending on the nationality of the founders. They include cities, lakes and rivers and other features.
Most of the places that are named for Mary are places that where she is said to have appeared at. Example: Fatima, Lourdes, etc.
They were named after the Virgin Mary
Well it was named after Queen Mary
No, Virgin Mary is not single.
No, Mohammad is not in the lineage of the Virgin Mary. The Virgin Mary is a descendent of King David.
Virginia was named after Queen Elizabeth I. She was known as "The Virgin Queen." Maryland was named after Queen Henrietta Maria of England.
virgin mary is called virgin mary because she was the only woman on earth who was a virgin even after she gave birth to jesus Christ
Virgin Mary, Mary or Mary mother of Jesus