Colors Related to this Name: Green

Qualities Related to this Name: Philosophical, Spiritual

Popularity: This is a very popular name in the US. Ranking #184 in 2013 and #189 in 2014.

Famous People

Mark Wahlberg (Movie Actor), Mark Ruffalo (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Mark Hamill (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Mark Harmon (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Mark Twain (Writer), Mark Duplass (Movie Actor,TV Actor), Mark Salling (TV Actor), Mark Webber (Movie Actor,TV Actor)


In English

Origin: From the Latin praenomen Marcus, derived from Mars, the Roman god of war, originally Mavors, from *Māwort-.


-Mark the Evangelist, also called John Mark, the first patriarch of Alexandria, credited with the authorship of the Gospel of Mark.

-(biblical) The Gospel of St. Mark, a book of the New Testament of the Bible. Traditionally the second of the four gospels.

-(galaxy) (abbreviation of Markarian)

-( male name -comes from the Latin language-).

In German


-A usually fortified area along the border; marches.



-(numismatics) mark

-( male name), a German variant of Markus, or borrowed from English.

-( male name), short form of compound names beginning with the Germanic element ''mark'' "area along the border", such as Markolf and Markward.

In Dutch


-( male name), related to English Mark.

In Danish


-( male name) borrowed from English, or short for Markvard.

In Estonian


-( male name), a short form of (Markus).