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.


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).