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What does Marquise mean?

Marquise Pronunciation of Marquise [mar-quise] as a girls' name (also used more widely as boys' name Marquise) is pronounced mar-KEES. It is of French origin. The feminine equivalent of the French title "Marquis". Marquesa is a rank name in the Spanish nobility, and place name of a group of islands in the South Pacific.


Marquise has 9 variants: Marchesa, Marchessa, Markaisa, Markessa, Marquesa, Marquessa, Marqui, Marquisa and Marquisha.

Related girl name: Markeisha.

Creative forms:
(female) Marquiset, Marsquise, ..

(male) Marquile, Marquimer, ..

Middle name pairings:
Marquise Caydence (M.C.), ..

How popular is Marquise?

Marquise is a rare given name for women. Marquise is a rare last name too for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related girl names. Marquisha and Markeisha are the popular varying forms of Marquise (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000. These forms of Marquise reached the height of their popularity in 1992 (median #1584). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markeisha, Marquisha in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marquise and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Carlise, Jacquie, Jacquine, Joquise, Maraline, Marcie, Marcile, Marcine, Mareisa, Margie, Margies (see Margaret), Margisia (see Margaret), Margize, Marguita, Margurite, Marice, Marie, Marike, Marilis, Marilisa, Marine, Mariquita, Maris, Marisa, Marise, Mariske, Marisse, Marjie, Markie, Markisha, Marlie, Marline, Marlis, Marlisa, Marlise, Marliss, Marlyse, Marnie, Marqueta, Marquita, Marris, Marthine, Martie, Martine, Maryse, Maurise and Shaquise (see Sha-). These names tend to be more frequently used than Marquise.

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