What does Marc mean?
Marc /marc/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is pronounced mark. It is of French origin. Variant of Mark.
Marc▼ has 1 variant: Mark.more]
How popular is Marc?
Marc is a very popular first name for males (#201 out of 1220, Top 16%) and also a very popular surname for both adults and children (#22427 out of 150436, Top 15%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the birth name popularity of Marc for boys. Marc was first listed in 1930-1939 and reached its peak position of #89 in the U.S. during 1970-1979, and is currently at #636. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of the boy name Marc and associated names. Marcus (#158 a year ago), Mark (#189), Mario (#270), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Markus (#737), Marques and Markell are the prominent alternative forms of Marc (#636 a year ago). Forms like Markov are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in 1995 (usage of 0.664%) and has become much less since (usage 0.4776%, down 28.1%), with the versions Marc and Marques becoming less fashionable. The most trendy birth names among these are Marcus (#158), Marco (#308), Mario (#270), Markus (#737) and Marcos (#404), and there is a resurgence in baby name popularity for Marcus. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)