Meaning and Name Origin
Marc▼ has 1 variant: Mark.
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 (#19058 out of 88799, Top 21%). (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. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Marc and associated names. Prominent alternative forms of Marc (#636 a year ago) appearing in the Top 1000 are Marcus (#158 a year ago), Mark (#189), Mario (#270), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Markus (#737), Marques and Markell. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 1995 and has become much less since, 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), with Marcus enjoying a resurgence in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)