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pinWhat does March mean?

March /march/ as a boys' name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of March is "borderland, frontier".

In Italy, "le marche" was a territory between two ancient kingdoms. In England, the Marches of western England border Wales. "March" as in "walk" derives from a slightly different root. The name may also be used to signify the month of birth. Actor Frederic March.


March has 2 variants: Marcio and Marzo.

Related boy name: Marcus.

March has 1 feminine form: Marcella.

Kreatif forms: Marchde, Marchmi, Mimarch. [more]

pinHow popular is March?

March is an unusual first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#3135 out of 150436, Top 2%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Marcus (#158 last year) is the only prominent alternative form of March (outside Top 1000). This relation of March reached the apex of its popularity during 1980-1989 (#68) and is now significantly less common (#158, 9.7%). Below is a graphed comparison of the usage of the boy name March and corresponding names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marcus in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marcus outside U.S.

pinSimilar Names

March is alike in pronunciation to Marsh. Other recommended similar baby names are Larch, Marc, Marceau, Marco, Marek, Marik, Marius, Mark, Markey, Marko, Marq, Marque, Marqui, Mars, Marx, Maurice, Maurus, Maurycy, Merce, Mircea, Mirek, Mirko, Morice, Moricz, Moris, Moriz, Morse and Myrick. These names tend to be more frequently used than March.