What 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.
Related boy name: Marcus.
March has 1 feminine form: Marcella.Creative forms:
(male) Mirch, Morrch, ..
(female) Marma, Marmy, .. Middle name pairings:
March Crosby (M.C.), ..
How 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)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Marcus (#168 last year) is the only prominent alternative form of March (outside Top 2000). This relation of March reached the apex of its popularity in the 1980s (#64) and is now significantly less common (#168, ▼54.3%). (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
March is alike in pronunciation to Marsh. Other recommended names are Arch▼, Baruch, Birch, Burch, Darach, Larch, Mac, Mace, Mack▼, Macy, Mar, Mar-, Marc▼, Marcas, Marcel▲, Marco, Marcos, Marek, Mareo, Marik, Mario, Mark▼, Marko, Marly, Maro, Marom, Marq, Marr, Mars, Mart, Marti, Marty▼, Marve, Marx, Merce, Mitch▼, Mytch and Zach. These names tend to be more frequently used than March.See names in meaning and etymology.