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March meaning and name origin

March \m(a)-rch, mar-ch\ as a boy's 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 variant forms: Marcio and Marzo.

For more information, see also the related name Marcus.

March is also pronounced similarly to Marsh. Other suggested similar baby names are Larch, Marc, Marco, Marek, Marik, Mark, Marko, Marq, Mars, Marx and Merce.

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Popularity of March

March is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#2938 out of 88799) (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby names popularity of March name for boys (2012 statistics). Compare March with its variant forms and related boy baby names.

Top 1000 ranking of March name in U.S.

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