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Meaning and Name Origin

Marek \m(a)-rek\ as a boys' name is pronounced MAR-ik. It is of Czechoslovakian and Polish origin. Variant of Mark.


Marek has 1 variant: Marik.

Marek has 16 more related forms via Mark: Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markos, Markov, Markus, Marq, Marque, Marques and Marquus.


Marek is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#6801 out of 88799, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of the boy name Marek and affiliated names. Popular related forms of Marek (#unlisted) appearing in the Top 1000 are Marcus (#158 a year ago), Mark (#189), Mario (#270), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Marc (#636), Markus (#737), Marques and Markell. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 1995 and has become much lower since, with the versions Marc and Marques becoming less stylish. The trendier birth names in this list are Marcus (#158), Marco (#308), Mario (#270), Markus (#737) and Marcos (#404), with Marcus enjoying a rekindling in popularity. (2014 Birth Statistics)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Mario, Mark, Markell, Markus, Marques in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marc, Marcus, Mark, Markus outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marek is alike in pronunciation to Mirek. Other suggested similar baby names are Barek, Darek, Garek, Jarek, Malek, March, Mareo, Mars, Marsh, Marx, Marzo, Tarek and Zarek. Like Marek, these names are not commonly used.