What does Marek mean?
Marek /ma-rek/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name is pronounced MAR-ik. It is of Czechoslovakian and Polish origin. Variant of Mark.
Marek has 1 variant: Marik.more]
How popular is Marek?
Marek is an uncommonly occurring given name for men but a very prominent last name for both adults and children (#4368 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Popular related forms of Marek (not ranked) 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 1995 (usage of 0.664%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.4776%, ▼28.1%), 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. Displayed below is an analysis of the popularity of Marek and affiliated names. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
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.