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What does Markel mean?

Markel Pronunciation of Markel [markel] as a boys' name is a German name. Markel is a version of Markell (German): variation of Mark.


1 alternative form via Markell: Marx.

Creative forms:
(male) Mankel, Matkel, ..

(female) Marcol, Marmal, ..

Middle name pairings:
Markel Marcus (M.M.), ..

How popular is Markel?

Markel is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#7606 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Markel was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #832 in the U.S. in 1995, and is currently at #1508. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markel name in U.S.

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

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Markell (#1766 the previous year) is the only other popular alternative form of Markel (#1508 the previous year). Adoption of these relations of Markel was widespread 20 years ago (adoption of 0.02%) and is somewhat less today (adoption 0.01%, 42%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markel, Markell in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Markel and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Markel is pronounced similarly to Marquel. Other recommended names are Barker, Bartel, Carel, Carmel, Carvel, Darcel, Darel, Dariel, Darnel, Darrel, Farrel, Harel, Harken, Harrel, Haskel, Jarel, Jarrel, Karel, Karmel, Karrel, Mackey, Malkiel, Mandel, Manoel, Mansel, Manuel, Manvel, Marcel, Marcelin, Marcell, Marcello, Marcelo, Marcely, Mardel, Marden, Marek, Mareo, Mark, Markese, Markess, Markey, Marko, Markos, Markov, Markus, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marmer, Marshal, Marshell, Martel, Martell, Marten, Marve, Marvel, Marvell, Marven, Marzell, Merrel, Mikel, Mikkel, Moriel, Morrel, Muriel, Mykel, Parke, Parken, Parker, Parkes, Parnel and Torkel. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markel.