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What does Markell mean?

Markell Pronunciation of Markell [markell] as a boys' name is pronounced mar-KEL. It is of German origin. Variant of Mark.


Markell has 2 variants: Markel and Marx.

6 more alternative forms via Mark: Marek, Markey, Marko, Markos, Markov and Markus.

Creative forms:
(male) Mankell, Monkell, ..

(female) Marmel, ..

Middle name pairings:
Markell Khyree (M.K.), ..

How popular is Markell?

Markell is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#24513 out of 150436, Top 16%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Markell was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its top rank of #833 in the U.S. in 1994, and is currently at #1766. (2015 Birth Statistics)

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

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

Which version is better?

with its variant forms and related boy names. Prominent alternative forms of Markell (#1766 in recent rankings) ranked in the Top 2000 are Marek (#1489 in recent rankings), Mark (#196), Markel (#1508), Marko (#1601) and Markus (#865). These relations of Markell reached the peak of their popularity in the 1960s (usage of 2.3%) and have become much less conventional since (usage 0.14%, down 93.8%), with the form Mark becoming less in vogue.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markell, Marek, Mark, Markel, Marko, Markus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Markell is pronounced similarly to Marquel. Other suggested similar names are Cardell, Carnell, Carvell, Darcell, Dariell, Darnell, Darrell, Darvell, Farnell, Farrell, Gardell, Harrell, Harwell, Haskell, Jarell, Jarrell, Jarvell, Larell, Larnell, Mandell, Mansell, Marcel, Marcelin, Marcell, Marcellin, Marcello, Marcellus, Marcelo, Marcely, Marchall, Mardel, Markese, Markess, Marshal, Marshall, Marshell, Martel, Martell, Marvel, Marvell, Marzell, Maurell, Maxwell, Merrell, Mikell, Morell, Morrell, Mykell, Parnell and Wardell. These names tend to be more frequently used than Markell.