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What does Markey mean?

Markey Pronunciation of Markey [markey] as a name for boys is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Markey is "dedicated to Mars". Markey is a version of Mark (Latin): anglicized form of Marcus.

Associated with: dedicated (faithful).


Markey has 2 variants: Marco and Marko.

13 more relations via Mark: Marc, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markos, Markov, Markus, Marq, Marque and Marques.

Creative forms:
(male) Makey, Murkey, ..

(female) Marca, Marmay, ..

Middle name pairings:
Markey Ander (M.A.), ..

How popular is Markey?

Markey is an unusual given name for men but a very prominent surname for all people (#6055 out of 150436, Top 4%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Marc (#673 the previous year), Marco (#320), Marcos (#406), Marcus (#168), Marek (#1489), Mario (#284), Marius, Mark (#196), Markell (#1766), Marko (#1601), Markus (#865) and Marques are the prominent alternative forms of Markey (not ranked) rated in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marq, are uncommon. Adoption of these relations of Markey reached its peak during the years 1960-1969 (average #1002) and is now much lower (#980, down 83%), with versions such as Marc becoming less in vogue. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mario, Marius, Mark, Markell, Marko in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markus, Marques in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Markey is alike in pronunciation to Marqui and Mirko. Other recommended names are Barkley, Barrey, Carey, Carney, Carrey, Darbey, Darcey, Darsey, Earley, Farley, Garey, Garvey, Hardey, Harken, Harley, Harvey, Jarvey, Karney, Larrey, Mabrey, Macey, Mackey, Manley, Marceau, Marcel, Marcely, March, Marcio, Mardel, Marden, Mareo, Marik, Markel, Markese, Markess, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marly, Marmer, Mars, Marsh, Martel, Marten, Marty, Marve, Marven, Marx, Marzo, Massey, Matvey, Maurycy, Maxey, Merce, Mersey, Mickey, Mikey, Mircea, Mirek, Morey, Morley, Morrey, Morse, Murfey (see Murphy), Murrey, Packey, Parke, Parken, Parker, Parkes, Parrey, Warley and Yarley. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markey.

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