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What does Markise mean?

Markise Pronunciation of Markise [markise] as a name for boys is of Old French origin, and the name Markise means "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Markise is a variant form of Marquis (Old French).

Associated with: nobleman.


Markise has 13 variants: Markeece, Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markiss, Markize, Markwees, Markwess, Marques, Marquess, Marquez, Marquise and Marquiz.

Creative forms:
(male) Makise, Mankise, ..

(female) Markiko, Markine, ..

Middle name pairings:
Markise Eddie (M.E.), ..

How popular is Markise?

Markise is a rare given name for men. Markise is a unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent varying forms of Markise (outside Top 2000) rated in the Top 2000 are Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis (#929 from recent data) and Marquise (#1300). Usage of these relations of Markise was well-received 2 decades ago (usage of 0.11%) and is now much lower (usage 0.02%, 82.1% less). (2015 U.S. SSA Records)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis, Marquise in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Markise is pronounced similarly to Marcas, Marcos, Marcus, Markos and Markus. Other suggested similar names are Macaire, Mackie, Maguire, Maks, Malakie, Malki, Malkiel, Malkior, Malkiya (see Malki), Mannie, Manvile (see Manville), Marcio, Marik, Marimo, Mariner, Marino, Mario, Marion, Marius, Mark, Markaine, Markeith, Markel, Markell, Markey, Markham, Marko, Markov, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marloe, Marlowe, Marmion, Marque, Marriner, Mars, Marsh, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Marve, Marvin, Marwin, Massie, Mattie, Maurice, Maurie, Maurise, Maxie, Maxime, Moise, Morice, Moris, Morrice, Morrie, Morris, Morriss, Morse, Murfie (see Murphy) and Narcisse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markise.

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