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Markiss

What does Markiss mean?

Markiss Pronunciation of Markiss [markiss] as a name for boys has its root in Old French, and the name Markiss means "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Markiss is a version of Marquis (Old French).

Associated with: nobleman.

Variations

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

Creative forms:
(male) Mackiss, Makiss, ..

(female)

Middle name pairings:
Markiss Santos (M.S.), ..

How popular is Markiss?

Markiss is a rare given name for men. Markiss is an equivalently rare last name too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Popular alternative forms of Markiss (not ranked) are Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis (#929 from current records) and Marquise (#1300). Other variants, like Marquiz, are seldom used. These forms of Markiss reached the top of their popularity 20 years ago (adoption of 0.1%) and are now significantly less widespread, with versions like Marquise becoming less stylish. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Markiss is alike in pronunciation to Marcas, Marcos, Marcus, Markos, Markus and Marquus. Other recommended names are Arliss, Boriss, Burgiss (see Burgess), Caddiss, Chriss, Corliss, Curtiss, Damarkiss (see Demarcus), Dariess (see Darius), Daviss, Ferriss, Harriss, Kriss, Kurtiss (see Kurtis), Landiss (see Lander), Mackie, Maks, Malki, Malkiel, Malkior, Malkiya (see Malki), Marcio, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Marinos, Marinus, Mario, Marion, Marius, Mark, Markaine, Markeith, Markel, Markell, Markey, Markham, Marko, Markov, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marmion, Mars, Marsh, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Martinos, Martinus, Marvin, Marwin, Mathias, Matias, Mattias, Maurids, Maurise, Maurits, Moris, Morris, Morriss, Parkins, Parriss and Purviss. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markiss.

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