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What does Markize mean?

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

Associated with: nobleman.


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

Creative forms:
(male) Marize, Marksey, ..


Middle name pairings:
Markize Sonny (M.S.), ..

How popular is Markize?

Markize is an uncommonly occurring given name for males. Markize is also an uncommon surname for all people. (2000 U.S. Census)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis (#929 the previous year) and Marquise (#1300) are the prominent varying forms of Markize (not ranked). Other variants, like Markiss, are seldom used. These relations of Markize were favored by parents 20 years ago (usage of 0.1%) and are now significantly less conventional, with versions like Marquise becoming less trendy. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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

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

Similar Names

Markize is alike in pronunciation to Markos and Markus. Other recommended names are Macaire, Mackie, Maguire, 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, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Marve, Marvin, Marwin, Marzo, Massie, Mattie, Maurice, Maurie, Maurise, Maxie, Maxime, Morice, Moriz, Morrice, Morrie and Murfie (see Murphy). These names tend to be more commonly used than Markize.

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