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What does Marko mean?

Marko Pronunciation of Marko as a name for boys is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Marko is "dedicated to Mars". Marko is a Slavic form of Mark (Latin): anglicized form of Marcus.


ASSOCIATED WITH dedicated (faithful)


VARIANTS Markey, Marco

OTHER FORMS VIA MARK Marc, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markos, Markov, Markus, Marq, Marque

(male) Marmo, ..

(female) Marma, ..

Marko Gaige (M.G.), ..

How popular is Marko?

Marko is an unusual first name for men but a very prominent surname for both adults and children (#11026 out of 150436, Top 7%). (2000 U.S. CENSUS)

Marko entered the list in 1890-1899 and reached its peak rank of #1218 in the U.S. in 2006, and is presently at #1671. (2016 BIRTH STATISTICS)

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

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

Which version is better?

Prominent variation forms of Marko (#1671 VIA LATEST LIST) ranked in the Top 2000 are Marcus (#183), Mark (#195), Mario (#305), Marco (#327), Marcos (#431), Marc (#689), Markus (#861), Markell (#1543), Marek (#1550) and Marius. Adoption of these relations of Marko was widespread 56 years ago (MEDIAN #911) and is now much diminished (#886, 83.7%). Mark is more familiar than the rest, though Marcus is now higher in the list, while forms such as Marc are now less common.

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

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

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

Similar Names

Marko is pronounced similarly to Marqui and Mirko. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Danko, Darko, Hako, Jacko, Janko, Lacko, Maceo, Mack, Maik, Maks, Malki, Mano, Manzo, Mar, Mar-, March, Marcio, Mardon, Mareo, Marik, Marimo, Marino, Marion, Markel, Marloe, Marlon, Marlow, Marly, Maro, Marom, Marr, Mars, Marsh, Mart, Marti, Marton, Marty, Marve, Marx, Marzo, Mateo, Maureo, Maurio, Mauro, Mayo, Miko, Morio, Murdo and Vanko. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marko.

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