What does Markos mean?
Markos /mar-kos/ [2 sylls.] as a boys' name. Markos' name origin is Latin, and the meaning of the name Markos is "dedicated to Mars". Markos is an alternate spelling, with the suffix -kos, of Marco (Latin): Italian and Portuguese form of Marcus. Markos is also a form of Mark (Latin).
How popular is Markos?
Markos is an unusual given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#24892 out of 150436, Top 17%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Shown below is an analysis of the popularity of Markos and associated names. Marcus (#158 last year), Mark (#189), Mario (#270), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Marc (#636), Markus (#737), Marques and Markell are the popular related forms of Markos (not ranked) appearing in the Top 1000. Forms like Markey are uncommon. These boy names reached the apex of their popularity in the year 1995 (usage of 0.664%) and are now much less popular (usage 0.4776%, ▼28.1%), with the forms Marc and Marques becoming less trendy. The most fashionable boy names in this compilation are Marcus (#158), Marco (#308), Mario (#270), Markus (#737) and Marcos (#404), and there is a revival in birth name usage for Marcus. (2014 Birth Statistics)