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What does Markos mean?

Markos [mar-kos] 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 Slavic form of Mark (Latin).

Associated with: dedicated (faithful).


Markos has 5 variants: Marcas, Marcos, Markus, Marques and Marquus.

Markos has 10 more relations via Marco, Marcus, Mark: Marc, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markov, Marq and Marque.

Kreatif forms:
(male) Magkos, Murkos, ..

(female) Markosie, Markossha, ..

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. Demographics)


Ranking and usage % can show different trends depending on the distribution of names that year.

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), Marek (#1494), Markell (#1508), Marko (#1615), Marques (#1904) and Marius are the popular related forms of Markos (not ranked) appearing in the Top 2000. Other forms, like Marq, are uncommon. These relations of Markos reached the apex of their popularity during the years 1960-1969 (average #1002) and are now much less popular (#935, 81.8%), with forms like Mark becoming somewhat dated. Mark is the clear favorite, though Marcus is now the preferred form. (2014 U.S. SSA Records)

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

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

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markus, Marques in U.S.

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

Similar Names


Markos is alike in pronunciation to Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Markwees and Markwess. Other recommended names are Argos, Cadmos (see Cadmus), Carlos, Darko, Karlos, Mabon, Macon, Maddox, Magnes, Maimon, Major, Maks, Malcom, Maldon, Malki, Malkolm, Mano, Manton, Manzo, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Mareo, Marimo, Marinos, Marion, Markel, Marlan, Marlin, Marloe, Marlon, Marlond, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marlow, Marmion, Marmyon (see Marmion), Maro, Marom, Marquis, Marr, Mars, Marten, Marti, Martie, Martin, Marton, Marty, Marve, Marvyn, Marwood, Marzo, Masos, Mats, Maurids, Merton, Miko, Mirko, Miron, Morio, Moris, Morris, Morton, Myron, Nikos, Pablos, Parkes, Parks and Santos. These names tend to be more commonly used than Markos.