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What does Markov mean?

Markov Pronunciation of Markov [markov] as a boys' name is of Latin derivation, and the meaning of the name Markov is "dedicated to Mars". Markov is an alternate form of Mark (Latin): anglicized variant of Marcus.

Associated with: dedicated (faithful).


14 relations via Mark: Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markos, Markus, Marq and Marque.

Creative forms:
(male) Makov, Mankov, ..


Middle name pairings:
Markov Filip (M.F.), ..

How popular is Markov?

Markov is an uncommon given name for males but a very popular surname for both adults and children (#40397 out of 150436, Top 27%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent related forms of Markov (outside Top 2000) are Marcus (#168 in recent rankings), Mark (#196), Mario (#284), Marco (#320), Marcos (#406), Marc (#673), Markus (#865), Marek (#1489), Marko (#1601), Markell (#1766) and Marius. Adoption of these relations of Markov reached its highest during 1960-1969 (average #911) and is now significantly less (#888, down 83%), with forms such as Marc becoming somewhat outmoded. (Top Baby Names, 2015)

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, Markus in U.S.

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

Similar Names

Suggested similar names are Darko, Iakov, Jakov, Mackey, Mackie, Madox, Maik, Maimon, Major, Malcom, Maldon, Malki, Malkolm, Mallon, Mano, Manoa, Manton, Mar-, Marcas, Marcel, March, Marcio, Marden, Mardon, Mardyn (see Marden), Mareo, Marimo, Marino, Marinor (see Marriner), Marion, Markel, Markese, Markham, Markiss, Marlen, Marley, Marlin, Marloe, Marlon, Marlond, Marlonn (see Marlon), Marlow, Marly, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmion, Marmyon (see Marmion), Maro, Marom, Marr, Marsdon, Marsh, Marston, Mart, Martel, Marton, Marty, Martyn, Marvyn, Marx, Marzo, Maslon, Masson, Mateo, Maxson, Maynor, Mikol, Mirko, Miron, Morio, Morrow, Murton, Myron, Yaakov, Yacov and Yakov. These names tend to be more frequently used than Markov.

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in meaning and etymology.