What does Markus mean?
Markus is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1029 out of 1220, Top 84%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#7263 out of 88799, Top 8%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Presented below is the baby name popularity of Markus for boys. Markus entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #501 in the U.S. in 1990, and is currently at #737. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)
Shown below is an analysis of the usage of Markus and associated names. Marcus (#158 last year), Mark (#189), Mario (#270), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Marc (#636), Marques and Markell are the prominent varying forms of Markus (#737 last year). These boy names were at the apex of their popularity in 1995 and have become much less popular since, 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 also a revival in birth name usage for Marcus. (Top 1000 Baby Names Records, 2014)