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pinWhat does Markus mean?

Markus /mar-kus/ as a boys' name. Markus' name origin is Latin, and Markus means "dedicated to Mars". Markus is a Dutch, German, Hungarian form of Marcus (Latin). Markus is also a variation of Mark (Latin).


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

Markus has 11 more alternative forms via Marcus, Mark: Marc, Marco, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markov, Marq and Marque.

Kreatif forms: Markusse, Maxkus, Muirkus. [more]

pinHow popular is Markus?

Markus is a somewhat popular first name for males (#1029 out of 1220, Top 84%) and an even more popular surname for all people (#8497 out of 150436, Top 6%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the baby name history 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 Baby Names, 2014)

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Markus name in U.S.

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

Shown below is an analysis of the history 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). Other variants, like Marq, are seldom used. These forms of Markus were popular as birth names in the year 1995 (median #336) and are somewhat less common today (#522, 28%). Mark is the clear favorite, though Marcus is now the preferred form, while Marc and Marques are now less common.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Markus, Marc, Marco, Marcos, Marcus in U.S.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Mario, Mark, Markell, Marques in U.S.

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

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Markus is pronounced similarly to Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Markwees, Markwess, Marquess, Marquez, Marquise and Marquiz. Other recommended similar baby names are Argus, Arius, Carolus, Darius, Demarkus, Fabius, Fawnus, Fergus, Gaius, Hampus, Ikarus, Jairus, Jarius, Macarius, Mackey, Mads, Magnus, Magus, Maik, Makar, Maks, Malkam, Malki, Mamoun, Mamun, Manus, Marcel, Marcio, Mardel, Marden, Marianus, Marik, Marino, Marinus, Marion, Markel, Markham, Marlan, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marlin, Maro, Marom, Marqui, Marquis, Mars, Mart, Martel, Martie, Marven, Mateus, Matias, Mattaus, Maurits, Maurus, Mays, Mirko, Morgun, Morris, Parkes, Parks and Ursus. These names tend to be less commonly used than Markus.