What does Marmaduke mean?
Marmaduke [mar-maduke] as a boys' name is of Irish and Gaelic origin, and the meaning of Marmaduke is "follower of Saint Maedoc". The most famous of a number of saints named Maedoc was a sixth-century abbot of Clonmore in Ireland. The name has comical English upper-class connotations.
(male) Mackmaduke, Marduke, ..
(female) Marmadudes, Marmadusa, .. Middle name pairings:
Marmaduke Lathan (M.L.), ..
How popular is Marmaduke?
Marmaduke is an uncommon first name for men but a somewhat popular last name for all people (#85643 out of 150436, Top 57%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Which version is better?with its variant forms and related boy names. Duke (#603 from recent data) is the only popular variation form of Marmaduke (outside Top 2000) ranked in the Top 2000. Adoption of this form of Marmaduke is at its highest today (adoption of 0.02%). (2015 Birth Statistics)
Similar NamesSuggested similar names are Marianus, Markaine and Marque. Like Marmaduke, these names are not commonly used.See names in meaning and etymology.