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pinWhat does Marques mean?

Marques /mar-ques/ [2 sylls.] as a name for boys is of Latin and Old French derivation, and Marques means "dedicated to Mars; nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Marques is a Spanish form of Mark (Latin): anglicized transcription of Marcus. Marques is also a form of Marquis (Old French).


Marques has 18 variants: Marcos, Marcus, Markeece, Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Markos, Markus, Markwees, Markwess, Marquess, Marquez, Marquise, Marquiz and Marquus.

Marques has 12 more relations via Mark, Marquis: Marc, Marco, Marek, Mario, Marius, Markell, Markey, Marko, Markov, Marq, Marque and Marqui.

Kreatif forms: Manques, Maques, Mayques. [more]

pinHow popular is Marques?

Marques is an uncommonly occurring first name for males but a very prominent surname for all people (#5041 out of 150436, Top 3%). (2000 U.S. Census)

Presented below is the birth name popularity of Marques for boys. Marques entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #598 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Marcus (#158 the previous year), Mark (#189), Mario (#270), Marco (#308), Marcos (#404), Marc (#636), Markus (#737), Marquis (#836), Marquise, Markell and Marquez are the prominent alternative forms of Marques. Forms like Marquus are uncommon. Adoption of these boy names reached its apex in the year 1995 (usage of 0.6305%) and has become significantly less since (usage 0.3718%, down 41%), with the versions Marquis, Marquise, Marc, Marquez and Marques falling out of style. The more fashionable names for newborns among these are Marcus (#158), Marco (#308), Mario (#270), Markus (#737) and Marcos (#404), with Marcus enjoying a rekindling in popularity. Shown below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Marques and associated names. (Top 1000 Birth Names Records, 2014)

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

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

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marquis, Marquise in U.S.

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

pinSimilar Names

A recommended similar baby name is Marquel. Like Marques, this name is not commonly used.