What does Marques mean?
Marques [mar-ques] 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).
(male) Nardques, Torques, ..
(female) Mardes, Marmee, ..
How 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 history of Marques for boys. Marques entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its highest rank of #575 in the U.S. during the years 1980-1989, but is not in the list at the moment. (Top 2000 Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source forms and related boy names. Marcus (#168 the previous year), Mark (#196), Marcos (#406), Markus (#865), Marquis (#929), Marquise (#1300), Marek (#1489), Marquez, Markese and Marius are the prominent alternative forms of Marques. Other forms, like Markise, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Marques reached its apex 6 decades ago (average #1377) and has become significantly less since (#1213, down 87%), with versions such as Marquise going out of style.
Marques▼ is alike in pronunciation to Marcas. Other recommended names are Barnes, Fares, Jacques, Jaques, Magnes, Magnus▲, Magus, Malique, Manases, Manuel▼, Manus, Marcel▲, Mardel, Marden, Mareo, Mariner, Marinos, Marinus, Markel, Marlea, Marlen, Marley▲, Marloe, Marmer, Marquel, Mars, Marsden, Marsten, Martel, Marten, Martie, Marve, Marvel, Marven, Mateus, Maurus, Mayes, Miquel, Narses and Parkes. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marques.See names in meaning and etymology.