Meaning and name origin
Marques \m(a)-rques, mar-ques\ as a boy's name is of Latin and Old French origin, and the meaning of Marques is "dedicated to Mars; nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Marques is a variant of Mark (Latin): anglicized version of Marcus. Also a variant of Marquis (Old French): originally a title of nobility for aristocrats whose holdings were situated in vulnerable border areas (the Marches).
Marques is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#9664 out of 88799, Top 11%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marques for boys. Marques reached its highest rank of #598 in the U.S. in 1980-1989. (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Marques and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Marcus (#158), Mark (#189), Marcos (#404), Markus (#737), Marquis (#836), Marquise, Marquez and Marques. (2014 statistics).