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pinWhat 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).


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 6 more relations via Mark, Marquis: Marek, Marius, Markey, 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 history 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 Names, 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), Marcos (#404), Markus (#737), Marquis (#836), Marquise and Marquez are the prominent alternative forms of Marques. Other forms, like Markise, are uncommon. Adoption of these forms of Marques reached its apex 2 decades ago (average #380) and is somewhat lower today (#665, down 46%), with versions such as Marquise falling out of style. Mark has generally been popular among parents, though Markus has gained in usage over time.

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Marques, Marcos, Marcus, Mark, Markus in U.S.

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

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

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Marques is alike in pronunciation to Marcas. Other recommended similar baby 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.