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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).


Variations

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


Popularity

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).

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

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

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).

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

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


Similar Names

Suggested similar baby names are Marque and Marquel. Like Marques, these names are not commonly used.

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