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What does Marquess mean?

Marquess Pronunciation of Marquess as a name for boys is an Old French name, and Marquess means "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Marquess is a version of Marquis (Old French).

ASSOCIATED WITH Mar-, nobleman


VARIANTS Marquiz, Marquise, Marquez, Marques, Markwess, Markwees, Markize, Markiss, Markise, Markess, Markese, Markeese, Markeece




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How popular is Marquess?

Marquess is a rare first name for males but a very popular last name for all people (#32302 out of 150436, Top 21%). (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Which version is better?

Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis (#929 VIA LATEST LIST) and Marquise (#1300) are the popular varying forms of Marquess (NOT RANKED). Other variants, like Markeece, are seldom used. These forms of Marquess were popular in the year 1995 (AVERAGE #768) and are now significantly less popular (#1645, 82.1%), with versions such as Marquis becoming less stylish. (TOP 2000 NAMES, 2015)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis, Marquise in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marquess and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marquess is alike in pronunciation to Marcus, Markus and Marquus. Other recommended sound-alike names are Bayless, Baylless (see Bayless), Cadmuss (see Cadmus), Corless, Dariess (see Darius), Demarquess (see Demarcus), Demarquiss, Harriss, Jacques, Jaques, Madteos, Madtheos, Magnes, Magnus, Magus, Mahesh, Malaquias, Malique, Manases, Manuel, Manuela, Manuelo, Manus, Marcas, Marceau, Marcel, Marcell, Marcelo, Marcely, Marcos, Mardel, Marden, Marek, Mareo, Marianos (see Mariano), Marianus, Mariner, Marius, Markel, Markell, Markey, Markos, Marlea, Marlen, Marley, Marloe, Marmeon (see Marmion), Marmer, Marq, Marque, Marquel, Mars, Marsden, Marsean, Marsh, Marsten, Martel, Martell, Martenn, Martinos, Martinus, Marve, Marvell, Marven, Marzell, Mateus, Mateusz, Mattaeus, Mattheus, Maurus, Morriss and Parriss. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marquess.

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