What does Marquez mean?
Marquez [mar-quez] as a name for boys is of Old French derivation, and the meaning of the name Marquez is "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Marquez is an alternate form of Marquis (Old French) with the suffix -ez. See also Demarcus.
Associated with: nobleman.
Marquez has 1 more different relation via Marquis: Marqui.Kreatif forms:
(male) Mayoquez, Muirquez, ..
(female) Mardred, Marmen, ..
How popular is Marquez?
Marquez is an uncommonly occurring given name for males but a very prominent last name for all people (#357 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Charted below is the baby name statistics of Marquez for boys. Marquez was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #664 in the U.S. in 1998, and is presently at #1726. (Top Baby Names, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Marquez and associated names. Marquis (#836 the previous year), Demarcus (#1004), Marquise (#1317), Marques (#1904) and Markese are the popular variation forms of Marquez (#1726 the previous year). Usage of these relations of Marquez reached its apex 19 years ago (usage of 0.13%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.04%, 69% less), with versions like Marquis becoming somewhat dated.
Marquez is alike in pronunciation to Marcus, Markus▲ and Marquus. Other suggested similar names are Demarquez (see Demarcus), Malique, Manuel▼, Marcel▲, Mardel, Marden, Marek, Mareo, Mariner, Marius, Markel, Markey, Marlea, Marlen, Marley▲, Marloe, Marmer, Marq, Marque, Marquel, Marsden, Marsten, Martel, Marten, Martie, Marve, Marvel, Marven, Mateusz, Miquel and Parvez. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marquez.