What does Marquez mean?
Marquez /mar-quez/ [2 sylls.] 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.
Marquez▼ has 1 more different relation via Marquis: Marqui.Kreatif forms: Maquez, Morquez, Muirquez. [more]
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. Census)
Charted below is the baby name popularity of Marquez for boys. Marquez was first listed in 1990 and reached its peak position of #664 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not ranked currently. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)
Below is a charted analysis of the usage of the boy name Marquez and associated names. Marquis (#836 the previous year), Marquise, Marques and Demarcus are the popular variation forms of Marquez. Usage of these boy names reached its apex in the year 1995 (usage of 0.4768%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.0328%, 93.1% less), with the versions Marquis, Demarcus, Marquise, Marquez and Marques becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)