What does Marquez mean?
Marquez \m(a)-rquez, 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 a form of Marquis (Old French). See also Demarcus.
Marquez▼ has 1 more different form via Marquis: Marqui.
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%, down 93.1%), with the versions Marquis, Demarcus, Marquise, Marquez and Marques becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)