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). Usage of Marquez as a name for babies is somewhat irregular. 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 (#504 out of 88799, 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 this boy name reached its apex in the year 1995 and has become much lower since, with the versions Marquis, Demarcus, Marquise, Marquez and Marques becoming somewhat dated. (Top 1000 Baby Names Statistics, 2014)