Meaning and name origin
Marquez \m(a)-rquez, mar-quez\ as a boy's name is of Old French origin, and the meaning of Marquez is "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Marquez is a variant of Marquis (Old French): originally a title of nobility for aristocrats whose holdings were situated in vulnerable border areas (the Marches). See also Demarcus.
Marquez is not a popular first name for males but a very popular surname or last name for all people (#504 out of 88799, Top 1%) (2000 U.S. Census).
Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Marquez for boys (2014 statistics).
Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the boy name Marquez and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Marquis (#836), Marquise, Marques, Demarcus and Marquez. (2014 statistics).