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). See also Demarcus.
Associated with: nobleman.
Marquez has 1 more different relation via Marquis: Marqui.Creative forms:
(male) Mayoquez, Muirquez, ..
(female) Maret, Marrel, .. Middle name pairings:
Marquez Dov (M.D.), ..
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)
Marquez was first listed in 1980-1989 and reached its peak position of #664 in the U.S. in 1998, but is not ranked currently. (Top Baby Names, 2015)
Which version is better?with its source form and related boy names. Marquis (#929 the previous year), Demarcus (#1079), Marquise (#1300), Marques and Markese are the popular variation forms of Marquez. Usage of these relations of Marquez reached its apex 20 years ago (usage of 0.13%) and has become much lower since (usage 0.03%, 78% less), with versions like Marques 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.See names in meaning and etymology.