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Marquise (boy)

What does Marquise mean?

Marquise Pronunciation of Marquise [mar-quise] as a name for boys (also used less generally as girls' name Marquise) is of Old French derivation, and the name Marquise means "nobleman; lord of the borderlands". Marquise is a variant form of Marquis (Old French).

Associated with: nobleman.


Marquise has 13 variants: Markeece, Markeese, Markese, Markess, Markise, Markiss, Markize, Markwees, Markwess, Marques, Marquess, Marquez and Marquiz.

1 more different relation via Marquis: Marqui.

1 feminine form: Markeisha.

Creative forms:


Middle name pairings:
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How popular is Marquise?

Marquise is an uncommon given name for men. Marquise is an equivalently unique surname too for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. Census)

Marquise entered the list in 1970-1979 and reached its peak position of #369 in the U.S. in the year 1995, and is presently at #1300. (2015 Birth Statistics)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marquise name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marquise outside U.S.

Which version is better?

with its source form and related boy names. Prominent variation forms of Marquise (#1300 the previous year) rated in the Top 2000 are Markese, Marques, Marquez and Marquis (#929 the previous year). Usage of these relations of Marquise was well-received in 1995 (median #768) and has become much reduced since (#1645, 82.1%).

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marquise, Markese, Marques, Marquez, Marquis in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Marquise and related baby names outside U.S.

Similar Names

Marquise is pronounced similarly to Marcus, Markus and Marquus. Other suggested similar names are Gervaise, Macaire, Macbride, Macguire, Magnus, Maguire, Magus, Malakie, Malequi, Malique, Mannie, Manus, Manvile (see Manville), Marcas, Marcio, Marcos, Marik, Marimo, Mariner, Marino, Marinos, Marinus, Marion, Marius, Markaine, Markeith, Markos, Marleigh, Marlin, Marlinn (see Marlon), Marloe, Marlowe, Marmion, Marq, Marque, Marquel, Marriner, Marsdin, Marsh, Marti, Martie, Martijn, Martin, Martino, Marve, Marvin, Marwin, Massie, Mateus, Mateusz, Mattie, Maurice, Maurie, Maurise, Maurus, Maxie, Mcguire, Mercure, Mercuree, Moise, Morice, Moris, Morrice, Morrie, Morris, Morriss, Morse, Murfie (see Murphy), Murphie, Narcisse, Tarquin and Tarquino. These names tend to be more frequently used than Marquise.

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