What does Mars mean?
Mars /mars/ as a boys' name. Mythology: the classical god of war.
(male) Marsse, Marsseh, ..
(female) Marsah, Marsi, ..
How popular is Mars?
Mars is an uncommon first name for men but a very popular surname for all people (#6850 out of 150436, Top 5%). (2000 U.S. Demographics)
Below is a charted comparison of the statistics of the boy name Mars and related names. Marcus (#158 via latest list), Martin (#262), Ares (#781), Marcel (#853) and Mariano (#1089) are the prominent alternative forms of Mars (unlisted). Usage of these relations of Mars was widespread among parents in 1990 (usage of 0.4%) and is somewhat less today (usage 0.2%, ▼42%). Marcus has been the overall favorite, though Marcel has become trendy as well, while Martin has become less popular. (Top 2000 Names, 2014)
Mars is pronounced similarly to Merce and Morse. Other suggested similar names are Lars, Mabry, Mac, Mace, Mack▼, Macy, Mads, Magus, Maik, Maks, Man, Mann, Mano, Manus, Mar, Mar-, Marc▼, Marcas, March, Marco, Marcos, Marek, Mareo, Marik, Mario, Marius, Mark▼, Marko, Markos, Markus▲, Marly, Maro, Marom, Marq, Marr, Marsh, Mart, Marti, Marty▼, Marve, Marx, Marzo, Masos, Mat▼, Mata, Mats, Matt▼, Matz, Mauro, Maurus, Maury, Max▲, Maxx, Maxy, Mayes, Mayo, Mays, More, Mori, Moris, Mort, Moss and Pears. These names tend to be more commonly used than Mars.