What does Marsh mean?
Marsh /marsh/ [1 syll.] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Marsh is "swamp". Surname. Painter Reginald Marsh.
Related boy name: Marshall.
VariationsKreatif forms: Mamarsh, Marshce, Marshma. [more]
How popular is Marsh?
Marsh is a rare first name for males but a very popular surname for all people (#494 out of 150436, Top 1%). (2000 U.S. Census)
Marshall (#319 in 2014) is the only prominent alternative form of Marsh (outside Top 1000) listed in the Top 1000. Adoption of this boy name reached its highest during 1890-1899 (usage of 0.835%) and is now significantly less (usage 0.681%, ▼18.4%). Shown below is a comparison of the usage of Marsh and associated names. (2014 Birth Statistics)
Marsh is pronounced similarly to March. Other recommended similar baby names are Marc▼, Marco▲, Marek, Marik, Mark, Marko, Marq, Mars, Marx, Marzo and Morse. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marsh.