What does Marsh mean?
Marsh [marsh] as a boys' name is of Old English origin, and the meaning of Marsh is "swamp". Surname. Painter Reginald Marsh.
Related boy name: Marshall.
(male) Marrsh, Mash, ..
(female) Mared, Marsi, .. Middle name pairings:
Marsh Bailey (M.B.), ..
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. Demographics)
Marsh reached its highest rank of #1488 in the U.S. in the 1880s, but is not found in the list at the moment. (2015 U.S. SSA Records)
Which version is better?with similar and related boy names. Marshall (#319 in 2015) is the only other prominent alternative form of Marsh listed in the Top 2000. Adoption of these forms of Marsh reached its highest a century ago (adoption of 0.08%) and is somewhat lower today (adoption 0.06%, ▼31%).
Marsh is pronounced similarly to March. Other recommended names are Cash▲, Harish, Hersh, Hirsh, Mads, Mahesh, Maks, Mar, Mar-, Marc▼, Marco, Marek, Mareo, Marik, Mario, Mark▼, Marko, Marly, Maro, Marom, Marq, Marr, Mars, Marshal, Marshon, Mart, Marti, Marty▼, Marve, Marx, Marzo, Mats, Mays, Morse, Nash▲, Parish and Walsh. These names tend to be more commonly used than Marsh.See names in meaning and etymology.